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Roots of Indus, from the blades of Himalayas – River Indus, From Tibet & through Pakistan

Roots of Indus, from the blades of Himalayas – River Indus, From Tibet & through Pakistan

River Indus, which is one of the largest rivers of the world, originates from a small lake in Tibet which is called the Mansarovar Lake. From there the Indus begins it long journey to the Arabian Sea. River Indus holds particular importance to the country Pakistan and has a major impact on its economy. The ...

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The Baltit, Pakistan – A Standing Miracle

The Baltit, Pakistan – A Standing Miracle

The Baltit fort is located on the terraced slopes in the north of modern Pakistan. Situated in the Hunza district, in Karimabad, the Baltit fort holds great cultural and historic significance. According to traditions, the north of Pakistan was earlier divided into numerous smaller states, each governed by its own emperor. The emperors got beautiful ...

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15 Oct Posted by in India, South Asia | Comments

Goa, India

Goa, India

Goa is an Indian state, located in the West coast, where the Arabian Sea meets India, forming the beaches that Goa is most famous for. The state of Goa is the smallest Indian state with a surface area of just 3,702 Km2. According to legend, Goa emerged when Parashurama, the sixth avatar of Vishnu, shot ...

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