The Greatest Cricket All-Rounder Jacques Kallis

Jacques Kallis is the greatest all-rounder of cricket in the cricketing world.
All cricket lovers will miss him for sure. Hs is one of the greatest cricket all-rounder among others and would be missed for sure. He was marvelous Batsman and effective as Bowler. 2013 will always be remember for the bid adieu of greatest cricketer ever Master-Blaster Sachin Tendulkar and now another great Cricketer Jacques Kalis of Modern era is going to retire. Cricketing World will definitely miss him.

But this is the rigid and bitter truth of nature, everybody have to accept it willingly or unwillingly that like Sun who rise in morning and after whole day travel in the sky some time in the shadows of clouds finally have to set in evening, same like that players emerges, rise, valediction and eventually retire.



Manali! The magic of the Hills

Manali is a beautiful tourist hill spot where tourist comes in flocks for whole year from different parts of India and many other parts of world as well. Manali is popular among tourist for it’s picturesque location, breathtaking beauty and snow clad mountain.  The Town name was adopted from the first Human of the world according to Indian Epics ” Manu” and fondly Known as Manali.

Manali is a Hot tourist spot among traveler across the India. Manalies surrounding mountain scenery lures tourist  year-round. Domestic tourist comes here for Honeymoon and mountain view and foreigners come here for adventures , more commonly to hang around with hippie villages around the town. Manali is situated at the north end of the Kullu valley at the height of 2050 m (6398 ft) in the Himalayas. The Best time to visit the place is during the winter when the snowfall began and the mountain around the town cover with snow. Although tourists arrives form different parts of the country for the whole years as the summer are here pleasant.

Manali is 570 Km from the Dehli, the capital of India. You can reach here by Bus and Air.

Manali is connected with Chandigarh, Shimla, Dharmsala and Mandi via road and you can reach here by taking Volvo buses from the inter state bus terminus of Himachal Pradesh in NEW Delhi  and Chandigarh. The approximate travel time from Delhi to Manali is 14 hours; from Ambala to Manali is 10 hours; from Chandigarh is 08 hours and from Kulu to Manali is 1.5 to 3 hours. Passengers are advised to carry anti vomiting medicines and should be consumed approximately 40 minutes before the bus approaches the mountains.

The nearest airport is Bhuntar, 50 Km from Manali. Kingfisher and Indian airlines operate flight to Kullu from Delhi and Chandigarh. However the service can be irregular and price are high. From airport you can hire taxi to Manali.

Rohtang Pass, at an altitude of 3979 m above see level where it can be cold even in summer. It is the highest point on the Manali-Keylong road and provides a wide panoramic view of mountains rising far above clouds.  And it is truely breath taking.

Solang valley is the another charm among many beautiful locations around Manali. Solang valley offers attractions like paragliding and snorkeling. Gorgeous Solang valley is situated 13 Km nothwest of Manali present snow clad mountain and glaciers.

Kothi is a picturesque village at the bottom of Rohtang Pass offer a thrilling view of deep gorge through which the river Beas swiftly races. It is situated at the altitude of 2500 m from the 16 Kms from Manali.

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The city beautiful Cahndigarh

Chandigarh is an union territory and popularly known as city beautiful or clean city. In the contemporary time tourists from different part of India come to visit the city beautiful.  In the year 1951, the well-known French architect, named Le Corbusier, took the charge of giving the city a modern look. He further appointed a team, who worked under his supervision and guidance. The team decided to work in two phases. While designing the city, factors like pollution, traffic, travel and tourism and other environmental aspects were borne in mind. This is how Chandigarh turned into a well-planned capital city of Punjab, India. Chandigarh is situated at an altitude of about 365 meters above the sea level. It is enclosed by three states, namely, Punjab, Haryana and Himachal Pradesh. And Chandigarh is the capital city of two states Haryana and Punjab. Chandigarh is spread over an area of 114 sq. kms. There is no forest cover in this union territory, except for some small tracks of forest.

 The best time period to visit Chandigarh is in between mid August and November when whether is not too hot nor too cold. Since Chandigarh is located in plain whether here is moderate like any other cities in India. Summer are here very hot but with arrival of monsoon whether here is pleasant. During the winter              the whether here is chilled but shining Sun warm through the winter session. And the tourist from different parts of the country comes here to visit city of gardens.

You can reach Chandigarh by Road, rails and air from anywhere part in the world as the city is well connected by roads, rails and airways. There are excellent road network here is in Chandigarh and have to National Highway namely NH 21(Ambala-Kinnaur) and NH 22(Chandigarh-Leh). The city is well connected with major cities via train. There are two trains, namely, Shatabdi Express and Himalayan Queen that link Chandigarh with Delhi and the best part is that these trains run daily. By Air The city is well connected with Delhi, Leh and Amritsar via air and now directly to main city of Canada. The airport is located at a distance of about 12 kms from the city center.

Chandigarh tourists attractions area mainly are

 Leisure valley is the most beautiful and popular tourist attraction destination in Chandigarh. Chandigarh Leisure valley is like a garland of gardens that beautifies the entire city. It begins from Rajendra Park in Sector 1 that is basically used for long walks, yoga and other fitness workout activities and stretches till the Bougainvillea garden in Sector 3. It also covers the splendid garden of roses in Sector 16. Leisure valley takes a curvaceous turn, when it enters Sector 23. It is in the Leisure valley in Chandigarh, India that different kinds of theme gardens are set up.


Chandigarh rock garden is an epitome of creativity and innovation. It is a unique garden that consists of various art objects. But the best part about the rock garden is that each of its artwork has been made by using industrial & urban waste. It is located in Sector 1 between the Capitol Complex and Sukhna Lake. The credit for laying its foundation goes to Nek Chand, who was the then Road Inspector in the Engineering Department of Chandigarh Capital Project.

Sukhna Lake is a beautiful lake that lies in the foothills of Shivalik range. The unique thing about Sukhna is that it is a manmade lake. It is a 3 km long lake that was created in the year 1958. It was done by damming the Sukhna Choe, which is a seasonal stream flowing down from the Shivalik hills. Sukhana Lake of Chandigarh, India has become an integral part of the city

Chandigarh capitol complex houses the seat of Government. Initially, it served as the seat only for the Govt of Punjab, but now it has the headquarters of both, the Govt of Punjab and Haryana. The credit for the awesome designing of the Capitol complex goes to Le Corbusier. Located in Sector 1, capitol complex in Chandigarh, India consists of three main edifices, namely, the Secretariat, the Legislative Assembly and the High Court. There was a plan to build a fourth building also, which is going to be the Raj Bhavan, as in the Governor’s Palace or a Museum of Knowledge. However, till yet, it has not come into existence. The three buildings of the Capitol complex stand majestically representing themselves as the temples of democracy of free India.