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The Beautiful Backwaters of Kerala

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 When travelling to South India, the beautiful backwaters of Kerala are unmissable. Here’s why:   What are the backwaters of Kerala?     Originally formed by water coming down from the Western Ghats, the beautiful Kerala backwaters are a series of connected lagoons, running along almost half the length of […]

India’s 500 and 1000 Rupee Notes to be Abolished

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India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi has made the shock announcement that 500 and 1000 Rupee notes are to be abolished immediately, and those in circulation must be deposited before the end of the year. Modi has surprised many with the sudden discontinuation of the 500 and 1000 Rupee notes (valued at roughly […]

The Ruins of Hampi

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Photo by Apadegal   Once the centre of the Vijayanagara Empire, the ruins of Hampi are captivating. The miles of remains deserve days of exploration, and are an essential stop during any trip to Southern India. The area is walkable, but in the summer sun it’s best to explore on bike […]