Category Archives: Places and Buildings

Feel of Florida

by Shriniwas Joshi AS the aeroplane landed at Orlando in Florida, I felt a pleasantly warm whiff of Atlantic touching me – away from the cold of St. Louis in Midwest. Much of Florida is situated on a peninsula between … Continue reading

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City of three cultures

Ranjita Biswas Toledo’s different periods are reflected in the varied styles of the Alcazar (royal palace for the Moors), churches, synagogues and buildings Photo by the writer TOLEDO — the name brings images of a place steeped in romance and … Continue reading

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The Alps – scenery and songs

The_Alps_scenery_and_songs More PowerPoint presentations from Navtej Singh

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A towering experience

by Raj Kadyan IT is difficult to think of France without the image of the Eiffel Tower running through one’s mind. The monument is the symbol of their national pride. A visit to the country is not complete without climbing … Continue reading

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An evening in Paris

Aprinder Sodhi What better way to spend the summer holidays than enjoying the cool climes of Switzerland and away from the heat and dust of Ludhiana? My daughter Anayat and I flew to join my husband Navdeep in Zurich. He … Continue reading

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Chandigarh, a heritage city, says Dr Bhatti

Tribune News Service Chandigarh, August 21 On account of its historic merit and Le Corbusier’s world stature, Chandigarh has become a global heritage city and the Mecca of modern urbanisation, where architects and planners from all over the world come … Continue reading

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Chennai, once known as Chennappanaikan, turns 372

Chennai, August 21 From a humble birth as one of the early settlements of the British East India Company in the 17th century, Chennai has grown into a vibrant metropolis retaining its cultural moorings as it celebrates its 372nd founding … Continue reading

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