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Sunday Herald travel

Komic connection

Published on 24-Jan-2015
lofty tenement A monastery at Komic, a village in Himachal Pradesh.

We had spent close to a week travelling around Shimla and exploring a few untread villages that borders our neighbouring countries.

Hong Kong rounds

Published on 24-Jan-2015
Sophisticated locale An aerial view of Hong Kong; (above) Chinese curios  at Stanley Market. Photos by authors

At the lower terminus base of the Hong Kong Island, canopied by tizzying skyscrapers and narrow flyovers, we had no inkling...

Landmark that witnessed Civil War

Published on 24-Jan-2015
reminder of battles A Gettysburg landscape.

wars, annals of American history,Civil War,DBN Murthy,

Off to Jordan for a salty experience

Published on 17-Jan-2015
sensational The pristine blue waters of Dead Sea in Jordan.

Whenever the name Dead Sea cropped up in school, a sense of awe writ large on every student's face....

Cascades of Courtallam

Published on 17-Jan-2015
lofty leaps The main Courtallam falls. Photos by author

We had embarked on a long journey of South India, to the very tip of the mainland, Kanyakumari, and its surroundings...

Guided by a gate

Published on 17-Jan-2015
sturdy observer The Brandenburg Gate in Germany.

If monuments could narrate stories, Brandenburg Gate, a witness to Germany's key historical events, would be an ace raconteur...

Meet the stars

Published on 10-Jan-2015
natural posers Inhabitants of the Singapore Zoo and the Jurong Bird Park. (Photo by author)

The ever-bustling city of Singapore boasts of many wondrous man-made structures. So the first query...

Symphony in stone

Published on 10-Jan-2015
built over relics Sanchi Stupa in Madhya Pradesh. Photos by author

Bhopal may not have any significant archaeological monuments of its own. The Taj-ul-Masajid, its grandest monument...

Encased in Ziro's green appeal

Published on 10-Jan-2015
fresh Unending views of paddy fields are a common sight in Ziro. Photo by author

I have always found myself resisting travelling abroad. I vaguely remember childhood trips...

Hidden gems of hinterland

Published on 03-Jan-2015
MELGHAT. Photo by Authors

As people travel to known destinations across the country, there are several places that lie unnoticed in the back lanes of public memory.

Photo Gallery
India's BSF 'Daredevils' motorcycle riders perform stunts as they take part during Republic Day...

India's BSF 'Daredevils' motorcycle riders perform stunts as they take part during Republic Day...

Make in India tableau on display during the 66th Republic Day parade at Rajpath...

Make in India tableau on display during the 66th Republic Day parade at Rajpath...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi paying homage at Amar Jawan Jyoti during the 66th Republic Day...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi paying homage at Amar Jawan Jyoti during the 66th Republic Day...

Pranab Mukherjee with Obama and Modi during an At-Home reception...

Pranab Mukherjee with Obama and Modi during an At-Home reception...

BSF officials perform during the 66th Republic Day Celebration at Attari Border in Amritsar...

BSF officials perform during the 66th Republic Day Celebration at Attari Border in Amritsar...

Illuminated Raisina Hill on the occasion of Republic Day in New Delhi...

Illuminated Raisina Hill on the occasion of Republic Day in New Delhi...

Amit Shah, Sonia Gandhi, Venkaiah Naidu and others using umbrellas as it rains...

Amit Shah, Sonia Gandhi, Venkaiah Naidu and others using umbrellas as it rains...

Mechanised columns on display during the 66th Republic Day parade at Rajpath...

Mechanised columns on display during the 66th Republic Day parade at Rajpath...

A view shows Indian Army soldiers marching past the India Gate during the Republic Day...

A view shows Indian Army soldiers marching past the India Gate during the Republic Day...

Navy's women contingent marches during the 66th Republic Day Celebration...

Navy's women contingent marches during the 66th Republic Day Celebration...

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