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Sunday Herald travel

Bit of Swiss and Italy

Published on 02-May-2015

Do you see that peak over there?" asks our guide Anna Bezzola, she of light-green eyes and sunglasses perched high above her golden blonde-hair.

A city's psyche

Published on 02-May-2015
An eyeful Jodhpur, as seen from Mehrangarh Fort.

Jodhpur is much more than a tourist place known for forts & palaces; it's a historical mine and a mystic world...

A journey back in time

Published on 25-Apr-2015
well-preserved The oldest wooden schoolhouse in St. Augustine, Florida.

Though it was my second visit to St. Augustine, its magic still remained. This quaint town, said to be one of the longest inhabited European...

More than 'Oh, deer!'

Published on 25-Apr-2015
Friends forever? Spotted deer and a langur (above) at Masinagudi, Tamil Nadu.

It's like the stereotypical middle child. Surrounded by tourist hotspots like Ooty, Bandipur and Madumalai, Masinagudi, for most people,...

Tarragona treats

Published on 25-Apr-2015
colours of ruins Street art in Tarragona.

The port city of Tarragona by the Mediterranean boasts of splendid ruins, a seaside amphitheatre and attractive festivities, writes Susheela Nair

Vignettes of wildlife

Published on 18-Apr-2015
sightings (From top) A one-horned rhino; a bar-headed goose; barking deer at  Kaziranga National Park, Assam. Photos by author

With the spring closing in, the weather was mildly warm as we drove eastward from Guwahati, the capital of Assam...

Coast to coast

Published on 18-Apr-2015
wondrous Cape Dombey Obelisk on an outcrop in Robe, a port; a beach on Limestone Coast, Australia (below). Photos: South Australian Tourism Commission

On a bright sunny morning, my husband and I were cruising down the highway a little away from Adelaide city when we caught...

Travellers on a boat

Published on 11-Apr-2015
House boat

After a night halt at Kochi, we covered the hour and half required to take us to the pristine beauty called Kumarakom...

Gem of a city

Published on 11-Apr-2015

My first thought on my travel plan to Burma, now Myanmar, is of Miss Cardozo, our geography teacher in school. A Goan...

Call of the desert

Published on 04-Apr-2015
chalk-rock formations White Desert of Farafra, Egypt.

I decided to visit Egypt along with a friend for a couple of weeks because the political turmoil there had somewhat calmed...

Photo Gallery
Chris Gayle of RCB acknowledge the crowd after his century against Kings XI Punjab...

Chris Gayle of RCB acknowledge the crowd after his century against Kings XI Punjab...

An Indian man reads a newspaper that has the news of Bollywood actor Salman Khan’s court verdict...

An Indian man reads a newspaper that has the news of Bollywood actor Salman Khan’s court verdict...

A boy jumps into the Ganges river to cool off himself on a hot summer day in Kolkata...

A boy jumps into the Ganges river to cool off himself on a hot summer day in Kolkata...

Rickshawpullers take rest under a tree on a hot day in Amritsar on Wednesday...

Rickshawpullers take rest under a tree on a hot day in Amritsar on Wednesday...

Visitor looking crafts at craft and culture fair ‘Craftmarche’ organised by Innovative Film city...

Visitor looking crafts at craft and culture fair ‘Craftmarche’ organised by Innovative Film city...

Bollywood actor Salman Khan arrives at Session Court in Mumbai on Wednesday...

Bollywood actor Salman Khan arrives at Session Court in Mumbai on Wednesday...

Bollywood actor Salman Khan leaving for the court to hear the verdict on the 2002 hit-and-run case..

Bollywood actor Salman Khan leaving for the court to hear the verdict on the 2002 hit-and-run case..

Bollywood actor Salman Khan with his mother Sushila alias Salma...

Bollywood actor Salman Khan with his mother Sushila alias Salma...

Bollywood actor Salman Khan's poster is displayed for sale at a market in New Delhi...

Bollywood actor Salman Khan's poster is displayed for sale at a market in New Delhi...

Fans of Bollywood actor Salman Khan at a silent march to support him after a court sentenced...

Fans of Bollywood actor Salman Khan at a silent march to support him after a court sentenced...

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