Boat Ride on the Ganges at Varanasi

Varanasi is one of the ancient cities in the world and an important center for Hinduism, Jainism and Buddhism. This ancient city is notable for its narrow allies and ghats (steps leading to the river Ganges). A boat ride along the Ganges at dawn or dusk is the best time to view this beautiful city and the…

Sunrise at Tiger Hills, Darjeeling

Tiger Hills is situated about 11 kms from Darjeeling. This place is very famous for the beautiful view of sunrise over the Kanchenjunga and the Himalayas. On a clear day, the surrounding valley, town and the river can be viewed.

A Snapshot of the Temples of Bhubaneshwar

Bhubaneshwar is the capital of the Indian state of Odisha (Orissa). Besides being an administrative capital, Bhubaneshwar is also home to many Indian temples built by the Kalinga dynasty. Some temples have the influences of the Cholas who once ruled Orissa. Some of the notable ancient Hindu temples in Bhubaneshwar are Muktesvara Temple, Rajarani Temple,…

Qutb Minar, Delhi, India

Qutb Minar, a UNESCO World Heritage Site is a beautiful minaret built of sandstone and marble. These photos were taken using a digital camera during our visit to Delhi in 2010.