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5 Points to Remember Before Proceeding on an Adventure Trip

Adventure trips are a dream come true opportunity for adventurous travelers.  A trip to a high altitude destination,trekking to deep forests, sailing through uncharted waters or flying to an adventurous destination is always awaited by adventure travel enthusiasts. But,before you embark on your adventurous trip, keep these five points in mind:

 

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  1. Get your health checkup done. You never know how the adverse climatic conditions might hinder your trip.
  2. Share your detailed itinerary with your family behind. Keep them informed of your schedule and your expected date of arrival
  3. Write down emergency numbers in a diary or a notepad. Do not depend on electronic devices.It would be risky if your devices give up at a crucial moment
  4. Get as¬†much detail¬†as possible about the destination ‚Äď climate, transportation, food,¬†information about¬†the people there etc.
  5. Keep adequate safety measures. You can’t expect when trouble would greet you on the trip  Do not forget to take a torch light, extra batteries for your mobile phones, chargers, list of phone numbers to contact in emergency etc.

We wish you an enjoyable trip. Share your experiences and wonderful memories on TriporTrap

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Visiting the holy temples that reassure Shiva’s mythology across India

Lord Shiva, generally referred to as ‘The Destructor’ or ‘The Parmatma’ in Hindu mythology has been in existence since the evolution of the entire universe. Present in the prayers of most individuals and with followers all across the globe, the Lord is considered to be the Supreme God in Hinduism. Devotees throng the innumerable temples in countless numbers that are present¬† throughout the length and breadth of the country.

‘Shiv Ratri’ is the time when the descent of followers to the temples increases manifold times and all gather to seek the blessings of the deity. Pouring in milk that is considered holy for Shiva, the followers¬† make a beeline to offer their prayers. There are thousands of ‘lingams’ in India , but some have a specific importance attached to them. From ages, they have been considered to be the best places to visit, in order to get the blessings of the Lord.

The important ones are called ‘Jyotirlingas’ and are twelve in number. Somnatha, Mallikarjuna, Mahakala, Omkara, Kedara, Bhimshankara, Vishvanatha, Tryambaka, Vaidynatha, Nagesha, Rameshwara and Ghushnesha. We will be visiting four of the top ones that you can’t afford to miss. Let’s take a sneak-peek for experiencing and making memories.

  • Kedarnath Temple: ¬†The northernmost of the jyotirlingas, it is present in the Himalayas that adds a sense of mysticism to it. Being snow capped for six months of the year, the temple opens from May to October. The last leg of twelve kilometers have to be covered either on foot or on a pony. Getting to Kedarnatha can be by bus or train. Called as the home of the Lord, the place is a must visit for every Shiva devotee. The lingam at the temple is in the shape of the hump of a buffalo and has its own importance in Hindu mythology.Image
  • Somnath Temple: Situatedon the western coast of Gujarat, India, near Saurashtra, this temple has its importance in the turn of events of the Lord’s life. The temple’s meaning depicts ‚ÄúThe Protector of Moon God.‚ÄĚ It has been destroyed by various kings and rulers, but restoration work is always on the move at the place. You can visit the place all the year around. Catch the latest flight or train and get going.

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  • Shiv Dol: ¬†This temple stands on the bank of the Borpukhuri tank in the heart of Shivasagar, Assam, in the North-East. It is believed to be the tallest temple in India, has height of 104 feet and its perimeter is around 195 feet at the base. The golden-dome has a height of eight feet and every year a huge fair is organized during Shivratri to offer prayers. Visit the place to experience the magic.¬†Image
  • Nageshwar Temple:¬†The most prominent Shiva shrines in India, it is located on the outskirts of Dwarka, Gujarat. A lot is said about the mythology that goes about the origin of this temple. The shrine is a huge attraction for devotees from across the country and even tourists throng the place to catch a glimpse of the place.

ImageThe above mentioned places have facts and stories that differ from place to place and lend more mysticism about them. Lord Shiva, rules the entire universe and placing your offerings in front of the Supreme god, you will get lucky. So, pack your bags and book your tickets for that ultimate divine experience. If, you have visited any place or other shrines, do share your experience.

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Get ready for Goosebumps and Heart-stopping adventure trips

Haunted, spooky and wacky are the terms that you would associate with desolate places. That’s right. Visiting serene locations that have a natural beauty attached to them is great , but making a trip to some of the haunted places is not only exiting, but also involves risk and courage. Triportrap.com takes you to some of the locations spread across the length and breadth of India.

There are places on this Earth that have been abandoned for some reason or the other and are termed as not navigable as spooky observations have been made about them. Scared to visit such a place? Don’t be. Even they have history surrounding that might baffle you and leave you awestruck.

Well, here’s the list of places that you must visit for that different feeling as such places have a sense of mystery around them.¬†

  • Bhangarh Town in Rajasthan: Located in the Alwar district of Rajasthan, this place is rumored to be under a curse. Legend has that the place has been cursed¬† by a magician and even the ASI, fears to build¬† an office closer to the site. Local villagers believe that whenever a house is built, its roof collapses and no one returns alive who stays there after dark.Image
  • Dumas Beach of Gujarat: Stories galore surround this famous haunted destination. The¬†story goes¬†as such that Hindus burn the dead bodies at this place and thus this place is a favorite haunt for spirits. Paranormal activities have been reported at this place and the wind¬†around the place whispers the talk of between dead bodies.
  • Dow Hill Forest, Kurseong, West Bengal: Murders innumerable, have taken place at this place and this gives a chill run down the spine while visiting this place. According to the residents there have been noises heard in the corridors of the Victoria boys school during the vacations. A plethora of stories have surfaced and the locals have reported seeing different images at different times. This place has been notified at the spookiest places in India.
  • Delhi Cantt. Area: Lush, green and with the essence of nature, the scene is a perfect haunt for spirits after dark. Stories have cropped up that speak of a lady in white sari that stops a vehicle for a lift. Even if you want to give it a miss, the lady¬†runs swiftly than the vehicle and catches up with you again.¬†So, all set to get enthralled by these places to blow you off your feet. Visit them and experience the legendary stories and share your experiences.
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