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The War Museum, Jaisalmer Becomes First Of It’s Kind To Have Light & Sound Show

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To commemorate the heroic battle fought and recount the chilling moments of valour and bravery of the gallant soldiers of the Indian armed forces, the Indian Army set up India’s first historical war museum in Jaisalmer in the year 2015.

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Recently, this war museum became country’s first to have light and sound show. The show brought alive the history of wars fought by the Indian Army since Independence. The legendary Battle of Longewala is the highlight of the show. It is showcased in detail with audio-visual effects of laser animations of actual bunkers, tanks, guns, aircraft and soldiers.

This unique War Museum is a tribute to all gallant soldiers who made the supreme sacrifice to defend the motherland, is surely a ‘must visit destination’ for all Indian and foreign tourists coming to Jaisalmer.

11 Things you must do when visiting Pushkar Fair

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Pushkar is a tourist paradise and there is nothing like experiencing it during the world famous cattle fair that coincides with the religious Kartik Poornima. During this time visitors from the world over gather to witness the spectacle where thousands of camels are dressed up. There are lot many things to explore and experience when you are in Pushkar during the fair time-

Street Stroll- 

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A stroll on Pushkar streets are must as it lets you experience the radiant market, culture and lifestyle of its people. It is fascinating to see small shops selling almost everything from colorful puppets to souvenirs, beads and bangles, gemstones, leather goods, mirror work items, saddles, utensils, decorative pieces and a lot more. At every point you will be tempted to Stop and Shop!

Cherish Street food-

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Just the sight of vendors preparing typical Rajasthani food has been enough to sway you to taste the street food in Pushkar. Be it staple daal baati, garama garam Chapati, Mirchi ke Tapore, Dal Ki Kachori, yummy pakoras or the delicious Malpue which you get nowhere else,  Pushkar, offers a wide variety of vegetarian food in multiple eateries in dirt cheap rates. Mobile Tea and mobile coke dispensers were something new that we found this year.

Get the view from the top

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There is nothing to match the magic of floating on air on Hot air Balloon or taking a helicopter ride to have that unique experience of witnessing the cattle land from the top.

Camel /Horse Safari-

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What better way to explore the rugged terrain other than camel safari or horse safari. Enjoy the music of slow moving camels as they walk past the golden sand dunes.

Sunrise and Sunset-

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Mornings and evenings are the time for action. The beautiful hills surrounding Nag Parvat bequeath mesmerizing sunrises and sunsets with the backdrop of camels. Sunrise and sunrise views are enormously charismatic and enchanting.

Listen to local beats

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The Folk artist while roaming around the cattle ground or in the market echoes melodious tunes which are hypnotizing enough to vibrate the chords of your soul.

Click Click n Click

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Every nook and corner of Pushkar is a photographer’s delight. Be it the colorful caravan of camels, women flaunting in colorful odhinis, flamboyant bazaars, mesmerizing sunrise and sunset’s, expressions of different people you simply want to capture all and make it a memorable time through your lens.

Holy Dip-

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It’s considered auspicious to take a holy dip at Pushkar Sarover and it will bring you good luck and takes away all your sins. For spiritual travelers, a holy dip is must.

Pray at Brahma Temple-

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The only temple dedicated to Lord Brahma in the entire country is located here at Pushkar. Throughout the year prayers are offered by the devotees in this temple.

Visit Mela ground

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The Mela ground is full of activities including fun rides. Various types of competitions are also held viz camel and horse decoration, races etc.The folklores, music, ballads and dance performances showcase the colorful culture of Rajasthan.

Get a glimpse of Pushkar at night

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Night is the best time to get a splendid view of Pushkar Lake where the bright stars twinkle in spectral colors. Simply tranquil, serene and peaceful 🙂

If you have not planned your visit this year, don’t worry. Pushkar Fair is an annual event. You still can plan it for next year, along with your family and friends.

 

 

Coffee Table Book: ‘Soul of Rajasthan’ – Second Edition To Be Launched By Pathfynder

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“The book Soul of Rajasthan took me on a fanciful journey of Rajasthan that made me crave for a visit to the colourful and vibrant state Rajasthan!” said one of our first few readers  after having a close review of the book Soul Of Rajasthan.

 

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After the roaring success of the first edition of ‘Soul of Rajasthan’, the leading branding and marketing firm, Pathfynder announces the launch of Soul of Rajasthan – Second Edition.

The second edition of Soul Of Rajasthan is a more beautiful journey that takes you through different faces of Rajasthan. With the addition of new chapters like – Turban Tales, the new edition has become more intriguing, while the  heritage, cuisines, festivals, forts & palaces, pilgrimage and other main attractions maintain that gripping effect of the book.

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The launch event of the book is being held at Mool Foundation on 21st & 22nd March’15 from 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. This book is a beautiful journey that takes you through different faces of Rajasthan. The free reading sessions will take on the beautiful journey of Rajasthan through different chapters.

The book comprises 144 pages, 143 photographs out of which 117 photographs have been clicked by Gaurav Hajela, the Founder of Pathfynder and a renowned photographer who has been awarded in various photography competitions.

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The launch event will see the glitterati of Jaipur from various fields like art, photography, marketing, social media, etc. The book ‘Soul of Rajasthan’ has a strong presence on social media platforms viz. Facebook, Instagram along with its own website.

Pathfynder cordially invites you all for the coverage of Launch of Soul of Rajasthan – Second Edition at Mool Foundation, Jaipur on 21st-22nd March from 10 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.

“Soul of Rajasthan” a coffee table book to be launched by Pathfynder on India Tourism Day

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Rajasthan is a colourful state with vibrant cultures, terrific lifestyle and jubilant festivals that attract people from far beyond the borders. You might come across a slew of books talking about the brilliance and colours of jovial Rajasthan but not something that could truly pen down the real “Soul of Rajasthan”

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“Soul of Rajasthan,” yes,  the name itself suggests that the true soul of Rajasthan is cocooned in this book which is to be launched by a leading branding and marketing firm; Pathfynder Solutions on the glorious occasion of India Tourism Day, Saturday, January 25, 2014.

The book is a beautiful journey that takes you through different faces of Rajasthan. With each page that you turn, you get closer to this colorful land that talks about royalty, heritage, cuisines, festivals, forts & palaces, pilgrimage and other main attractions. The book offers you a wonderful experience through the brilliant photography and content that it encompasses, reflecting Rajasthan in a totally different perspective.

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“Whenever I would travel to different parts of Rajasthan and click photographs, I always dreamt of creating a book that will speak for it”, says Gaurav Hajela, the Managing Partner of Pathfynder, a well-known photographer and a person who has traveled Rajasthan extensively. Gaurav has been awarded in various photography competitions and got his work published in the leading international magazines, travel websites and also in various brochures and other publications.

The book Soul of Rajasthan has also been launched on social media and has its presence on Facebook, Instagram along with its own website. The copies of the book will be available in the leading retail stores and online subsequently. It will also have its own mobile app in a short time.

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Pathfynder Solutions is a creative consultancy firm. Apart from handling several brands nationally and internationally, Pathfynder also owns the leading blog Rajasthan Tourism Buzz and Jaipur’s one of the leading online magazines: Jaipur Beat.

The book will be unveiled through the press conference on Saturday, January, 25, 2014 at the Forresta Kitchen and Bar fine dining restaurant.

Soul of Rajasthan promises a wonderful journey of Rajasthan that would bound you to crave for a visit to the colourful and vibrant state Rajasthan!

Follow more updates on the book at its official fan page https://www.facebook.com/soulofrajasthan