This exquisite resort in Rishikesh 'Aloha on the Ganges' is located right on the banks of the Ganges River close to the Laxman Jhulla, in a very serene and peaceful environment. The setting of the resort on the fast-flowing Ganges, surrounded by forested hills, is conducive to meditation and mind expansion. In the evening, the breeze blows down the valley, setting temple bells ringing as sadhus (spiritual men), pilgrims and tourists prepare for the nightly Ganga Aarti.
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HOLI - THE FESTIVAL OF COLORS is an ancient Hindu religious festival which has become popular with non-Hindus all over the world. Holi celebrations start on the night before Holi with a Holika bonfire where people gather, do religious rituals in front of the bonfire, and pray that their internal evil should be destroyed as the bonfire starts. The next morning is celebrated as 'Rangwali Color Holi' - a free-for-all carnival of colors, where people play, chase and color each other with dry powder and colored water.
Majority of the Iguassu Falls are on the Argentina side. You can see vast views and walk along the falls for a long way. The whole trip on AR side when combined with a boat ride and GranAvenutura Jungle Adventure can take upto 3/4 of the day. The map of the entire Argentina-Iguassu Falls. A train ride takes you to the farthest point from where you can walk to the 'DEVILS THROAT' for the most awesome view.
In this region called LADAKH or aka ‘Little Tibet’ north Kashmir when farmers make good money, they purchase turquois stones and other beads to sew them to the elaborate hats worn my ladies of the house. These hats can extend down behind the back all the way to the lower backs, full of turquois and other semi precious stones. In case of need or emergency, some stones are sold…these hats therefore look beautiful and also serve the purpose of a Walking Bank! The hats are worn usually during festivals or special ceremonies in the monasteries.
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