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Importance of choosing a good Vacation place

Vacations provide a great way of enjoying life. Vacations provide us with opportunity to relax, mediate and discover our own self while living away from the noisy and busy city life. Moreover, vacations are very important for creating a balance in life which is filled of tensions. Current world involves lot of hectic schedules and which left us with no time for ourselves. We generally get no time to share our feelings and emotions with our family members and same way our family members fails to express their feelings to us. While coping with all these situations, vacation could help us in a big way. Vacations could provide us space for our self and a chance to interact with our family members. It is important to choose a vacation place with all cautions because a wrong choice can spoil our whole vacation. We should take into account all parameters before choosing a vacation place like our interests, suitability and economy. If we do not consider these factors then wrong choice could sp

Beauty of Nature

Today, I got the chance to relax in the lawn outside my room. It was a blessing in disgust. As, a developing country, many states in India experience sever shortage of light in summers. In power cut, I have no choice but to go outside and sit on the grass. It was really an amazing experience for me, when I slept on the green grass, small grass started giving me a pinching affect same like aqua puncture. I was in the open sky after a long time. I have forgotten about the nature and its beauty. Even in sizzling heat, I was much comfortable under the shadow of a medium sized tree. Cool breeze was blowing from all sides. For few minutes, I thought how unfortunate I was to miss all this. I have forgotten about nature in my day to day busy life. Cities are becoming more and more concrete houses only. Pollution, noise and running people here and there is a reality. Whereas on the other hand nature is so cool and full of energy. Nature is so calm and relaxing that it looks nature is doing some

About Har Ki Pauri (Hari-Ki-Pauri) Haridwar,India and photos

Thousands of people come here every day from all parts of India to pay homage to river Ganga. Har Ke pauri or Hari-Ki-Pauri (Haridwar,India) has great significance as it is supposed to clean all bad effects of misdeeds done by people. Every day thousands of people take bath at Hari-Ki-Pauri or Har Ki Pauri to reduce or nullify their sins. It is supposed that all sins of a person end after taking bath in Ganga at Har Ki Pauri. People from across India can be seen taking bath at Har-Ki-Pauri. After the death of any person, his ashes and remaining parts of burned body are submerged with Ganga at this place as it is a custom in Hindu society to do this. All these events make Har-Ki-Pauri a major pilgrim destination for Hindu's living around world. In India people treat Ganga as a sacred and mother river which has divine power to free people from their sins. Water of Ganga here is believed to have mysterious powers and it remains fresh for years if taken to home in bottle. Pictures by

Precautions to take before travelling to a Hill Station

In this article, I am going to share some of the precautions which one should take before going to a hill station. These precautions are very important for people going first time to a hill station. We go to a hill station for enjoyment; however, with a small mistake our whole journey can got spoiled. Hill stations are very good place to visit; however, sudden changes in weather can create problems for us. Also with increase in height amount of oxygen in air also decreases. Below are few points which are helpful in managing a good journey to hill station. 1) First and important thing is staying arrangement. It is always better to go to a hill station with pre booked accommodations. It is possible that on the same day many people may reach at that specific location and causes a problem in getting good accommodation. It is better to go for advance booking. 2) Second thing is to have all necessary medical tests done if your age is more than 45 or have some kind of serious illness. 3) Took

Travel Sickness and how to treat it

Today world is becoming a global village. Most of the world is now in the reach of common men around the world. Numbers of flights are available for rich to middle class families. Many low cost airlines have also boasted air travel. Now an ordinary can also think about visiting faraway destinations. However all this is a vein if you suffer from travel sickness. Whether person is travelling for a business or pleasure, motion sickness is an unpleasant experience. Travel sickness can occur with any kind of mode of travel like planes, trains, buses, ships and cars etc. The common symptoms of travel sickness are nausea, vomiting, dizziness, weakness and lethargy. The cause of travel sickness arises due to semicircular canals of the inner ear. They are set deep in the thick skull bone and are the body’s balance mechanism. They got affected by the movements and vibration of travel. Some people have sensitive inner ear canals and are prone to sickness, especially on certain types of journeys.

Ooty- a most popular hill station in south India

Ooty is the one of most beautiful and famous hill stations in India. It is also known as Udhamandalam and located in Western Ghats. Its height from sea level is 2240m. Ooty is headquarters of Nilgiris district. The major plantations in Ooty are coffee and tea. Also some plantation of trees like conifers, eucalyptus and pine are done. The temperature in Ooty is always moderate and range from 5 to 25 degree Celsius. The best time to visit Ooty is from April to June and September to November. Ooty is full of lot of places of interest and some of them are very famous. First is Botanical Garden, it came in to origin in 1847. This garden is termed as the one of beautiful things to visit in Ooty. It has the fossil of a tree trunk believed to be 20 million years old. It is spread over an area of 22 hectares. Second is an artificial Lake, it is the other beautiful thing in Ooty which attract lot of visitors for boating. Third one is Art Gallery; it is situated two kilometer from Ooty. Fourth o