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Photo Story: Bhutan – Heaven of eternal peace touching Horizon

The country encompasses a cultural heritage highly similar to that of Tibet due to the spread of Buddhism and the official language Dzongkha also adopted the writing script similar to that of the ancient Tibetan language. Buddhism is embraced by most of the people and is the majority religion prevailing in the little mountainous nation.

Photo Story by Anneysha Chatterjee…

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At Giverny, France
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Impressions of Claude Monet’s Giverny

So what if you do not get to see an original Claude Monet in his maison at a small French village called Giverny. It is a pilgrimage spot nonetheless, to be where the master of Impressionism was at work for a greater period of his life, and to relive those images of lilies and the countryside.

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Mahapuram temple
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Photo story: Mahabalipuram and Pondicherry

Mahabalipuram is famous for its ancient stone temples carved from rocks, like the Shore Temple and Pancha Rathas. You can see carvings of gods and animals that are hundreds of years old!

Photo story by Mouli Kanala…

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Ta Prohm is filled with visible indications of its gradual decay
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In the Enchanting Forest Temple: Ta Prohm

It was nearing 5:30 pm. The onset of dusk was close. The sky above the jungle began to take on a blue-black hue. Birds, many of which were unfamiliar to us, were returning to their nests. We are also supposed to return to our hotel. But our journey back to Siem Reap appeared to be complicated at that moment.

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Parliament House, Quebec
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Where History Whispers (Canada Travelogue – Part 3)

Our appetite for travel remained unabated even after prolonged travel. Canada being a vast country exploring it in a month is impossible! My uncle and aunt-in-law prearranged the itinerary and logistics to ensure we get a seamless experience. This time it was a road trip to Quebec City and Montréal.

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Neelkantha in a golden robe
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Meeting The Lord Amidst A Snow-Clad Badrinath

We, a gang of five, reached Joshimath on our way to Badrinath in August-September, 2018. Badrinath is the abode of Lord Vishnu, the Preserver, one of the top three Gods of the Hindu pantheon, described in the ‘shastra’ as the ‘Holy Trio’.

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Photo story on Upper Mustang the Forbidden Kingdom
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Photo story: Upper Mustang the Forbidden Kingdom

Upper Mustang is a dry river valley exist near the Annapurna Circuit in the rain shadow region of the Himalayas. In the past, this valley was a “Forbidden kingdom” within Nepal. Due to decades of segregation from the world, it matured its own heritage and custom, which closely similar to Tibetan lifestyle.

Photo story by Pijush Roychowdhury

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Sunset in Victoria
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Land Of Mountains, Snow and Sunsets: Canada, Part 2

In only a few corners of the globe will you encounter the Pacific Ocean embracing a mountain range as it does along the sea-to-sky highway leading to Whistler. The journey unveils a breathtaking panorama of azure waters caressing the rugged coastal mountains. En route, the sight of Shannon Falls cascading down, alongside its provincial park, captivates the senses.

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