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Ajmer Travel Guide AJMER TRAVEL GUIDE
As you head west from Jaipur, or north from Chittor and Bundi, the flat, arid expanse of the Dhundar plains are dramatically interrupted by the Aravallis, running in a bare brown ridge towards Mount Abu and the Gujarat border.

Anjuna Travel Guide ANJUNA TRAVEL GUIDE
With its fluorescent-painted palm trees and infamous full-moon parties, ANJUNA , 8km west of Mapusa, is Goa at its most "alternative".

Calcutta Travel Guide CALCUTTA ROSA TRAVEL GUIDE
One of the four great urban centres of India, CALCUTTA is to its proud citizens the equal of any city in the country in charm, variety and interest.

Cochin Travel Guide COCHIN TRAVEL GUIDE
The venerable city of KOCHI (long known as Cochin), is Kerala's hottest tourist spot, spreading across islands and promontories in a stunning location between the Arabian Sea and backwaters.

Delhi Travel Guide DELHI TRAVEL GUIDE
On first impressions, DELHI , with its jam-packed streets, tower blocks and temples, forts, mosques and colonial mansions, can be disorienting and fascinating.

Goa Travel Guide GOA TRAVEL GUIDE
If one word could be said to encapsulate the essence of GOA , it would have to be the Portuguese sossegarde , meaning "carefree".

Jaipur Travel Guide JAIPUR TRAVEL GUIDE
A flamboyant showcase of Rajasthani architecture, the Pink City of JAIPUR has long been established on tourist itineraries as the third corner of India's "Golden Triangle", just 300km southwest of Delhi and 200km west of Agra.

Jaisalmer Travel Guide JAISALMER TRAVEL GUIDE
In the remote westernmost corner of Rajasthan, a good 100km beyond its closest neighbour Pokaran, JAISALMER is a desert town par excellence , its sand-yellow ramparts rising out of the arid Thar like a vision from Scheherazade.

Jodhpur Travel Guide JODHPUR TRAVEL GUIDE
On the eastern fringe of the Thar Desert, JODHPUR , dubbed "the Blue City" after the colour-wash of its old town houses, sprawls across the arid terrain, overlooked by the mighty Meherangarh fort, whose ramparts rise from a sheer-sided sandstone outcrop.

Kovalam Travel Guide KOVALAM TRAVEL GUIDE
The coastal village of KOVALAM may lie just 10km south from Thiruvananthapuram, but as Kerala's most developed beach resort it's becoming ever more distanced from the rest of the state.

Margao Travel Guide MARGAO ROSA TRAVEL GUIDE
MARGAO, the capital of prosperous Salcete taluka, is regarded as Goa's second city, even though it's marginally smaller than Vasco da Gama, 30km northwest.

Mumbai Travel Guide MUMBAI TRAVEL GUIDE
Young, brash and oozing with the cocksure self-confidence of a maverick moneymaker, MUMBAI (formerly Bombay ) revels in its reputation as India's most dynamic and Westernized city.

Munnar Travel Guide MUNNAR TRAVEL GUIDE
MUNNAR , 130km east of Kochi and four-and-a-half hours by bus north of Periyar, is the centre of Kerala's principal tea growing region.

Palolem Travel Guide PALOLEM TRAVEL GUIDE
PALOLEM, 35km south of Margao, pops up more often in glossy holiday brochures than any other beach in Goa, not because the village is a major package-tour destination,...

Panjim Travel Guide PANJIM TRAVEL GUIDE
Take any mid-sized Portuguese town, add a sprinkling of banana trees and auto-rickshaws, drench annually with torrential tropical rain, and leave to simmer in fierce.....

Pushkar Travel Guide PUSHKAR TRAVEL GUIDE
According to the Padma (Lotus) Purana , PUSHKAR , 15km northwest of Ajmer, came into existence when Lord Brahma, the Creator, dropped his lotus flower ( pushpa ) to earth from his hand ( kar ) to kill a demon.

Vagator Travel Guide VAGATOR TRAVEL GUIDE
Barely a couple of kilometres of cliff-tops and parched grassland separate Anjuna from the southern fringes of its nearest neighbour, VAGATOR.

Varkala Travel Guide VARKALA TRAVEL GUIDE
Long known to Keralans as a place of pilgrimage, VARKALA , 54km northwest of Thiruvananthapuram and 20km southeast of Kollam, is drawing more and more...

Vasco da Gama Travel Guide VASCO DA GAMA TRAVEL GUIDE
VASCO DA GAMA (commonly referred to as "Vasco"), 29km by road southwest of Panjim, sits on the narrow western tip of the Mormugao peninsula, overlooking the mouth of the Zuari River.

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