"Dream, Dream, Dream! Conduct these dreams into thoughts and then transform them into action."
- Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

  • Mumbai is not just the financial capital of India or the home of Bollywood. The city has a sculptural jewel in her lap - Elephanta Caves. These magnificent caves are situated on an island 10 km east to the city named Gharapuri, which means ‘the city of caves’. 
These are said to be one of the oldest rock cut structures in the country, belonging to a period between 5th to 8th century. The Shiva sculpture called Maheshmurti along with the ‘Shiva Nataraja’ and ‘Ardhanarishvara’ is the main attraction.

    2019-01-17

  • Dripping in a natural beauty around the year, Valparai is a hilly Taluk place of Coimbatore district. A scenic drive on hairpin bends adds more excitement to the journey to Valparai. Forest of Valparai has one of the biggest natural teak trees in the world. This tree is 500 years old with 90 ft height and 23.5 ft width. 
It has numerous waterfalls in its vicinity. Chinna Kallar which is 15 km from here, is the wettest place in South India. Apart from it, Valparai is blessed with Iraichal Parai falls, Poonachi Falls, Rhythm falls.

    2019-01-16

  • This thousand years old stepwell (baori) in the Abhaneri village of Rajasthan has a special geometric pattern that creates a maze, where captivating movements of lights and shadows can be seen. It was built by the king Chand Raja and hence the name. 
This is the world’s largest and deepest stepwell with 13 levels & depth of 64 ft. The baori gets narrower at the bottom with stairs encircling the water on the three sides while the fourth side presents a beautifully carved pavilion.

    2019-01-15

  • People from different countries participate in the International Kite Festival at Ahmedabad. The week-long festival is held on the occasion of Uttarayan since 1989. For the entire week during the festival ‘Patang Bazar’ in the old city market stays open 24 hours a day. 
Millions of people participate in the festival where the kite flying starts as early as 5 in the morning and continues till night. You get to see different types of innovative kites from across the world and experience the skills of national and international ace kite flyers.

    2019-01-14

  • Mokshapat, the original version of today’s “Snakes and Ladders” was invented in the 13th century by Saint Gyandev. It was used to teach dharma, morals and values to children. The game used to serve a dual purpose; entertainment & educating children about Do’s and Don’ts of life.
The ladders represented virtues and the snakes indicated vices. The last square was used to represent moksha or nirvana. The popular idiom “Back to square one” is also believed to be derived from this game.

    2019-01-11

  • Imagine a beautiful drive at the sunset, with the majestic Arabian Sea on one side and a serene river on the other with a magnificent view of Kodachadri Hills in the background. 
You can experience this heavenly bliss right here in India, on the NH-66  which divides the Arabian Sea and Sauparnika river for almost 3.5 km near the Maravanthe village in Karnataka.

    2018-08-29