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Me in Kovalam beach

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Kovalam is a beach town on the Arabian Sea in Kerala, a state in south India. It is located around 16 km outside Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) City in the Thiruvananthapuram district. There are a large number of beach resorts in and around Kovalam. The sea port of Vizhinjam is about 3 km away and famous for its special varieties of fish, old Hindu temples, big churches and a mosque. The Proposed International Trans shipment Terminal at Vizhinjam is also close to Kovalam.

Kovalam was among the most prominent tourist spots in India during the hippy era. It still has a high status among tourists, who arrive mostly from Europe and Israel. Kovalam is finding a new significance in the light of several Ayurvedic salons, and recuperation and regeneration resorts which provide a wide variety of Ayurvedic treatments for tourists.

There are three beaches at Kovalam, separated by outcrops jutting out to the sea. The larger one is called Light House Beach for its 30 odd metre high light h…

Nashville: Finding the Right Tunes in Music City

Queen Victoria’s remark on the Fisk Jubilee Singers gave Nashville its most celebrated epithet, “Music City”. That was way back in 1874, but music has always been the soul of Nashville.

If you’re looking for live renditions of contemporary Jubilee Singers, you should be definitely headed for the Fisk University. The original performers of the Fisk Jubilee Singers were students of this university who made the slave songs popular all over the world.

Step back in time to the Grand Ole Opry at their former home at the Ryman Theater. The theater is also the venue for other impressive performances.

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Manoj Borah is a Senior Writer & Journalist working with http://www.cheapoair.com , a top travel site online. Manoj writes and reviews articles with special focus on vacation spots for budget travelers and road warriors, besides sharing tips and nuggets on booking flight to …

The River Seine In Paris France

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The river Seine is probably one of the most well known rivers in France and has been made even more popular as a tourist attraction within the city of Paris.

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Martyn Davis European Traveller, Author, Photographer and Business Development Manager, For all your French holiday needs and travel guide to France, with tourist information, landmarks and attractions

French Wine Can Cost Over 1000 Per Bottle

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Wine is undoubtedly one of the great national treasures of France, which over the years has become an integral part of French culture and is rooted in history with around half a million vineyards.

Although you can find many great value wines and numerous different varieties to choose from whatever your palette, there are also some of the most expensive wines in the world that are produced in France, and the vast majority of people will never be able to experience it in their lifetime.

In fact, a vintage Romanee Conti red wine produced from the pinot noir grape in Burgundy can cost anything upwards of 1,000 for just one bottle. And a rare vintage case of 12 sold at auction in London for a staggering 58,500 making this the most expensive case of wine sold at auction up until the year 2007.

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Martyn Davis European Traveller, Author, Photographer and Business Development Ma…