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Longest Bus Journey In World India To London


Interesting facts.

1.) This adventure trip provides by Gurgaon, Based Adventures Overland Pvt Ltd company.

2.)Around 20 passengers can travel from Delhi to London in the modified Luxury bus.

3.) Cost per person Rs 15,00,000/-.

4.) Now coming to the route, the Delhi-London bus journey will start from the National capital in India and will proceed to Myanmar,
Thailand, China, Uzbekistan, Russia, Czech Republic, Germany and will finally conclude in London.

5.) This trip covers 18 countries, covering a distance of  20,000 km in 70 days and 8 time zones.

About This Adventures Trip

The idea of introducing bus to London came from a solo drive from London to Delhi that Tushar Agarwal did in 2010 Adventure overland was founded by entrepreneur Tushar Agarwal and Sanjay Agarwal and Sanjay Madan.

After receiving an overwhelming response for Road to London 2017, 2018, and 2019, they have yet again launched Road to London 2021.

This time an epic journey crossing 18 countries, covering a distance of  20,000 km in 70 days from India to London via road.

Map

The trip will be divided into four categories and passengers can choose different destinations according to their liking and convenience while they will have to pay as per the particular package. However, if they avail of the whole trip from Delhi to London it will cost them Rs 15 lakh per person.

Describing it as a “life-changing journey”, Tushar Agarwal said that around 40,000 people have already registered for Bus To London.

Roadtrips are super fun and if you are someone who agrees with the said statement just like us, this piece is for you!

The world’s longest bus journey is set to begin in May 2021 and the journey will start from New Delhi and will conclude in London. Adventures Overland is set to embark on a journey that is sure to cherish the travelers.

All hotel stays will be on a twin sharing basis and a proper crew will be on-board the bus to assist the travelers in almost all situations – be it currency exchange, getting local SIM cards, and more.

Bus

The bus journey will cover over 20,000 km while crossing as many as 18 countries in a total of 70 days. Now if you have really made up your mind for this journey, you will have to be real quick as only 20 seats are available.

Countries: India, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, China, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Russia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Czech Republic, Germany, Netherlands, Belgium, France, United Kingdom

The most popular and the first amongst them was a 1957 trip organized by Oswald-Joseph Garrow-Fisher, in a bus named The Indiaman.

The bus began its journey with 20 passengers on board. Departing from London on April 15, 1957, it reached Kolkata on June 5.

The same bus returned to London on August 2, 1957. Reportedly, a single fare cost was 85 pounds and 65 pounds for the return journey.

The bus traveled through France, Italy, Yugoslavia, Bulgaria, Turkey, Iran, and Pakistan before finally reaching India.

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“DEKHO APNA DESH” CAMPAIGN BY THE MINISTRY OF TOURISM INDIA.

India, the Ministry of Tourism has launched the ‘Dekho Apna Desh’ campaign stating that it would fund tourists who visit 15 destinations in the country in the year 2020-2022 and submit the photos on the department’s website.

How to take a pledge in ‘Dekho Apna Desh’ campaign

Step 1: First of all, you have to visit pledge.mygov.in website.

Step 2: Then, you need to click ‘Dekho Apna Desh’ tab to take a pledge. It will navigate you to the page where you can start the process.

Step 3: Click Take Pledge to enter your basic details.
 
Step 4: Here, you have to enter your name, date of birth, state, district, pin code, email id, and mobile number.

Step 5: Now, you need to click Proceed for Language Selection to select your language.

Step 6: After selecting your language, click Read Pledge option.

Step 7: Now, some auto-generated pledges will appear on your screen. Reading those pledges, you have to click I Pledge.

Step 8: You will receive an OTP on your entered mobile number. Then, you need to enter the OTP received in the ‘Please Enter OTP’ box and click Submit.

Step 9: At last, your resolve for ‘Dekho Apna Desh’ will appear on the screen. You can send the certificate to your mobile, email, print, or download it by selecting respective options.
Dhekho Apna Desh Pledge
Following these steps will help you to take a pledge in ‘Dekho Apna Desh’ campaign. You can also share the certificate on your Facebook and Twitter profiles directly from the website.

