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The Exciting World of Mayan Archaeology

The Exciting World of Mayan Archaeology

  EASTER PROCESSION Indian Americans are far more globally conscious than other United States residents, but few of you have probably considered Guatemala as a destination for business and pleasure. I believe it is going to be one of the world’s hot destinations in a...
Levitating Yogini in Krakow

Levitating Yogini in Krakow

We’d never been to Central Europe. That is most of us in my family, except for my daughter-in-law Renata who hails from a village in Czech Republic, and my son, Ravi, who visited her there. Therefore, we decided to explore that part of the world that gave us one whom...
Coconut and Mangrove Dreams

Coconut and Mangrove Dreams

I am standing on a stunning cliff-top, situated between two deserted strips of honey colored beaches, looking across a jade colored infinity pool fringed by palm trees. Away from the bustle of Kovalam, near Trivandrum, Kerala is Niraamaya Surya Samudra (part of Relais...
Pura Vida in Biolley

Pura Vida in Biolley

Nightfall had descended on the Talamanca Mountain like a dark shroud as we turned off the highway onto a dirt road. We trundled uphill in a Toyota four-wheeler towards Biolley, a little hamlet, located at the edge of the La Amistad International Park. The inky...
Travel Nimmu

Travel Nimmu

My Dear Aakash, I arrived in a place of strange beauty, which until today existed only in my dreams. High mountains surround me all around and reach up towards a spotless deep blue sky; while bottomless arid valleys with occasional patches of green run in between...
Destination Bali

Destination Bali

Bali is a very devout, sacred Hindu island—a shining green emerald etched into the equatorial heart of the primeval, volcanic Indonesian archipelago. Bali continues to maintain its ancient cultural links to India—it is an adamant and joyous outpost of Hindu reverence...