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Memorable trip to Kerala

Thank you Ms.Akalya for putting together a wonderful itinerary for us. My family and I thoroughly enjoyed every aspects of our trip since you made sure it was filled with amazing places to visit and things to do. Our driver cum guide, Uncle Suresh made this trip more enjoyable with his profound knowledge of places […]

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Recent Travel to India

Thank you once again, Gopal, for organising our recent trip to India (18 April 2017).  As always you do everything just right, from accommodation to cars to drivers.  Congratulations on your good work and we hope to value your services in the future whenever we travel to India.

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Trip to Kovalam

We (I and wife) went on a short tour of Kovalam, Triivandrum and nearby areas recently. The transport was arranged by Indian Panorama. We have used their services before, which we have always found to be really good and reliable. This time was no exception. We had a good car and an excellent driver (Shafee). […]

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Chidambaram Hindu Temple south india Tamilnadu Vaitheeswaran Temple

Vaitheeswaran Kovil

Vaitheeswaran Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. Shiva is worshipped as Vaitheeswaran or the ‘God of healing’ and it is believed that prayers to Vaitheeswaran can cure diseases. It is one of the nine Navagraha(nine planets) temples associated with the planet Mars (Angaraka). The village is also known for palm leaf astrology […]

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Chola empire Gangaikondacholapuram Kumbakonam south india Tamilnadu

Gangaikondacholapuram

The tongue-twisting name means ‘the town of the Chola who took the Ganges’.Developed as the centrepiece of a city, it was built by the Chola king Rajendra I to celebrate his conquests. The magnificent Brihadishwara Temple (a replica of the Tanjore temple) stands in the tiny village of GANGAIKONDACHOLAPURAM in Ariyalur District, 35km north of […]

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Chidambaram Natyanjail Festivals south india Tamilnadu Thillai Natarajar Temple

Thillai Natarajar Temple

In South India, five temples were built for each of the five elements – Earth, Water, Fire, Air and Space. These are the Pancha Bhuta Sthalas. Geographically, they are all within the Deccan Plateau – four in Tamil Nadu and one in Andhra Pradesh. The temple for water is in Thiruvanaikaval (Trichy), fire is Thiruvannamalai, […]

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Santhome Church

Santhome basilica is a religious monument located in South Chennai. Santhome Cathedral is a Roman Catholic minor basilica in Santhome, at Mylapore. Santhome basilica is one of the three churches in the world which holds the tomb of Apostles of Jesus Christ. St. Thomas is the apostle of Jesus after whom the church stands today in the […]

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