The Mount of Olives

The Mount of Olives or Mount Olivet is one of three peaks of a mountain adjacent to Jerusalem’s Old City. The Mount was once covered with olive trees. There are several sites in this Mount where tourists, mostly pilgrims flock to. The Church of Ascension A part of the complex has an old Christian church…

The Red Sea

During the olden times, sailors used to mark the places of the earth with respect to the sea colors. This is how water bodies came to be known as Red Sea, Yellow Sea, White Sea, Black Sea and so on… The Red Sea, also known as the “Underwater Garden of Eden”, is considered by CEDAM…

The Enchanting Roads of Wayanad

“There is a pleasure in the pathless woods, There is a rapture on the lonely shore, There is society, where none intrudes, By the deep sea, and music in it’s roar: I love not Man the less, but Nature more.” ~Lord Byron Wayanad is the least populated district in the north-east of Kerala,India. Covered by…

Lalbagh

Lalbagh is a 240 acres botanical garden located in south Bangalore. The garden has trees that are over 100 years old and has over 1000 varieties of species of fauna. It has a famous glass house which hosts an annual flower show. The foundation stone for the Glass House was laid in 1898 by Prince…

The River Jordan

The River Jordan is located towards the west of Jordan. It’s a 251 km long river flowing into the Dead Sea. The Jordan River water is the second largest water resource for Israel. The river has been mentioned in the Gospel, in spiritual music, in folk tales, poetry and in many other literary works. The…

Mount Carmel

Mount Camel is located in the northern Israel and it is stretching from the Mediterranean Sea towards the southeast. This coastal mountain range is a UNESCO biosphere reserve. The city of Haifa (Israel’s third largest city), is located on the northern slope of this mount. Haifa is a beautiful city where one could enjoy nature,…

Pookode Lake

Pookode Lake, the lake having the shape of India’s map!! It is located amid forest at an altitude of 770 meters above sea level and is one of the most popular tourist spots in Wayanad district in Kerala. I went for a walk through the forest surrounding the lake. It was really great! On one…

Sea of Galilee

The famous Sea of Galilee is actually a lake!!It is the lowest freshwater lake in the whole world! Along with many other tourists, I went for a cruise in the lake….. The weather was pleasant. The lake and the surrounding area had an astounding silence. It made me feel at ease. Sang songs along with…

Munnar,Kerala

There are places in Kerala, in South India, where one can experience nature to its fullest!! One such place is Munnar…… Munnar is a hill station situated at the confluence of three mountains(Mudrapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundala) at a height of 1600 m above sea level. Munnar has an exceptional beauty that can be found nowhere…