Monday, March 10, 2014

Vellore Fort Visit

I have gone many times to Vellore CMC Hospitals due to the unfortunate illness of my Father in law, but also due to the fact that his illness was not so serious, we had some time to do some sightseeing in Vellore Fort.

Few Facts about Vellore Fort-  It's a 16th Century fort passed on from Vijaynagar Kings to Maratha's to British kingdom. It has a moat around it, where crocodiles once used to be swarming about, the Fort is about 133 Acres.

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

7 Place in and around Aizawl that you must visit

Aizawl is the biggest city in Mizoram and capital city of the state. Here are a few interesting places to visit if you visit Aizawl. If you want to know more details of the places and photos mentioned, you can click on the link given in heading of all the places.
  1. Bara Bazar- A center of commerce, unlike other northeastern states, commerce here is controlled by the people. You have products here from Mainland India, China, Burma and other Southeast Asian Country. Must visit areas would be the clothes showroom and the food. You can smell, feel and live the culture, food and life of aizawl by going to the market. 2. Durtlang - Durtlang near Aizawl Theological College offers a fine view of Aizawl on a clear day. It is the highest point of the city.
3. Hmuifang- is about 50 km from Aizawl with an elevation of 1619 metres. There is a small natural park with Guest House for those who want to stay there.
Hmuifang tlang from a far.

4. Reiek -is a tourist spot 12 km from Aizawl, it rest at an elevation of 1548 metres

5. Aizawl View from Zemabawk Road- Take a view of Aizawl daytime and specially night time. It's a beautiful sight to behold. DSCN2292 Stitch-1 6. Mizoram University- It is situated on the southern side of the city. It is situated on 978 acres of greenery. It was accredited grade A by NAAC recently, the Highest grading for Universities in India. 7.Baktawng- Ziona, the son of Chana lives here along with with 39 wives, 94 children, 14 daughters-in-law and 33 grandchildren, probably more wives and grandchildren by now. They have their own football stadium, a kind of a cult religon and are self sufficient and support themselves to carpentry and other occupations. DSCN1464