DO YOU KNOW ABOUT POD HOTEL OR CAPSULE HOTEL?

‘SMART’ Hotels, Urbanpod prides itself in defining a new segment of GenNext, futuristic, smart-accommodation, and shared-living to the new-age travelers, in the form of a Pod Hotel.
Mr. Hiren Gandhi, Co-founder & Director. The modern Architectural design & Interiors are done up by renowned Architect Firm from Singapore, Formwerkz to give the Hotel a feel of contemporary, minimalistic, living!
Perfect for anyone seeking luxury-accommodation on a budget, Urbanpod is strategically located in the heart of Mumbai’s business-hub and closer to the domestic & International airports.
The hotel is an easy 4.3km from Mumbai airport’s Terminal 2 and about 6km from the domestic-only Terminal.
It offers 140-Pods with various upgrades –

Pod Catagories:-
 
1.)Suite Pods
2.)Private Pods
3.)Classic Pods for men & an exclusive Ladies-only,
A Suite Pod.
A Private Pod.
A Classic Pod from outside.
The sleek Individual Pods are self-contained with modern, technologically-superior interiors. Each Pod comes with a cozy bed/ bed cover, personal locker with secure keycard access, Plasma TV (with headphone facility), personal reading light, power socket, hangers, a Dresser (Wall mirror), Free Wi-Fi, adjustable air-conditioning facility,  Air-purifier (for pure air circulation)& a sliding door (shutter) with locking-facility for added privacy. Each Pod also has a smoke detector & a fire-extinguisher as a safety measure.

After a long day…stretch yourself, unwind & relax with the mood-lighting giving you just the right ambiance!
The Pods are beautifully-arranged side-by-side and one-upward to form elegant-arrays. Suite-Pod category is suitable for couples; the Private Pods have more room & the exclusive Ladies Pods – gives the ladies added safety & privacy.
Guest’s luggage is stored in a separate individual-locker facility so you can be carefree! The non-attached Bathroom suites are separate-facilities that are contemporary & maintain the highest quality standards.
The chic Cafeteria is also a great place to laze around and read a book, network & make new friends from around the globe while having a complimentary breakfast!

24-hour Pod service, laundry & office services are also available as added benefits.

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Indian Maharaja revenge from Rolls Royce car company!

Indian maharaja revenge from Rolls Royce company this story starts, as the story goes, in 1920, the Maharaja of Alwar, a fabulously wealthy ruler name was Jai Singh Prabhakar, visited London, and one day decided to walk around the city “incognito,” wearing ordinary English clothes. Passing by a Rolls Royce showroom, Jai Singh decided to go inside. He asked the staff about the specifications of the Rolls Royce cars and their prices.

However, the salesmen just saw a man with the face of an Indian. Ignoring his request for a test drive, the staff went so far as to rudely show the Maharaja out the door
This treatment naturally made him furious. The Maharaja got back to his hotel and asked for an official visit of the Indian king to the Rolls Royce showroom to be arranged.
When he appeared in his formal outfit, dressed in sparkling clothes and jewelry, the Maharaja was welcomed with a red carpet and employees standing on both sides of it paying their respects to the king.
Jai Singh spent more than two hours in the showroom, trying all the six models exhibited. In the end, he purchased all of the cars in the showroom. And he paid for them all right away, including the cash for the costs of delivery. 
When the vehicles reached its destination, Jai Singh ordered the municipality to use the luxury cars to transport and collect garbage around the city.

This affected the reputation of the luxury carmaker and their revenues dropped rapidly.
People who used to drive their Rolls Royce cars with pride and joy were now embarrassed to drive them knowing the same luxury cars were being used to collect garbage in India. The reputation of Rolls Royce dropped rapidly all over the world.
It was a great insult to the company and their revenue dropped rapidly. The people at Rolls Royce finally realized their mistake and sent a telegram to Jai Singh to apologize for the way he was treated at the London showroom.

They also offered him six more cars, for free. The Maharaja accepted this gesture and his municipality stopped using the luxury cars for collecting trash.

