Beautiful India | All About India

Beautiful India | All About India

India fires the imagination and stirs the soul like no other place on earth, bristling with a mind-stirring mix of landscapes and cultural traditions. Your journey through India, no matter how fleeting, will blaze in your memory long after you have left its shores.

The country is beautiful, but the people are even more beautiful. The diversity among the people here is unlike anything you have experienced before. There are so many different religions, dialects of the Hindi language and so many unique customs and traditions. The people are kind, hospitable, and genuinely accepting.

Famously chaotic, India doesn’t have to be intimidating.

True, the big cities can be bedlam and the border of the market on feverish, but there is a bounty of laid-back charms to explore too, from palm-fringed beaches and tranquil backwaters to sweep deserts, snow-brushed mountains, and lush green tea plantations there is a lot that will most definitely tickle your travel bone and remind you of their overseas counterparts.

Natural Beauty abounds, but man-made gems also dot the land.

India is a history of one of the world’s most epic tales, and it has carved its incredible, indelible mark throughout the sub-continent. With its atmospheric forts and temples, hidden deep within the forest, fortresses rise from the desert, and palaces, mausoleums, and more line the banks of the holy river that feed India’s deeply scared essence.

Spirituality is the common thread that weaves its way through India.

The multitude of sacred sites and time-honored rituals are testaments to the country’s long, colorful, and sometimes tumultuous, religious history. And then there are the festivals! India hosts some of the world’s most spectacular devotional celebrations, from formidable city parades celebrating auspicious events on the religious calendar to simple harvest fairs that pay homage to a locally worshipped deity.

Religion is alive and thriving. It’s woven into almost every aspect of daily life and it enriches your experiences at every turn. Follow pilgrims on a temple trail, place on offering on a roadside shrine, smell wafts of incense, and feel the well-worn stone of the temple floor beneath your bare feet.

Nourishment of a different nature awaits you at restaurant tables everywhere.

You will jump onboard one of the wildest culinary trips of your traveling life. The food here is excellent and the staff is very friendly and helpful. You really get value for money. Frying, simmering, sizzling, kneading, roasting, and flipping a deliciously diverse repertoire of dishes, feasting your way through the subcontinent is sure a trip to remember. Prepare yourself to dive into a world of spice-packed, flavorful, and fragrance-rich Indian food. From paneer makhni to Kerala-styled prawns, from mutton Rogan josh to Parsi eggs, dhansak masala, panch phoron, garam masala, chicken tikka masala, and many more.

India is indeed a feast of opportunities.

Even on a short trip you can go surprisingly in-depth and experience a remarkable range of wonders. Just try not to fit too much onto your plate. It’s more rewarding to experience a small amount more fully, so slow down, relax, and above all enjoy the phenomenon that is India.

Suggested Read: Highlights of India for travel

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Simmi Kamboj

Simmi Kamboj is the Founder and Administrator of Ritiriwaz, your one-stop guide to Indian Culture and Tradition. She had a passion for writing about India's lifestyle, culture, tradition, travel, and is trying to cover all Indian Cultural aspects of Daily Life.