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A Visit to Chandigarh, India – Going green all the way

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If you want to see the cleanest and most green city in India, a trip to Chandigarh in North of India might be a great idea. About Most people don’t have Chandigarh on their list of destinations when they visit India, even travel agencies in Sri Lanka might sometimes overlook the city. Contrary to popular opinion, Chandigarh is not crowded and polluted like the major cities in the north and is a refreshing pollution free change for …

The Madras Crocodile Bank – We Don’t Bite!

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Every animal has our sympathy, except when it is a crocodile. These gnarly toothed, rough-skinned reptiles are feared by many, after years of them being given the villain’s role in fairy tales and novels. Founded by 2 men who loved crocodiles like their own children, this trust in Chennai’s sole purpose is to protect the reptiles, and if history speaks for itself, they have been doing a successful job for the past 40 years. They …

Best time to visit Bodh-Gaya – Embark on a Spiritual Journey

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Buddhism is a religion that is embraced by a majority of Sri Lanka. However, the roots of Buddhism are believed to have originated in Eastern India. One of the most venerated and sacred places that are popular among Buddhist pilgrims is Bodh – Gaya. This is the birth place of Sri Siddhartha Gautama who later gained enlightenment and became Lord Buddha. He is believed to have attained enlightenment under the Bodhi tree which is currently …