Bir Billing|Paragliding ranch of India

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Bir and Billing are two places in the Greater Himalayan circuit covered by dense forests,flora and fauna falling under the Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh.Bir is a spiritual destination nestled in the Indian Himalayas covered by thick and impenetrable forests.Travelers normally prefer Pathankot as the central point before going to these destinations.There are monasteries,Hindu temples of religious importance in the region accompanied by prestigious retreats and Swiss tents for accommodation for travelers and tourists.There are even home stays available at cheaper and affordable rates for travelers who prefer to save money while travelling.There are paragliding opportunities in the region but proper care should be taken to avail these services who are experts and trained in this field.

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Flowers of Autumn at Bir
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@Tatva Vir Resorts Bir
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Flowers blossoming at Bir
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Shiva Temple at Bir
Monastery
The Monastery

Billing is on the other side at at distance of around 15 kms from Bir from where the paragliding services are prevalent for like minded travelers and youth.Travel enthusiasts,trekkers and other adventurous people travel to Billing to experience this beautiful ride in the empyrean for 15 mins to half an hour.There are even small tents available to spend the night at Billing to experience the grandiosity of staying under the mountains and the open.The beauty of the Dhauladhar mountain ranges becomes visible and accessible if the sky is clear and free from dark clouds.The ranges of the mighty Dhauladhar can be observed from the paragliding ranch and other parts of Himachal like Triund and Dharamsala.

Para Gliding at Bir
Paragliding as observed from Bir retreat
The parachutes
Experts preparing for gliding at Bir
Paragliding from Bir
Paragliding as seen from Bir
Way to Bir
Paragliding ranch at Bir

Dharamasala,Mcleodganj,Joginder nagar and Barot Valley are important places that can be traversed from Bir-Billing if one wants to plan a short tour for 4-5 days in the Himalayan arcade.Dharamsala and Mcleodganj are well known spiritual destinations for Tibetians and Buddhist monks and popular due to Bhagsu waterfalls,Shiva and the Dalai Lama temple.Places like Palampur and Barot valley are located in the extreme end covered by thick and dense forests of the Himalayas.Barot valley falls in the Mandi district of Himachal Pradesh and encircled by the Uhi river.There are species of wild
flowers that blooms and glows during autumn and people travel from remote corners of the country to experience the gravity  and the beauty of this valley.The scene at Barot is sparkling and vibrant due to the presence of snow capped mountains and serenity in the region that keeps the wanderlust in us viable.here is a dam constructed in the valley connecting Joginder nagar for water supply to the people living in the region.

On the way to paragliding ranch
On the route towards Billing
The tents at paragliding ranch
Tents reserved for tourists at Billing
Barot valley
Approaching Barot Valley

There are well known resorts and retreats available for sale near Bir and Billing if one wants to purchase them.The road connects Joginder nagar to Palampur and Dharmsala and Mcleodganj on the other side.Being the paragliding ranch, Bir and Billing are small villages in the Himachal circuit that remains unconquered by most people in the country due to the lack of geographical knowledge and lack of awareness.They are equally beautiful and natural as compared to other hill stations and should be visited and planned at appropriate times to enjoy the differences prevailing in the region as compared to other places
in the country.

Flowers at paragliding ranch
The pink flower
Dam at Barot Valley
The dam serving as a means of water supply for people living at Barot and Joginder Nagar
Kangra distrcit
Architecture at Kangra
Rock cut temple
Rock cut mountain temple

Flavors of Autumn

Transformation

Autumn brings in lot of surprises for everyone including rains,blossoming flowers,relief from heat wave and change in climate and environment.Autumn season lasts for 4-5 months and is a blessing for people living in hi tech cities and even in the remote outskirts of nature.It does help the farmers a lot as they wait for the onset of water and
rains to grow their crops.The farming and vegetal areas benefits a lot during the season by bringing in some revenue for the farmers and people living in rural areas.Autumn is therefore considered as the best season to harvest crops and increase farming and irrigation in rural sectors.I took these photos when there was a seasonal transformation from summers to autumn and the glow is in the pictures of the flowers.

