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In India, the senses are truly aroused. The colour of the women's
clothes, and the abundance of jewellery is a photographer's paradise.
Kerala - God's Own Country, Rajasthan - The Land of Kings.
Countries neighbouring India are: Pakistan,
China, Nepal, Bhutan,
Myanmar and Bangladesh. Sri Lanka lies off India's south-eastern tip.
India is made up of 28 states and 7 union territories.
The Holy Cow
The cow is sacred in India; and woe betide the driver who doesn't
swerve into a field to avoid them.
Cows are not penned into fields here, and in the smaller towns and
villages they wander wherever they like. It is even said that some people in India might
like to come back as a cow in the next life. Now there's a thought.
Cow - An Indian Adventure:
Feisty, outspoken Sarah Macdonald made a firm decision after backpacking through India in
her 20s: she would never return. India was a land of filth and desperation, and Sarah was
nearly free of it when, as she prepared to board her plane back to her Australian
homeland, a beggar read her palm and declared that she'd be back; the next time, for love.
Weather in Asia:
Local weather forecasts for destinations around Asia.
Whether you prefer beaches, the tropical forests or cool hill
stations in the foothills of the Himalayas, India never disappoints.
Travel Notes' official photographer gives you his view of India.
The high red sandstone ramparts of Agra Fort stretch for almost 2.5
Comprehensive information services for those in Goa or abroad.
Candolim beach is wide and sandy and is quieter and more relaxed than
some of the towns. Candolim village has a modest selection of local stores and eateries
and Panaji, the capital of Goa, is ten miles away.
Whether you plan to be in Hyderabad for a day, 2 days or longer, browse through the
suggested itineraries for visitors to Hyderabad.
Jammu & Kashmir
5 Must Do Things in
Jammu and Kashmir to Have a Lifetime Experience:
With lush green forests, snow covered peaks, ancient temples, serene blue lakes and
incredible scenic beauty, Jammu & Kashmir could be Paradise on Earth.
Compare Indian Hotel Prices
Some of the most popular destinations in India
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Indian Heritage Hotels
A select group of palaces, forts and havelis that have been converted into wonderful
hotels, retaining their age old flavour and charm.
Resorts in Bangalore:
The Silicon Valley of India, Bangalore is in the south of the country. As the weather here
doesn't get too hot or too cold, you can comfortably visit Bangalore at any time of the
India's railway system is the largest in Asia, with over 62,000 km of track passing
through 7,000 stations. There's even an availability status for the next seven days -
handy if you're reading this on WiFi in India.
India Train Timetables:
If you'll be travelling in India by train, which is more than likely, it helps to know
which trains go where; and when.
Book Indian bus tickets online - with departures from Bangalore, Calicut, Chennai,
Chidambaram, Coimbatore, Cuddalore, Ernakulam, Goa, Guntur, Hyderabad, Kadapa, Kannur,
Kottampatti, Kutuparamba, Madurai, Melur, Mumbai, Nellore, Pondicherry, Pune,
Secunderabad, Shirdi, Thalasserry, Thirupathi, Trichy, Velankanni, Vijayawada and
Travel Writing - Holy Adventure:
An excerpt from the book 'Young Female, Traveling Alone', by Anne-Marie Manuela Pop.
Royal Orient takes
rail passengers from Delhi through the previously undiscovered state of
Gangtok, the capital of Sikkim is connected by all weather road to
Darjeeling, Kalimpong, Siliguri and also to all the district headquarters within Sikkim.
The nearest railway stations are at Siliguri (114km) and New
Jalpaiguri (125km) with connections to Calcutta, Delhi, Guwahati, Lucknow and other
important cities in India.
The nearest airport is Bagdogra, in North Bengal (124km).
Foreigners must obtain a permit to visit Sikkim, obtained from all
Indian missions; Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), New Delhi; Sikkim Tourism office, New
Delhi; Sikkim Tourism Office, Calcutta; and Sikkim Tourism Office, Siliguri.
Whether your passion is long treks or short walks in ever-changing
landscape; white-water rafting or mountaineering amongst the world's highest peaks;
photographing nature's diversity; or just hanging out, meeting people of other cultures,
and enjoying festivals. Sikkim is your destination.
Sikkim Himalayan Adventure Tours
Bhanu Pakhrin was born in Gangtok and has been hiking and trekking in Sikkim with friends
Official travel site of the Government of India Tourist Office in Europe.
Indian Ministry of Tourism:
The official website of the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India.
Turbans are to Rajasthan what the Eiffel Tower is to Paris. It is
even said that you can tell a lot about a man from his turban.
A comprehensive site on Indian performing arts launched and maintained by the artist
community of India.
Bringing the best of the Indian silver screen to the one on your computer.
Festivals and Fairs:
The Indian calendar is a long procession of festivals. If you can find yourself in the
right place at the right time, you could fill your visit to India with a festival every
What it means to be a Hindu; from history and customs, to scriptures and contemporary
Sikh philosophy and scriptures: Realisation of Truth is higher than all else. Higher still
is Truthful Living.
India related news items on a variety of subjects from business to sport and travel.
The Times of India:
The paper we always sought out in India. Catch up on the news from your computer.
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