Adventures at Matheran Hill Station
March 13, 2013 – 12:05 am | No Comment
Matheran is a Hill Station located near Mumbai, Karjat.   It is located 800 meters above sea level in the Jambol Forest of Maharashtra.  It was found by Hugh Poynts Malet in May 1850.  It spreads over an area of 8 square kilometers in Sahyadri Mountains.  It is one of the best places to spend a two-day holiday if you are in Mumbai or in the vicinity of Mumbai or its suburbs.  To reach Matheran,  [...]

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Festive Experiences at the Dragon Boat Festival
May 2, 2012 | Festivals | No Comment
Festive Experiences at the Dragon Boat Festival
Come to China and enjoy the pleasures of the Dragon Boat Festival which takes place in the province of Hunan in China on the fifth day of the fifth Lunar month. This is also called the Duanwu and falls on June 23 in the year 2012. There are many places to see this festival and the best ones are the River Mi Lo along the River Yangstze. Come here and see the lovely procession of drums as all the locals gather with a lot of drum beating and also with many boats which are decorated well and are seen floating here. With lot of food and zongzi dumplings, aka hsiung huang the local wine is very common here. The Dragon Boat Race is a very exciting experience with the winning team hanging from the Dragon Head on their boat and grabbing the victory flag. The celebrations go on till late into the  [...]