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Twosome Travelolio 5 – Travel Trivia from around the world!

Written by Poorna & Brinda

Hello Folks,

We want to share with you some of the interesting things we have read over the week. Some nice articles inspiring enough for you to start the next vacation. A video of fellow travellers we have loved seeing and want you to experience.

Travel + Olio = Travelolio, this is a potpourri of travel trivia around the world. For your reading on a lazy Sunday morning, every week.

Hope you would love it the way we loved reading/watching them.

A for Aoshima and C for Cat!

Cat Island

Aoshima, a small unknown island in Japan has become topic of interest during this week. Not for its 60 odd human beings who reside there. It is because of the feline population which has overshot the resident population by 1:6. You see them everywhere. Read all about “Aoshima – The Cat island” in this stunning story in “The Atlantic” magazine

Spirit @ age of 60

white mountains

What do you do to celebrate your sixtieth birthday and a new marriage? A party with friends? Not for Joyce Maynard who goes for gruelling hike New Hampshire’s White Mountains. This is the pick of the month by Nat Geo’s editors – “Peak Experience – New Hampshire’s White Mountains”

Give your children the gift of travel

Kids

Many of are reluctant to travel with kids. Melanie Gow reflects on how travelling gave her the gift of watching her sons turn into men. And the kind of men she could be proud of. Here is her short essay on How travel helps your kids become adults they want to be”

Tips of the week

tips for better photography

This is for all the shutter bugs. Some more Tips from experts on clicking your best travel photos. Keep clicking!

India travel stories from others

mullayana giri

Umang Trivedi goes to Chikmagalur and come back refreshed. Read all about his Visit to Coffee countryhere. If you want more information on Chikmagalur check out our “Chikmagalur – A Monsoon drive in Western Ghats”

Picture of the week – White & Woolly in Kashmir

kashmir in winter

Forget Iceland. Forget New Zealnad. Look at closer home. Kashmir is stunningly beautiful in winter. Check out this pictorial in Outlook titled “White and Woolly in Kashmir” Don’t forget to click on the pictures to see them in larger size.

Video of the week – The Himalayas from 20,000 feet!

Himalayas from sky

We love Outside Magazine and its lovely website. We chanced upon this stunning video of Himalayas – The Himalayas from 20,000 feet . We just could not resist sharing with you all.

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Poorna & Brinda

We are Brinda and Poorna from Bengaluru, the “Silicon city” or “Garden city” of India.

We travel together. We caught the travel bug 20 years back. On our honey moon, we traveled over the sea, in the train, by bus and in an aircraft! Our adventures probably started in that year. It continues, ever since.

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