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Mangalore

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Attraction | "A Quiet Little Charming Coastal Town..."

Mangalore, India Photo, Mangalore, India
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MANGALORETo the south of India , by the shores of Arabian Sea is located the port town of Mangalore, a rambling,lush green, friendly town.This place is promises a serene getaway, a little off the beaten track and ideal for those who want a relaxed laidback sort of vacation. An ideal place to unwind without the usual hustle and bustle of the more frequented tourist spots in India... Mangalore has an ideal location on a narrow coastal strip between the towering Western Ghats on one side and the Arabian sea on the other.There is greenery everywhere and one can see coconut palms all over the place...Geographical destinationMangalore or Mangaluru as it is called now is ...Read More

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on June 19, 2009

Bangalore

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Attraction | "The Garden and Pub City of India..."

Bangalore Photo, Bangalore, India
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BANGALORE is the capital city of the state of Karnataka , in India..It is the fourth largest city in India next only to Delhi, Mumbai (Bombay) , Kolkotta (Calcutta) and vying with Chennai (Madras) for the 4th place...It is one of the fastest growing metros in the world, which means that it is getting more and more polluted and stretched to its limits.Given a choice most Indians would prefer to settle down in Bangalore. Most of the Indians working abroad target Bangalore when they plan to return home and settle down....The property prices are soaring, already comparable to London property prices The city is very large and spread out and connected through various Ring Roads .The...Read More

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on June 5, 2009

Orange County Resort

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Hotel | "A Coffee Break from the Cares of Life..."

Orange County Resort Photo, Bangalore, India
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The enchanting Orange County -Coorg (Karnataka, India) is set amidst the cool coffee plantations and borders on to the Dubare forest range..I have never seen a place that is as relaxing and refreshing and rejuvenating as this. It was sheer bliss staying for a weekend at Orange County.I was just not prepared to see something as stunning and overwhelming as the resort. It is spread over an area of 50 acres of cultivated land and 300 acres of coffee plantation and paddy fields , a lake and the River Cauvery flowing by the side. One word to describe it - Magical !.The only sound one gets to hear within the resort is the birds chirping and the sound of the rain...We went on a 3 ni...Read More

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on May 25, 2009

Orange County Resort
Karadigodu Post
Bangalore, India
(827) 445-8481

Kanyakumari (Cape Comorin)

Attraction | "A Unique Tourist Destination"

Kanyakumari ( Cape Comorin ) Photo, Kanyakumari, India
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Cape Comorin or Kanyakumari (virgin girl, or unwedded girl) as it is known in Tamil is a popular tourist destination located at the southernmost tip of India , in the state of Tamilnadu.Here the 3 oceans merge into one another...the Indian Ocean, Arabian sea and the Bay of Bengal.It has the Sea and the Western Ghats in the background and the town is covered with paddy fields and coconut groves.It is a holy place for Hindus.There is a temple on the sea shore for Goddess Kanyakumari, consort of Lord Shiva.It is one of the most popular tourist spots in south India- a spectacular place and has the most unique sunrise and sunset.There is a gigantic statue of Tamil saint-poet...Read More

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on May 27, 2009

The Mysore Sight Seeing Trip

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Attraction | "City with an Old World Charm"

The Mysore Sight Seeing Trip Photo, Karnataka, India
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Mysore, the princely city of Karnataka(India) is situated at a distance of about 150 kilometers from Bangalore, the Capital of karnataka.Mysore as a city is very well connected by Road , and Rail, and very soon will have an airport of its own.But the greatest advantage this city has is its close proximity to Bangalore which is connected to most parts of India and other major destinations across the globe.The beauty of Mysore is its old world charm, the old rambling houses, the great palaces of the once popular ruling Royal family the Vadayars.The weather is very pleasant all round the year ..There are lots to see here beginning with the Palaces.There are a to...Read More

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on June 11, 2009

The Mysore Sight Seeing Trip
Mysore, South India
Karnataka, India