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Packiam, a tea picker in Munnar

We met Packiam in Munnar, Kerala, when roaming through tea plantations and admiring the lightness of being and the greeness of the green color around. Packiam and other women who work together with her was going back home for a … Continue reading

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Solo travel: pros and cons

Its always cool to have a friend who shares your interest in travelling and can be your company in your trips. At the same time, very often it occurs that there are no people at the moment to support you. … Continue reading

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How to send a parcel from India

Its not as difficult as it seems. There are several ways to send a parcel from India to another country: by air or sea with India Post, with the help of courier services like DHL and FedEx. Courier services are … Continue reading

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Kathakali. The show

So, after the makeup process the evil hero (with green makeup) goes behind the stage where he will be dressed up in a huge ballet-like skirt, and one of the actors stays on stage and shows the audience mudras (hand … Continue reading

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Make-up for Kathakali

Kathakali is an ancient art of dance and theatre from Kerala state. This is what you should see there in addition to elephants and backwaters. Well, for some tourists elephants and backwaters are enough to enjoy Kerala, but kathakali is … Continue reading

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Elephant festival in Jaipur

This year I decided to go to celebrate Holi in Jaipur with Lyuba. Holi and Jaipur is one of the best combinations because the day before Holi every year Jaipur hosts a festival of elephants which is visited by huge … Continue reading

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