Named in honor of its 15th century founder (a chieftain named Rao Jodha), Jodhpur is a popular tourist destination in the state of Rajasthan. Featuring yearlong sunny weather and numerous temples, forts and palaces, the city is worth traveling even a considerable distance out of your way to see while visiting India.
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July 9, 2012
Deccan is a region which gave the Koh-I-Noor diamond to the world (Deccan is an anglicized form of dakkhin, a term derived from the Sanskrit word dakshina, meaning south). Deccan has had a prestigious history and culture, which has produced some of the finest architecture of the sub-continent, an inventive regional cuisine and a creative literature. For all the travelers who know and love India and who have travelled through it, the Deccan Plateau relishes a particular fascination. Great fortresses, palaces and religious edifices dot its landscape. Yet, with all that it has to offer, the Deccan Plateau is little known and hardly visited.
June 22, 2012
Situated on the southwestern tip of India, Kerala is home to a population of more than 30 million people (predominantly Malayali). Widely considered the cleanest and least corrupt state in the country, the region is a very popular tourist destination for locals and international travelers alike.