Travel & Getaways

The World of Waters

Reading Time: 1 minuteAnumita captures the enigmatic mystery of water bodies that she had visited, in an enchanting photo essay, exclusively for Different Truths. Water, a compound with two parts Hydrogen and one part Oxygen, so fluid, yet so strong. It molds and carves while caressing in its gentle waves. It envelopes more than half of the earth, […]

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Ottawa, a City Named after the Riverine Trade – III

Reading Time: 4 minutesOttawa is on the south bank of Ottawa River and so its name. “Odawa,” in Algonquin means “to trade”. In 1800, a New Englander named Philemon Wright, along with five families and twenty-five laborers, created the first settlement in this area. His idea was to start an agricultural trade and became the pioneer in timber […]

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Quebec City: A Slice of France in Canada – II

Reading Time: 5 minutesQuébec City (French, pronounced as kebɛk), is one of the oldest city in North America. It was founded, in 1608, by Samuel de Champlain. Anumita relives the four hundred years of history, in the second part of the three-part travelogue. A Different Truths exclusive. Québec City (French, pronounced as kebɛk), is rightfully the capital of […]

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From a Small Village to a Metropolis, 19th Century Montreal is Replete with History – I

Reading Time: 3 minutesAnumita tells us about Montreal, one of the most populous metropolis of Quebec Province, in Canada. The Notre-Dame Basilica of Montreal is a magnificent Gothic Revival style structure. Here’s the first part of the three-part Canada travelogue, exclusively in Different Truths.   Summer brings warm temperatures and is perfect for a trip to Canada.  Loading […]

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Do not Explore, just Ecoplore: Change the way you Holiday, for Mother Earth

Reading Time: 4 minutesMahima, a Delhi-based freelance journalist gives us a sneak-peek of Ecoplore, which promotes eco-tourism, on World Environment Day, as Special Feature, exclusively on Different Truths. My esteemed readers, on World Environment Day I wish to raise a few questions to you: Do you love to holiday close to Nature? But how many of you stay […]

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Shirdi and Sai Baba: Now and Then

Reading Time: 3 minutesCommercialisation has edged out the beautiful ambiance of the 1980s and 90s. The simple village, Shirdi, has lost its charm and innocence. Tribhawan tells us about the sad loss, exclusively in Different Truths. My family and I, paid a visit to Shirdi on 18th May 2017 to have darshan of Sai Baba. We all had an […]

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A Tour into the Fearsome, Doomed World of the Freemantle Prison

Reading Time: 5 minutesThe Freemantle Prison is the only World Heritage listed building in Western Australia. Built in the 1850’s by the prisoners themselves, it was used as a barracks for convicts shipped from England and Ireland. It was the state’s prime maximum-security prison till it was decommissioned. Today, it is one of the largest surviving prisons in […]

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Destination Bali: Fun, Food and Frolic in an Enchanting Island

Reading Time: 4 minutesWhat an island in the midst of beaches, monkeys, temples, foods and active volcanoes! Sunsets that make you smile without any reason. Warm people, beautiful dances, easy communication and temples that held us in awe. The island, Bali, is filled with incredible things to see and activities to indulge in, for every age group – great place […]

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Golconda: The Fort that Stands Aloof!

Reading Time: 4 minutesAfter half an hour’s drive, we stood in awe in front of the medieval marvel, which withstood the foray of humans and natural elements for centuries. This mud fort located on a granite hill and was the alcazar of the Qutab Shahi dynasty and the earlier reigns of the Yadavas and Kakatiyas. The Golconda Fort is a mini […]

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San Diego: The Plymouth of the West

Reading Time: 4 minutesSan Diego is a major city some miles south of Los Angeles and reaches the Mexican border to the south. It is considered to be the second biggest city in California and eighth in the largest cities of USA. San Dieguito and the La Jolla people were said to be the original inhabitants of this place. San Diego’s […]

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