Posts Tagged ‘INDIA’

Health, Healing and Hedonism on India’s East Coast

Health, Healing and Hedonism on India’s East Coast
Story by guest blogger Roona. Photos Copyright © Roona. FOR THE PAST few years, floating along at the mercy of life’s capricious winds, I was despairing of ever bringing my life back to a sense of normalcy and my mind to a state of restfulness. When I set out for Vizag (short for Vishakapatnam City,...
June 5th, 2012 | Beaches, GUEST BLOGGERS, HARVESTING NATURE'S BOUNTY, HEALTH, INDIA, Interesting Towns | Read More

Lothal, India: Pushing the Frontiers 5,000 Years Ago

Lothal, India: Pushing the Frontiers 5,000 Years Ago
Story by guest blogger Roona. Photos Copyright © Roona. THERE IS NOTHING like stability to drive some people nuts and my guess is that even 5,000 years ago, human beings were no different. The people of the Indus Valley had mastered urban planning and maritime engineering, trade, commerce and art but...
October 19th, 2011 | ★ Rewind 2, GUEST BLOGGERS, Historic/Museums, INDIA | Read More

Taj Mahal: Emperor’s Symbol of Eternal Love for His Wife

Taj Mahal: Emperor’s Symbol of Eternal Love for His Wife
Story by guest blogger Akshat Choudhary. Photo Copyright © Akshat Choudhary. ENAMORED AND ENCHANTED by one of the most popular tourist destinations of India since I was a kid, it did not take much convincing to get off a couple of stations early on an impulse to finally experience the Taj Mahal. Taj...
July 13th, 2011 | GUEST BLOGGERS, Historic/Museums, INDIA | Read More

Diu: The Vintage Champagne of Coastal Holidaying

Diu: The Vintage Champagne of Coastal Holidaying
Story by guest blogger Roona. Photos Copyright © Roona. WHEN YOUR SPIRITS are weary and you’re desperate for a feeling of absolute well-being, go to Diu on the Gulf of Khambhat (India). Be sure to stay in one of the spacious, sea-facing rooms of Sugati beach Resort in the mainland town of Ghoghla....
October 6th, 2010 | GUEST BLOGGERS, INDIA | Read More

India Tales: A Proud Queen, a Harem Boss Lady and the Power and Prestige of Water

India Tales: A Proud Queen, a Harem Boss Lady and the Power and Prestige of Water
Story by guest blogger Roona. Photos Copyright © Roona. I RECENTLY MOVED to the city of Ahmedabad in the arid regions of Western India. In a landscape dominated by desert and dry air, people unashamedly propitiate rain gods and fervently pray for the monsoons. In a modern nation with modern methods...
August 31st, 2010 | GUEST BLOGGERS, INDIA | Read More