Tuesday, November 19, 2013
Monday, March 17, 2008
Oh teens! return safely with pleasant memories !
The railways offer another website www.railtourismindia.com managed by Indian railway catering and tourism corporation which is also rich in information. Browse for tour packages and other services. There is one Buddhist train, mahaparinirvan special train which is for Buddhist pilgrimage. This website has all the information regarding Buddha and his life and the places associated with him. Also visit another rich website
http://www.irctc.co.in/ for online reservation,cabs,hotels,tour packages,and tourist trains.
PLAN A TRIP TO INDIA-ASK FOR FREE CONSULTATION.
This is the message from the websitehttp://www.incredibleindia.org
view http:/picasaweb.google.com/damodaran48 for an album on Tajmahal.
http://www.north-india-tour-packages.com is the website to cover the north Indian states Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan,Himachal Pradesh,Delhi, and Jammu-Kashmir.Also visit this website http://www.incrediblehimalayas.com/ to get an idea about the himalayan states.
For an ablum on Kullu Manali,Rohtang pass etc browse
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One of the granite wonders of India. No boarding and lodging facilities .Nearest town Jayamkondam.April and May are hot .Convenient locations are Kumbakonam,Tanjore,Thiruchirapalli.Browse road map. Read history,temple architecture and sculpture details www.tamilartsacademy.com
For an album on gangaikondacholapuram visit http://picasaweb.google.com/damodaran48
Nattukkottai chettiar-nagarathar is an ancient community –chettinadu is their homeland comprising Karaikudi and adjoining 74 villages-family profession business and banking. The grand parents of the present generation earned wealth –most of them in south east Asia and spent a portion of the wealth in charity esp. for education, temples and choultry etc.Two philanthropists are notable 1.Dr.Raja Sir Annamalai chettiar and his family who founded Annamalai university, at Chidambaram,south arcot dist,and 2.Dr.Alagappa chettiyar who founded the present Alagappa university ,at Karaikudi.chettinadu is famous for its rich veg and non veg cousines.for more information browse http://chettinad.itgo.com/ for tourism, history, site map etc.For stay, browse http://www.chettinadumansion.com. It has information in English and French covering location, gallery, and contact us details, Also browse Anjappar chettinadu , [non vegetarian]for branches in Chennai and abroad.Browse chettinadu in google for all information related to chettinadu.
2 hrs drive from Tiruchy or Tanjore or Madurai.30 mts drive from Karaikudi.Home of Dr.Raja Sir Annamalai chettiyar, who founded Annamalai University and his son Dr.Raja Sir Muthaiya chettiyar and his family.All the buses from Tiruchy to Karaikudi or Tanjore to Karaikudi or from Karaikudi to the above places pass through this place.
5 kms from Karaikudi. On the highway from Karaikudi to Madurai or Rameswaram. Abode of lord Muruga.
12 kms from Karaikudi.On the highway from Karaikudi to Madurai or Rameswaram.Abode of lord Ganesh-Karpagavinayagar who fufills every wish.
In addition there are large numbers of places to visit .for more information browse http://chettinad.itgo.com/
visit http://picasaweb.google.com/damodaran48 for an album on chettinadu.
Another interesting hillrange ,adjoining kollihills is Pachamalai but less in height.The people are hardworkers and selfsuffecient in food and other basic needs.Visit http://picasaweb.google.com/damodaran48 for more details on Pachamalai.
BEAUTY UNSURPASSABLE . KOTHANDARAMER AT VADUVUR.
If you are near Tanjore,Tiruvarur,or Mannargudi visit Kothandarama swamy temple at Vaduvur. See yourself the unsurpassing beauty of Kothandaramar along with his consort Sitadevi,brother Lakshmanar and shri Anjaneyer.The temple is on the state highway between Mannargudi and Tanjore, near Mannargudi.Click this link for 1.how to reach,2.location etc,etc. https://sites.google.com/site/vaduvur/.Click this link for a calendar to see the temple events- vaduvur @gmail.com.Click images in google and view this image for one of the best photographs[see original image] .
Nearest town Sagara or Shimoga. Buses are frequent.see the spectacular view of falling Sharavati river from a height of 810 feet .Guest houses are available from the forest department. See http://picasaweb.google.com/damodaran48 for an album on Jogg falls.
COORG-KODAGU-SCOTLAND OF INDIA..
MONDOVI RIVER CRUISE.
TEMPLES OF GOA.
www.shreeshantadurga.com for more details.For an album on GOA visit www.picasaweb.google.com/damodaran48 for all the details.
KERALA-NATURE'S GIFT-THE ABODE OF NATURE.
Visit the official website http://www.keralatourism.org/ for tourism related information.Also visit http://www.keralatourism.com/ .Using google map find out the road map and view the satellite imageries because most of the region lies in between hill ranges[western ghats]JUNE-SEPTEMBER southwest monsoon.Intermittent rains but nature is in its full splendour during these monsoon months.[ask for offseason tariff for rooms during monsoon months]
MUNNAR and Thekkady.
Hills, full of tea bushes.Tea estates and tea factories in all directions.Every hotel has a printed booklet "In and around Munnar"containing the names of places to visit.Have one for yourself and tick the places you covered. Visit the website
www.indialine.com/travel/kerala/munnar for detaild account on Munnar.Travel through the road Munnar to Thekkady for beautiful scenery.Visit www.picasaweb.google.com/damodaran48 for an album on Munnar and Thekkady.
ALLEPPEY-ALAPPUZHA-KERALA HOUSE BOAT -VENICE OF THE EAST.