Yellow projected flower
Projected flower
Flower petals in the garden
Flower petals
New flavors in the garden
New flowers in the garden
Sunshine flowers of autumn
Sunshine flower

The flowers bloom and glow in propinquity during autumn and we can see its flavors in places close to nature and mountains.In India,there are places where we can see heavenly and unique flowers growing in the hilly arcades and the valleys.Places which are prominent are mostly in the Northern part of India which includes Himachal Pradesh,Jammu and Kashmir and Uttarakhand.There is a valley in the Garhwal Himalayas which has gathered the prestigious World Heritage site recognition known as ‘The Valley of Flowers’.Heavenly and wild species are found in the valley and a complete coverage
of one week is required to transcend the entire area.Nature and botanists get to see unique and distinguished varieties of flowers in the season from July to September.

The blue flavors of autumn
The Blue flower
Unique flavors
Unique flower
Orange flavors of autumn
Orange flowers
Pink flavor of autumn
Pink flower

Places like Billing,Kinnaur and Sangla are also very prominent and promising as we get to see the different varieties of heavenly and wild flowers growing in solidarity and proximity.These flowers are planted in all houses and home stays available in the region to create a better environment free from pollution and other environment hazards.The red and the pink roses are very common along with dahlia,marigold and hibiscus.The colors vary from red,orange,pink,violet,blue and yellow and creates an astounding effect on the surroundings.It would be worth trying to visit these areas in this season to witness the grandiosity of these beautiful flowers.

different flavors of autumn
Flavors of autumn
Violet flavors of autumn
Special violet flower
Unique flower of Autumn
Unique flower
Yellow flower of autumn
Yellow flavor of autumn

There are adequate natural resources in the country and we can protect the biodiversity of nature to improve the ecological balance of the environment.Individuals can then enjoy the benefits that Nature can bestow on them.It is our duty as fellow citizens of the country to avoid cutting trees and clearing forests that are meant to increase and
reform our environment.I urge fellow citizens of the country to follow the same and preserve and follow the law of Nature to protect ourselves and the environment.

Five things to do in France in a short span of time

Rentals in France

France,the country with one of the largest geographical diversity in Europe whams travelers with its substantial actualization.It is also one of the European countries where great philosophers,writers and artists have been born.Being a foreigner to this beautiful country,I managed to catch the exquisiteness of the central in a weekend and sight
some memorable experiences in my travel cycle.The most important segment of this travel venture was to select the correct motel and I preferred Luxury Retreats whose amiability and hospitality was in their signature.

The great city of Paris
The city of Paris

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The museum
Museum

The worlds most renowned monument Eiffel Tower was always in my top travel wishlist which was built to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the French Revolution.The monument glitters with the prestigious light shows so it would be wise to
pay a tribute to this mausoleum in the evening.The photographs can be taken from various angles to catch the different dimensions of the tower from the top.This site hosts some important events of international importance and visited by more than 5 million visitors every year.

The france paintings
French paintings
Living room of the legend
Decent room
The capital city of Paris
France

Visiting Europe’s highest summit at Mount Blanc was the most intelligent decision that I had taken during the voyage.It is a great place for mountaineers,adventure climbers and nature enthusiasts across the globe.The mountain is the highest in Alps popular for skiing,snowboarding and other magical events like Winter Olympics and mountain climbing.There are gondola rides operating in the region and a long tunnel that acts as a major means of transportation in the Alpine route.

River cruise
River cruise in France
French architecture
The French architecture
Architecture of France
France architecture

The exemplary portraits,the ordinances of Napolean Bonaparte,the outrageous battles he fought in,including portraits of palaces,horses,ships and artifacts from the French history are preserved in the Louvre museum.The museum is the largest in the world and is the kennel for the largest art collections in history.I was fascinated and blessed to see the remarkable work and remnants in the museum which is encouraging for any artist and painter.There is also an association known as Friends of Louvre which is popular and renowned among donors and art patrons.

Eiffel Tower in the evening
Eiffel Tower

Notre-Dame de Paris in France is one of the oldest Catholic Cathedrals constructed as per the Gothic architecture.There are 9 bells inside the cathedral which is designed to mark the hours of the day for various occasions.Various organs have also been imparted in the cathedral which has some pipes and few manuals.Numerous organists have therefore been appointed and given the post of titular organist.

Taking a river cruise is the most intelligent way to get a glimpse of the entire city and do some souvenir shopping and cross various pedestrian bridges.There are houseboats of different categories operating along the river side and it would be even wise to plan a stay to enjoy the warmth and hospitality of staying under water.Paris is undoubtedly the smartest and the most beautiful city of France with so much to offer tourists and travelers across the planet.