TEMPLES

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A Trip To Ancient India: The Living Chola Temples Of Tamil Nadu

With World Heritage Week (19-25 November) being observed all over the country, I am reminded of my trip to the great living Chola temples of Tamil Nadu. Built during the 11th and 12th centuries by the kings of the Chola dynasty that ruled southern India for more than 450 years, these World Heritage Sites stand intact as a testimony to the affluence, brilliance and craftsmanship of the golden period. A stamp from UNESCO only confirms their significance.

Hit The Road, Jill!

Earlier, women used to travel with their families only during the winter or summer vacations. A woman travelling solo was unheard of. But today more and more Indian women are keen on travelling and not necessarily with their families or friends.