Luxor – The Valley of Kings

Originally posted on The C Minds :
Luxor is a city on the east bank of the Nile River in Egypt. It’s on the site of ancient Thebes, the pharaohs’ capital at the height of their power, during the 16th-11th centuries B.C.E. Today’s city surrounds 2 huge, surviving temples. The royal tombs of the Valley of…

Holi the festival of colors – India

Holi celebration begins with lighting up of bonfire on the Holi eve (Holika Dahan). Holi festival may be celebrated with various names and people of different states might be following different traditions. Holi is an ancient festival of India and was originally known as ‘Holika’. The festival of Holi is celebrated on the day after the full moon in early March every year. However, this festival is a…