5 vegetarian towns in Uttarakhand

    Are you planning to explore the Garhwal and Kumaon Himalaya? Yes! Then, prepare yourself for abstinence from meat in several towns located along the popular trek routes in Uttarakhand featuring Garhwal and Kumaon Himalaya. For instance, strictly vegetarian towns include Gangotri, Haridwar, Rishikesh, Uttarakashi, and Yamnotri . A …

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Prohibition on leather goods in many Himalayan temples

  Since many plucky travelers say their prayers in the temple before starting and after completing the Himalayan adventure, they should know that leather goods are banned in many Himalayan temples. For instance, you cannot carry leather items inside the Bhuvenshveri Temple in Kullu District, Himachal Pradesh. It is thus better to …

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Why Should You not Wear New Clothes on Holi?

Why Should You not Wear New Clothes on Holi?

Generally, festivals are the best time to flaunt the best clothes and accessories. However, on Holi, the festival of colors, you should wear ragged and old clothes. On Holi day, Indians apply colors to their friends, family members and guests for fun and joy. Some mischievous people even throw balloons filled with plain water / colored-water and / or spray colored water on passersby. If you intend to play Holi or go out on the day (March 1, 2010), be prepared to get balloons filled with plain water / colored-water, colored water sprays and / or smears of dry powder colors. It will be difficult to get stubborn stains of colors out of clothes so wear old clothes.