Odisha - The Soul of Incredible India
Land of paddy fields and palm fringed silver beaches, temples, rivers, waterfalls and tribal people, Odisha's major attractions are the temples of Bhubaneshwar and Puri, miles of clean silver beaches and the magnificent Sun Temple of Konark.Odisha, the state with a glorious history, is a state of nature and adventure. Inhabited by tribal people and not so developed state of Odisha must be visited to experience the myriad wonders of this beautiful state. Also known as the soul of India, Odisha is a place where you can relax on beaches, visit the famous temples and explore the beauty and bounty of nature and wildlife. You can also find various monuments which gloriously stand to remind you of the history of the state. Odisha's art and culture, fairs and festivals, dances and music are a treat for the tourists who love to see colours and wish to enjoy life to the fullest. Visit the soul state of India and come back with a bag full of memories, the beauty and simplicity will remain etched in your mind.
There are some places in the India that are special, and Odisha (Orissa) tourism is definitely one of them. Filled with exquisite temples and extraordinary monuments, home to many thousands of prolific artists and craftsmen; and possessing beaches, wildlife sanctuaries, and natural landscape of often-enchanting beauty,Odisha (Orissa) tourism is a unique and fascinating land that is, nevertheless, still largely undiscovered by tourists.
Orissa (Odisha) India is a veritable museum of India's sculptural and artistic heritage and has long been famous to scholars and connoisseurs for the magnificent Sun Temple at Konark (The legendary 'Black Pagoda' of European mariners), for the majestic temple of Lord Jagannath at Puri (renowned for the spectacular Rath Yatra chariot festival), and for the glorious temples of Bhubaneswar. The small but ever-growing number of sophisticated tourists who do manage to find their way to Orissa (Odisha) tourism are generally prepared with some knowledge of these temples, Puri tourism, of the delicate Orissan ikat textiles which have been become famous throughout the world, and, perhaps, of the beaches at Puri and Gopalpur on sea.
Best Time To Visit Odisha : -Locals and travel experts recomend the period between the months of November to February as the best time to visit orissa Summers are scorching whereas during winters, temperature come down to the bottom of the mercury level. Plan your trip to Rajasthan by getting to know the season, climate and which places to visit in orissa at which time of the year.
Local Cuisine of Odisha : - Compared to other regional Indian cuisines, Odia cuisine uses less oil and is less spicy while nonetheless remaining flavourful. Rice is the staple food of this region. Mustard oil is used in some dishes as the cooking medium, but ghee (made of cow's milk) is preferred in temples.In old times food was traditionally served on banana leaves or disposable plates made of sal leaves.Odia cooks, particularly from the Puri region, were much sought after due to their ability to cook food in accordance with Hindu scriptures. During the 19th century, many Odia cooks were employed in Bengal and they took many Odia dishes with them. This period also saw a heavy demand for Brahmin cooks, leading many Odia cooks to fake their castes.Yoghurt is used in dishes. Many sweets of the region are based on chhena (cheese).
Places to Stay in Jammu and Kashmir !
Here are my select set of hotels with great views of the snow peaks. Visit the links and read detailed reviews to know about all aspects of the hotel including service and amenities before you decide on one. Remember, only a great view isn't just enough to make a hotel a great one.