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the RICHEST Barber Of India

India’s Richest Barber. Ramesh Babu from Banglore has proven that good business skills can take you to new heights. The story of this ordinary businessman with extraordinary wealth will leave you gasping in surprise.
He is a barber and runs the business of cutting and styling hair.
He was born and raised in Banglore in a poor family. His father was a barber. After he passed away in the year 1979 he found his family mired in conflict and poverty.

“His father left a saloon in Brigade Road. His uncle took care of it and paid us ₹5 each day,” the entrepreneur recalls.
Those early years weren’t easy, as Ramesh, his mother, grandmother, and siblings struggled for even basic essentials like food and clothing.
“It has been a tough journey, but everything has ups and downs,” says the man who has truly earned his title of billionaire barber.

“I have always told myself to work harder and everything comes together.”
His mother took a job as a maid and earned perhaps ₹40-50 per month that was used for everything, including fees, books, clothes, and everything.

He got new clothes once a year and we managed the rest with school uniforms and old clothes. Once he was sent back by his PT teacher because his trousers were torn, but he couldn’t afford a new one. 
THE BILLIONAIRE BARBER
We had only one meal every day in the afternoon from what my mother got from work. Getting a good meal during a festival was one of our happiest moments.”
Babu’s success story commenced with his buying a Maruti Suzuki Omni with his savings from the barber’s shop. He would then rent out this car which got him some additional earning.

From then on, Babu owned 7 cars as in 2014 while as on date this count has gone over 378.
Babu charges INR 50,000 per day for the Rolls Royce Ghost while prices of other luxury cars vary according to their exclusivity. Though he conducts this business of hiring out vehicles, Babu still reports to his barbershop each morning where he continues to cut hair for INR 100 per haircut.
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SUPER Strongest BULL YUVRAJ OF INDIA.

Introduction Of Super Strongest Bull Yuvraj

Yuvaraj is a Murrah bull the, best of the 13 recognized buffalo breeds in India. Inderjeet Singh, chief of India’s Central Institute for Research on Buffalow, describes Yuvraj as a Super Strongest breeding bull.
Yuvraj is not like an ordinary bull and he is the father of lakhs of calves. His owner earns lakhs from his one ejaculation.

About The Strongest Yuvraj Bull

Yuvraj, named after an Indian cricket star, produces 45000 doses of semen every year, and each dose costs around Rs 250.
The bull weighs 1,500 kg and is 5 feet 9 inches tall. It produces 45000 doses of semen every year and each dose cost around Rs 250.
Yuvraj is no ordinary bull. Its seed fetches its owner Mr. Indeerjet Singh Rs 150,000 for one ejaculation.

Daily Diet Plan For Yuvaraj Bull.

Yuvraj is 5 feet 9 inches in height, drinks 20 liters of milk, gobbles 300 eggs, 5 kg of apples and 15 kg, 5 kg each of three types of crops and pulses, along with dry fruits every day.

Yuvraj is taken for a 5-km walk every day and is also given a mustard oil massage twice a day.
SUPER STRONGEST BULL YUVRAJ OF INDIA.

About Owner Of This Super Bull.

Owner, Karamveer Singh, a 47-year-old third-generation farmer in Haryana state, India. Singh lives in the village of Sunarion in the district of Kurukshetra.

The hard-working farmer Singh owns a herd of two dozen cows and buffaloes, runs a business, and deals in property. He lives with his wife, half a dozen cars and tractors, and a retinue of household servants. One of his sons is studying for an MBA in Australia; the other is studying computer science in Rajasthan.

How The Owner Of This bull Earned Crore Of Rupees?

Yuvraj is not like an ordinary bull and he is the father of lakhs of calves. His owner earns lakhs from his one ejaculation. Its seed fetches its owner Mr. Indeerjet Singh Rs 150,000 for one ejaculation.
SUPER STRONGEST BULL YUVRAJ OF INDIA.
Karamveer earns Rs 1.12 crore every year by selling the semen of Yuvraj Known worldwide for its high yield, the Murrah buffalo produces up to 32kg of milk a day, almost double than that of an ordinary buffalo. Karamveer earned millions of rupees by selling the semen of Yuvraj. People across the country approach him to buy the semen. Yuvraj is 24 times National Livestock Champion.
His semen is now possibly the most expensive in India, costing up to 350 rupees ($5.65; £3.75) a dose – possibly more than 10 times the average.

