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Ooty- The Queen of Hill Stations

Misty mountains with drifting clouds, valleys with pines and sholas, myriad flowers blooming, and the gentle breeze caressing you as you tuck your woollen scarf tighter is what Ooty is all about. Nestled in the Western Ghats, 2240 meters above sea level this quaint town is the preferred holiday destination for honeymooners, families, trekkers and …

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Sanchi- The Site of Stupas

‘Just as a candle cannot burn without fire, men cannot live without a spiritual life’ said Buddha. This quote perhaps describes the realization of Mauryan Emperor Ashoka, who after the bloodshed of the Kalinga war, realized its futility and chose the spiritual path of Buddhism. Situated on the hill of Sanchi are the dome-shaped Buddhist …

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