RAKSHA BANDHAN : THE BOND OF PROTECTION, OBLIGATION & CARE BETWEEN BROTHERS & SISTERS

India is a land of festivals & festivities with many festivals that have seasonal, Harvest & agriculture, cultural & religious significance. Featured photo is Kathakali Dances that are commonly performed during an Indian festival called Onam with dancers enacting famous mythological legends. Raksha Bandhan is another Indian festival. Raksha Bandhan Continue Reading

LAKSHMI -THE GODDESS OF WEALTH, FORTUNE, PROSPERITY, POWER & BEAUTY

Lakshmi Sanskrit : लक्ष्मी Lakṣmī meaning literally – ’she who leads to one’s goal’), also known as Shri (Sanskrit: श्री literally  ’Noble’) is one of the principal goddesses in Hinduism. She is the goddess of wealth, fortune, power, beauty and prosperity and associated with Maya (“Illusion”). Along with Parvati and Saraswati, she forms the Tridevi of Hindu goddesses WHO IS GODDESS LAKSHMI Continue Reading

RATHA YATRA – THE WORLD´s LARGEST & OLDEST CHARIOT JOURNEY FESTIVAL

Rath yatra is the chariot journey or piligrimage. Ratha Yatra is an indian origin chariot journey, pilgrimage & procession festival with cultural & religious significance observed and celebrated for over 1000s of years. Ratha Yatra (Literally meaning ‘chariot journey’) also known Ratha Jatra or Chariot festival (in English) is a Continue Reading

THE GREAT WALL OF CHINA>LONGEST STRUCTURE

The Great Wall of China (Chinese: 萬里長城; pinyin: Wànlǐ Chángchéng) is the collective name of a series of fortification systems generally built across the historical northern borders of China to protect and consolidate territories of Chinese states and empires against various nomadic groups of the steppe and their polities. This collection of fortifications known as the Great Wall of China.The Great Wall of China, one of the greatest wonders of the world, was listed as a World Heritage by UNESCO in 1987. Just like a gigantic dragon, it winds up and down across deserts, grasslands, mountains and plateaus, stretching approximately 21196 kilometers from east to west of China with a history of about 2700 years. It took more than 2,500 years to finish the construction of the Great Wall. The wall was not built in a single time period, but combined effort of many states and dynasties in history

SHANGHAI TOWER > THE WORLDs SECOND TALLEST BUILDING (632m) : SPECTACULAR VIEWS

The Shanghai Tower (上海中心大厦 pinyin: Shànghǎi Zhōngxīn Dàshà -literally: ‘Shanghai Center Building’) is a 632-metre 128-story megatall skyscraper in Shanghai. It is the world’s second-tallest building by height to architectural top

BURJ AL ARAB FROM ABOVE

The Burj Al Arab (Tower of the Arabs in arabic) is a luxury hotel located in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Of the tallest hotels in the world, it is the fifth tallest, although 39% of its total height is made up of non-occupiable space.Burj Al Arab stands on an artificial island 280 m from Jumeirah Beach and is connected to the mainland by a private curving bridge. The shape of the structure is designed to resemble the sail of a ship. It has a helipad near the roof at a height of 210 m above ground

PALM JUMEIRAH : THE WORLD´S LARGEST ARTIFICIAL ISLAND FROM AIR !

The Palm Jumeirah is an artificial archipelago in the United Arab Emirates, created using land reclamation by Nakheel which extends into the Persian Gulf. It is part of a larger series of developments called the Palm Islands, including Palm Jebel Ali and Palm Deira, which, when completed, will together increase Continue Reading

DISCOVER DUBAI FROM TOP OF BURJ KHALIFA @ OBSERVATION DECK 555.7 m ABOVE

Burj Khalifa > The Tallest building in the world since 2009 ! The Burj Khalifa (Arabic for “Khalifa Tower”) known as the Burj Dubai prior to its inauguration in 2010, is a skyscraper in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. With a total height of 829.8 m (2,722 ft) and a roof Continue Reading

TAJ MAHAL : AN ICON & A WORLD WONDER 1 – OVERVIEW

The Taj Mahal (Literally : ´´Crown of the Palace´´) is an ivory-white marble mausoleum on the south bank of the Yamuna river in the Indian city of Agra. It was commissioned in 1632 by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan (reigned from 1628 to 1658) to house the tomb of his favourite Continue Reading

AIRBUS A380 : LARGEST, LATEST & BEST AIRCRAFT 1

The Airbus A380 is the world’s largest passenger airliner, a wide-body aircraft manufactured by Airbus. The first prototype was unveiled in Toulouse on 18 January 2005, with its first flight on 27 April 2005. The full-length double-deck aircraft has a typical seating capacity of 525, though it is certified for up to 853 passengers. I simply love Airbus planes Continue Reading

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