Ananda in the Himalayas

The Palace Estate, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, 249175, India | 4 star spa
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Travel Blogs from Rishikesh

Yoga, rafting and massage

A travel blog entry by keeleymclaren on May 21, 2014

... taking a walk to swag ashram to watch an evening show they perform at sunset. I couldn't see a thing it was crowded with Indians pushing and shoving each other. I gathered it was similar to the show at varanasi where the performers get big lamps lit up with candles and move them round in a circular fashion. It was more fun to people watch. It got to a part in the show where they passed the lamps round for people to circle. People literally dove at the lamps and once ...

Mussoorie - Third Entry

A travel blog entry by bangkokrandy on Mar 25, 2014

7 comments, 14 photos

... 8221; from YouTube for his son. I was able to download the movie, but when we tried to play it, the sound came out all garbled. This was the first time I encountered such a problem while downloading a movie, so I don’t know what caused it – or how to fix it. We then came up with a few alternative plans for getting this movie, including trying to buy it on CD from the local CD vendor, as well as me trying to download it again at the end of my ...

Rishikesh and the mighty Ganga

A travel blog entry by ian_parnaby on Mar 13, 2014

2 comments, 26 photos

... late 1960s. Nestled in the Himalayan foothills, some rather spectacular scenery exists. This area (although a slow trip along extremely poor roads), is well worth the visit.

Many pictures which recount this day. The four of us are off to eye surgeons today (I couldn't remember how to spell "ophthalmic") .... yes to get our currently popped eyes, pushed back into their eye ...

White water rafting down the Ganges

A travel blog entry by lcdp on Mar 10, 2014

10 photos

... so the river was fast flowing with plenty of activity for us rafting virgins.
It was a fabulous 16 kms trip down the river, plenty of rapids with names like dishwasher and lawn mower. As an older group of experienced rafters we obeyed all the rules and didn't end up in the river. We had to obey about 4 comands, forward, fast forward and stop and the last one which is unprintable and of course we didn't need to ...

The Ganga. Rishikesh, the river, then and now

A travel blog entry by rajeshbaruah on Oct 28, 2013

7 photos

This title makes it sound like I am talking about the river Ganges in geological terms and the context is on the eon scale, with Gondwanaland and the Tethys Sea playing leading roles. Actually, I am talking about the river; the time period is June 16th/17th 2013 to present day, the context, the changes to the rafting industry, if any, brought about by the ravaging floods caused by the cloudburst in the Kedarnath valley on the ...

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This 4 star spa, located on The Palace Estate, Rishikesh, is near Lakshman Jhula Suspension Bridge.
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