India Week! Celebrating all things India

Wildland Adventures is celebrating all things India, November 12-18th. Be sure to visit for more photos, videos, facts, travel tips and prizes!
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The Taj Mahal is a white marble mausoleum located in Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India. It was built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his third wife, Mumtaz Mahal. Taj Mahal is regarded by many as the finest example of Mughal architecture, a style that

Holi! India's festival of color

Holi, the Hindu festival of colour.Originally, Holi was an agricultural festival celebrating the arrival of spring.

Meetha paan (India). 'Each paan-wallah (paan vendor) has his own style of preparation, but mithaa paan usually includes choona (slaked lime) and kattha (acacia-bark extract) pastes. It’ll also have a little saff ron if you’re lucky, coconut flakes, candy-coated fennel, spices like cardamom and clove, gulkand (rose-petal jam), dried fruit and a maraschino cherry – all wrapped up in a betel leaf. It’s eaten after meals.'

Betel leaves are too good for improving digestion. Betel leaves do have amazing anti-flatulent, gastro protective, intestinal and carminative properties which on consuming, helps in secretion of digestive acids.

Riding the Rails (India). 'India’s quintessential journey is still the long train ride. Domestic flights are increasingly common, but as the train’s 20 million daily passengers will tell you, you can’t watch the Indian landscape on a plane. The train’s also where you can hang out with families and other domestic travellers, learning about Indian culture the old-fashioned way – over a cup of tea, to the rhythm of the rails.'

Bicycles hanging on the side of a train, West Bengal, India, Photographer: Steve McCurry

Diwali - India's Festival of Lights

Diwali (Deepavali or Deepawali or Dipawali) is India's big festival. Diwali means rows of lighted lamps. It is a festival of lights and all Indian Hindus celebrate it. During this festival, people light up their houses and shops.


Holi Festival in India by the brilliant photojournalist Steve McCurry.He is one of the great colour photographers

Indian Cucumber and Yogurt Salad: Cucumber Raita Recipe

Indian Cucumber and Yogurt Salad: Cucumber Raita

awesome Indian Cucumber and Yogurt Salad: Cucumber Raita From the Food Network 5 stars-.

sri meenakshi sundareswara temple

Smashing Magazine The Beauty of India By Juliya Izgiyeva sri meenakshi sundareswara temple