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Mandu Hills

At an altitude of 2,000 feet, Mandu, with its natural defenses, was originally the fort capital of the Parmar rulers of Malwa. Towards the end of the 13th century, it came under the sway of the Sultans of Malwa, the first of whom named it Shadiabad – ‘city of joy’.…

Elephanta Falls

The original Khasi name(Khasi is the local language of Meghalaya) of Elephanta Falls is -“Ka Kshaid Lai Pateng Khohdiew” meaning ” Three steps of water”. Because there are 3 phases in Elepahnta Falls. The First phase is hidden behind trees and jungle and not very accessible. The second phase is…

Mawlynnong Village

Mawlynnong Village has earned the distinction of being one of the cleanest villages in Asia, a fact that every Mawlynnong villager is proud of and other villagers are envy of. The village is quite pretty, especially in the monsoons when there is lush greenery all around, with waterfalls paving the…

Sikandra

Sikandra was built in the beginning of the seventeenth century. The construction was started by the great Mughal Emperor Akbar and was completed by his son Jahangir. Sikandra was named after Sikandar lodi, the Delhi ruler who was in power from 1488 to 1517 but is most famous for and…

Old Lyon Neighborhood

Lyon is the 2nd or 3rd biggest city in France and is located near the Alps. The “Vieux Lyon” neighborhood is a medieval part of the city and is quite unique (listed as a part of the World Heritage of Unesco). The “cathédrale St-Jean” is impressive, and if you go…

Parc des oiseaux

This kind of zoo is dedicated to birds so you want to bring tele-lenses. Monopods will also be an interesting idea. Shows are organized and if you plan to go there be sure to arrive in advance to be sitted where you want (depending on your needs).

Millau Viaduct

This viaduct is one of the highest in the world. It is very impressive wherever you look at it, similar to the Golden Gate Bridge for example. If you want to admire it, avoid going there in the summer where there are a lot of traffic in the A75 freeway.…

Roquefort

All the Roquefort cheese that you can buy all over the world is made in this part of France (in French we say “king of cheese, cheese of kings”). When you visit the caves, you can learn how this particular cheese is made. Since you are underground, be sure to…

Perouges

This place is a medieval city, and you can go there anytime you want. I have enjoyed the November month for the fall colors, however other seasons will bring other opportunities. You can bring a tripod if you want, but I would mainly bring a wide-angle lens.

Houtribsluizen

The Dutch and the sea, an never ending struggle. One place where this becomes visible is at the Houtribsluizen which happen to be an interesting photo location. One can argue whether or not constructions made of concrete and steel are beautiful or not. I guess it’s taste. On the other…