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Janasatabthi Express to Trivandrum

There are moments in life when you realize that you're doing something amazing; something that many would dream to do, or at least that you've been dreaming to do for ages. I experienced that when I first glanced at the wide landscapes of Arizona for example, when I met Mohamed Ali, or everytime I'm taking an after-lunch nap on top of a mountain in the Alps.

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Ecotourism in Thenmala, India

Not far from the southern tip of India is Thenmala, the country's first planned ecotourism destination. Ecotourism in India is rather varied, and emphasis changes based on region, but ecotourism in Thenmala is unique due to its planned nature.

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Adventure of a lifetime in Ladakh India

Arriving in Ladakh is possibly one of the greatest adventures in the world. Whether you travel on bus through the land of high passes from Spiti or take a flight through the majestic mountains as I did. Nothing quite describes the flight into Ladakh. As the airplane ascends through the largest mountain range in the world, the Himalayas seem to change color at every angle as the plane swoops between these giant peaks. Your flight comes to an abrupt end on the shortest runway and the highest elevated airport in the world. Welcome to Ladakh.

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Tourism and Post-Tsunami Displacement in India and Sri Lanka

By Emily, 03/02/2010 - 17:34

The Indian Ocean tsunami in 2004 was the biggest natural disaster in modern history and it called for a pan-Asian relief effort on a scale that had never before been seen. The immediate impact on the coastal communities affected not only their lives, homes and villages, but also their livelihoods. Many survivors fished to earn their living, farmed close to the sea or relied on low scale tourism.

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