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Dubrovnik: Pearl of the Adriatic

At the southern tip of the Dalmatian coast sits Dubrovnik, ‘Pearl of the Adriatic’. The city stands on a promontory beneath …

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El Greco: Man of Two Worlds - and Beyond

Here’s a Trivial Pursuits question: Can you name an artist and sculptor known universally by an ethnic nickname? The answer …

The Virupaksha or the Pampapathi temple is the main centre of pilgrimage at Hampi. It is fully intact, and it incorporates some earlier structures.
This temple has three towers, the eastern tower rises to a height of 160 ft and is nine tiered.
It dates back to the first half of the 15th century and was renovated in the 16th century by Krishnadevaraya.
Author: Apadegal
Source: commons.wikimedia.org

Summary of major dynasties and empires covered on ASA’s Southern India tour

MMamMajor Tamil Dynasties (Pandyan, Chola & Chera) Pandyan Dynasty (600 BC (Early Pandyan Kingdom) – 1650) Ancient dynasty that ruled …

Udaipur, India. Within the fortress capital, whose walls encompass 280 hectares, are the ruins of several palaces, many temples, ceremonial pools fed by springs that emerge from the bedrock, and a victory monument visible from several kilometres away, that the Mewar raja built to commemorate his victory over the Sultan of Malwa in 1440.

New Year in India

Join Professor Bernard Hoffert as he leads these tours to India.

Front cover August 2015 E Magazine

ASA E-Magazine – August 2015

ASA E – Magazine August 2015 Edition Articles include * Travel Tips * Côte d’Azur * When it comes to …