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Skeleton Lake of Roopkund, India: Friday Photo

At a height of 16,500 feet, in the middle of the most uninhabitable part of the Himalayas lies the secluded Skeleton Lake of Roopkund, covered in snow and surrounded by rock-strewn glaciers. More popularly known as Skeleton Lake or Mystery Lake, the spine-chilling attraction of this lake is the 200 odd human skeletons that were Read more about Skeleton Lake of Roopkund, India: Friday Photo[…]

Butterball Mahabalipuram: Friday Photo

Krishna’s Butterball Mahabalipuram is an inquisitive vacation destination in Mahabalipuram, a town around 60 km south of Chennai well-known for its stone carvings. The “roly-poly” is a giant self-balancing rock, 5 meters in breadth, rooted on a smooth slant, apparently opposing all laws of material science and physics. In Hindu mythology Lord Krishna had an Read more about Butterball Mahabalipuram: Friday Photo[…]

The Rock Restaurant Zanzibar : Friday Photo

Situated on a rock amidst the Indian Ocean, off the bank of Zanzibar, Tanzania, is a small fish restaurant essentially named The Rock Restaurant Zanzibar. The unrivaled Rock Restaurant is not inaccessible from the shore of the delightful Michanwi Pingwe shoreline. Serving up to 14 tables, all facing a wonderful terrace on the Ocean, the restaurant Read more about The Rock Restaurant Zanzibar : Friday Photo[…]

FIFA World Cup Fans : Portraits From Brazil

The FIFA Fan Fests are public viewing events organized by FIFA and its partners which allow people to watch the FIFA World Cup with thousands of fans from all around the world. Fans from the UAE, Saudi Arabia and Qatar made up 70 per cent of total Middle Eastern spend during the global tournament. Here Read more about FIFA World Cup Fans : Portraits From Brazil[…]

Friday Photo: Umbrella Street, Portugal

Imagine yourself strolling down the streets of Portugal, espresso in one hand, and shopping sack in the other. As you go down the blasting hot road, you noiselessly wish for shade. At that point, abruptly out of the blue, your wish is answered. Over your head coasts a show of splendidly colored umbrellas, every one Read more about Friday Photo: Umbrella Street, Portugal[…]

Friday Photo : Howrah Bridge River Ganges Kolkata

The Howrah Bridge (officially called the Rabindra Setu, after renowed Bengali poet Rabindranath Tagore), is a cantilever bridge with a suspended span over the Hooghly River in West Bengal, India. Commissioned in 1943, it replaced a pontoon bridge at the same location linking the two cities of Howrah and Kolkata (Calcutta). The bridge is one of four on the Hooghly River and is a famous symbol of Kolkata and West Bengal. It weathers the storms of the Bay Read more about Friday Photo : Howrah Bridge River Ganges Kolkata[…]

Friday Photo : George Harrison at Taj Mahal in 1966

This week’s Friday Photo comes from Beatles lead guitarist George Harrison when he clicked a selfie at Taj Mahal during his India visit in 1966. At the age of 23, George Harrison visited India as an ordinary tourist and took this selfie in front of Taj Mahal in Agra while he was learning to play Read more about Friday Photo : George Harrison at Taj Mahal in 1966[…]