Trekking the River Ganges

There are lots of ways for tourists to tour throughout India and see all of the excellent attractions they have, but one of the better ways is by travelling from the mouth of the River Ganges all the way to its birth. This trip is something which has been done by Hindu pilgrims for thousands of years, as it goes past many of the temples dedicated to the numerous gods of the religion. It ends up at the birth of the Ganges on the Tibetan plateau, which is itself a holy place to the Hindu traditions. Much of the Indian civilisation has grown around and thrived with the River Ganges,... Read More »

See the Taj Mahal!

Throughout the world, there are some truly magnificent historical buildings which everybody should endeavour to see at least once in their lives; the Taj Mahal is one such building in the Republic of India. The Taj Mahal is actually a Mausoleum constructed by an Emperor, Shah Jahah, who did the architectural feat of building one of the most impressive buildings ever all in the name of his third wife, Mumtaz Mahal, also taking her name and using it in the name of the building. Shah Jahah was once the emperor of a now dead empire which existed in the Indian subcontinent. It was the biggest empire within the continent which... Read More »