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At Atlantic's doorstep

Pena National Palace in Sintra, Lisbon, Portugal. Photo by author.

A famous pilgrimage centre, a fort and a castle on top of a granite hill, and the Atlantic's wild waves breaking into Europe's westernmost point...

A golden spectacle

A golden spectacle

What draws a traveller, especially one with Buddhist leanings, to Myanmar? The pagodas. They are visited by the devout, steeped-in-tradition Myanmarese, as well as hordes......

Edmonton diaries

historical Alberta Legislature Building at Edmonton, Canada. Photos by Radha H S

We landed in Edmonton on the same day we left Bangalore, in the same year, too. But, our day lasted 30-odd hours and it was...

University tales

OFREMAINS Mushroom-like 'stupas' dot the sunken court near Temple No 12 at Nalanda University. PHOTOS BY Hugh & Colleen Gantzer

The remains of Nalanda University's masterful architecture take hugh & colleen gantzer back in time to its days of glory as a unique centre...

Near-nature experience

Greenery at its best

Kaziranga is best known the world over as home to the one-horned rhinoceros; what many might not know is that, it can make for...

Oriental stunner

Shanghai skyline

Shanghai, China's populous city, comes together wonderfully as a hub of buzzing commerce, distinct culture and serenity, writes DBN Murthy.

Stone sonata

On her third visit to the Sun Temple in Konark, Tanushree Podder appreciates the stone chariot's distinction, made more wonderful by a poet's words. Photos by author

On her third visit to the Sun Temple in Konark, Tanushree Podder appreciates the stone chariot's distinction, made more wonderful by a poet's words

Enter eden in Alhambra

Paradise One of the gradens at Alhambra, Spain; (below) view of an  orangery; colourful blooms along a wall in the garden. Photos by author

Blame it on the window views. There I was, taking the tour of the Nasrid Palace in Alhambra, stopping every few feet to admire the...

Heady Roma

SPACES OFGRANDEURStatue of St Veronica clutching a veil with the imprint of Jesus's face; thewarminteriors of the restaurant

Sudha Madhavan covers distance and history in Rome, the Italian destination popular for papal traditions, architecture, gladiator tales and more...

Photo Gallery
Children during a Christmas celebration at National Centre for Performing Arts ...

Children during a Christmas celebration at National Centre for Performing Arts ...

Hero Action Team during a cycling expedition at Kufri...

Hero Action Team during a cycling expedition at Kufri...

People warm themselves next to a fire on a winter morning...

People warm themselves next to a fire on a winter morning...

Indian Space Research Organisationís GSLV-Mark III rocket...

Indian Space Research Organisationís GSLV-Mark III rocket...

Micromax co-founder and YU founder Rahul Sharma at the launch of Cyanogen...

Micromax co-founder and YU founder Rahul Sharma at the launch of Cyanogen...

School students hold placards during a rally to protest against the Pakistan terror...

School students hold placards during a rally to protest against the Pakistan terror...

Boxer Vijender Singh and actress Esha Deol during a promotional...

Boxer Vijender Singh and actress Esha Deol during a promotional...

Cakes exhibit at Hotel Oberoi for coming Christmas...

Cakes exhibit at Hotel Oberoi for coming Christmas...

School children in Ahmedabad praay as they pay tributes...

School children in Ahmedabad praay as they pay tributes...

School children of Gurgaon pay tributes to the children killed in Pakistan...

School children of Gurgaon pay tributes to the children killed in Pakistan...

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