Thursday, January 28, 2010

US - Alabama Tourist information

Alabama Tours
Alabama Sunset
If you are planning to visit Alabama- Alabama Bureau of Tourism and Travel will provide you all necessary information. Their web site address is Talladega Scenic Drive beings at US near Heflin and winds through Talladega National Forest to Adams Gap, Southwest of Chesham State park. The 25 minute drive has scenic views, especially in March and April and mid October-mid November. In and around Mobile, the Azalea Trail twines for 27 minute, flowering time is February and March.

This region encompasses the hilly Highlands around Birmingham, the State’s largest city and the State capital Montgomery which is in the heart of the black belt region, named for its rich, dark soil. This State’s Bird is yellowhammer and flower is Camellia. Motto of the State is We Dare Defend Our Rights.

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Best Tourist Spots near Tiruvannamalai

Sattanur Dam
Sattanur Dam: This was built across the river Pennar and is a beautiful picnic spot. It is 35 km. from Tiruvannalamalai. There is a children’s park and a small zoo.

The ancient temple in Tirukkovilur is 30 km from Tiruvannamali on the Tirukkovilur Road that leads to Cuddalore and other southern towns. The 2000 year old temple has Lord Vishnu in his Trivikrama posture as the presiding deity. The idol has the right leg raised to the sky, while the left leg is on the ground. King Mahabali is seen praying to the Lord.

Ginger Fort: At a distance of 37 km from the temple town, is an over 700 year old historic fort dating back to Vijayanagara times. It is famous for its association with Raja De Singh, who revolted against the Nawab of Arctot and became the subject of heroic ballads. The fort interconnects 3 hills. It has a number of structures reflecting the Indo – Islamic style of architecture, Vijayanagara and Nayak styles of building. There are some temples inside the complex.

Thursday, January 21, 2010

Arunachaleswara temple, Tiruvannamalai

Arunachaleswara temple, Tiruvannamalai

The world famous Arunachaleswara temple at Tiruvannamalai is one of the pancha botha shrines of Lord Shiva. The temple is spread out on an expanse of nine hectares at the foot of the hill. Built over centuries with each King adding to existing structures, the temple has an array of gopurams and mandapams. The tallest is the rajagopuram on the eastern side 41 m tall and 30 m wise and credited to Krishnadeva Raya, the Vijayanagar King.

Karthigai Deepam is the main festival celebrated at Tiruvannamalai. It marks the conclusion of the 10 day Brahmotsavam in the month of Karthigai. Bharani Deepam is lit before the Karthigai Deepam. Five lamps are lit to symbolize the five elemental forms of Lord Shiva.

Chennai is the nearest Airport and it is 200 km. away from Chennai. You can reach Tiruvannalai by road also. Many tourist taxis, autos are available in the town. There are many hotels available and who want to stay at Ramana Ashram can contact them through fax 91-4175-237491.

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Ultimate guide for web hosting

Web Hosting
Web hosting companies are growing day by day and almost all the companies attract you with nice offers, but it is left to us to decide which web hosting company suits our requirement. If you are looking for virtual web hosting with unlimited hosting space and reasonable bandwidth then you must go for paid web hosting instead of free web hosting. The next thing I would suggest you is to look for a web hosting company that offers FTP and Telnet so that you can upload files and at the same time edit the CGI scripts.

The web hosting company should also provide you free 24 hour customer service and this requirement is very much necessary so that you can get back your site to normal working condition in case of any problem in your site. The load the site can manage is very important to be known and select a hosting company not on the basis of what condition your site is right now in select it in such a way that your site will grow in future. Then webhosting security for your website then you should look for SSL protection which makes your transactions very secure. Well the idea I have given so far is about how to manage your hosting but content management is another very important thing in order to make your site more popular and create a reputation for that. Wordpress and Joomla are some of the most commonly used Content management tools.

Sunday, January 17, 2010

Chottanikkara temple, Kerala Tourist Spot

Chottanikkara temple
Chottanikkara is famous for the temple of the powerful Goddess Raja Rajeswari. A large number of people with mental afflictions find relief and cure after worship in the temple, observing certain religious disciplines for specified periods. On a tree growing in the premises of the temple, one can see hundreds of nails struck on it by the afflicted using their own heads like a hammer in a state of trance. The temple authorities provide accommodation in the temple for pilgrims.

Kaladi: Kerala can be proud of this picturesque village, 13 kms. from Alwaye on the bank of the river Peiyar. Here was born Sri Sankaracharya, one of the greatest philosophers of the world. The great exponent of Advaita philosophy Sri Sankara has left a lasting influence on Indian life and culture.

Saturday, January 16, 2010

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Saturday, January 9, 2010

Festivals and Seasonal Events in the Middle Atlantic States, US Tourism

Hampton Jazz Festival
In January, the Mummers Parade will be held in Philadelphia, ushers in the year with some 20,000 sequined and feathered marchers. In the mid February, George Washington’s Birthday is celebrated in Alexandria, Virginia with a parade and reenactment of a Revolutionary War skirmish at nearby Fort Ward. During April the Philadelphia Festival of World Cinema presents films from more than 40 countries. In May the Preakness held in Baltimore, Maryland is the second even of horse-racing’s Triple Crown. In Summer (June) First Union US PRO Cycling Championship is the country’s premier bicycle race.

The Hampton Jazz Festival in Hampton, Virginia brings together the top performers in various styles of Jazz. The Philadelphia Folk Festival is America’s oldest continuous Folk Festival is liked by all. In Autumn the Taste of DC Festival presents dishes from a variety of Washington D.C. eaters and in early November New Hollywood an independent movies are screed at the Virginia Film Festival in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Friday, January 8, 2010

Jog Water Falls / Dandeli Game Sanctuary – Karnataka Tourism

Jog Water Falls
Jog (60 kms from Honnavar) is famous for its magnificent water falls. The Sharavali river flowing over a rocky bed takes a spectacular leap from a height of 292 meters and splits into four smaller streams. The best time to visit this place is just after the monsoons during June-November when the falls are at their most impressive.

Dandeli is blessed with pleasant weather all round the year; it is a natural habitat for wild life. It is about 150 km from Karwar, a picturesque town set against the backdrop of the Western Ghats. The famous Dandeli Game Sanctuary houses some rare species like the barking deer, sloth hear, panther, zimbhar and gaur. The majestic elephant is found wandering free here. Other wild life includes wild dogs and mongooses. A few kilometers away from the sanctuary, in the middle of a steep rock is a beautiful cave. Crawl through the entrance and you will find a large Shivalinga-like formation formed by stalactites and stalagmites.

Saturday, January 2, 2010

Appalachian Mountains and Great Lakes in US

Appalachian Mountains
The Midwest is America, that prototypical vision of neat farmland, affluent suburbs, and compact, skyscraper downtown strung together along purposefully straight sliver highways. Unlike the stark Great Plains to the west, this is gently rolling landscape, defined by great geological features to the east, the Appalachian Mountains, to the north, the Great Lakes, to the south, the Ohio River, to the wet, the majestic Mississippi.

During autumn in early September in the Labor Day weekend the Detrait Jass Festival attracts more than 7,00,000 jazz fans every year. During the third week of October weekend the LaSalle Bank Chicago Marathon draws runners from all over the World. Best time to visit the Midwest and the Great Lakes is Summer.