Emotional Attachment Towards His Bull Yuvaraj

“Yuvraj is nine years old Murrah breed bull. Once a farmer offered us Rs 9 crore to buy Yuvraj but we are emotionally attached to Yuvraj and moreover, our entire family loves the bull.” the owners love their bulls and they are reluctant to sell them at any cost.

Interesting Fact About Yuvraj Bull

#) India’s super bull Yuvraj father of 150000 calves.
#) Every month his owner pays a big amount of Rs 25000 for the Maintenance of the super-strong bull.
#) If you want to buy this bull you have to pay Rs 9 Crores.
#) Owner Karamvir Singh, who has brought him up “like a son”, says he doesn’t really need the money. “I earn close to Rs 50 lakh a year from Yuvraj,” he smiles.

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Wildest Toilet Museum In India

Mahatma Gandhi’s unfinished task to restore human rights and dignity to the untouchables while providing affordable sanitation facilities to masses throughout the country.

Its vision is to create a healthy and hygienic India, free from the practice of open defecation and fecal pollution of the environment.
The Sulabh International Museum of Toilets in Delhi is a museum run by Sulabh International, which is dedicated to the global history of sanitation and toilets.
According to Time magazine, the museum is one of the weirdest museums among the “10 museums around the world that are anything but mundane”.
It was established in 1992 by Dr. Bindeshwar Pathak, a social activist, founder of Sulabh Sanitation and Social Reform Movement, recipient of national and international awards including the Stockholm Water Prize in 2009.
His objective in establishing this museum was to highlight the need to address the problems of the sanitation sector in the country, considering the efforts made in various parts of the world in this field since the third millennium BC.
Unique museums, which has a rare collection of facts, pictures and objects detailing the historic evolution of toilets from 2500 BC to date and provides a chronological account of developments relating to technology, toilet-related social customs, toilet etiquettes, prevailing sanitary conditions and legislative efforts of the times.
50,000 volunteers Innovations include a scavenging-free two-pit pour-flush toilet (Sulabh Shauchalaya); safe and hygienic on-site human waste disposal technology; a new concept of maintenance and construction of pay-&-use public toilets, popularly known as Sulabh Complexes with bath, laundry, and urinal.
To interrupt the transmission, environmental sanitation can act on reducing exposure to infectious agents by limiting contact to wastes or polluted media, and by changing hygiene and socio-cultural practices.

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The Fascinating Story Of The Kohinoor Diamond.

The Kohinoor has a complex history that goes back to the 13th century. A large colorless diamond that weighed around 793 carats, Kohinoor originated in India’s Golconda mines when they were under the rule of the Kakatiya dynasty.
 
Diamonds were mined from the region in and around Golconda, then cut and traded from there. The fortress city of Golconda was the market city for diamond trade and gems sold there came to be called Golcondas.

Golconda became synonymous with diamonds for Europe. 
By the 1880s, the Golconda diamonds had gained so much popularity for their size, weight, and quality that they became a coveted brand of diamonds.

The word ‘Golconda’ became synonymous with the best quality diamonds. Soon, Golconda became a generic term to denote a rich mine or source of immense wealth too. The Golcondas also earned immense wealth for India.

The legacy begins before Europe knew about it.

All the ancient lores of India – Veda, Purana, the epics, other legends, and folklore – speak of diamonds, its characteristics, and stories around them. In contrast, Europe learned of diamonds and its value only in the late 1600s just over 300 years ago. 

One of the earliest evidence of the importance given to diamonds and their mining in India can be gathered from the 
Arthashastra, a treatise on governance, administration, law, politics, strategy, and defense. The Arthashastra was authored by one of India’s renowned statesmen of the 4th century BCE, popularly known as Kautilya and Chanakya.

Diamonds find a specific mention among this list as a precious commodity for trade, treasury, savings, and adornment in the 4th century BCE itself. 

The Arthashastra was produced around 336 BCE, the same time when Alexander, the Macedonian had invaded and retreated from the North-Western parts of India. This work is at the same time so detailed as within India as well as outside. 
Golconda Fort
This diamond in her long history has traveled all over the world and been possessed by many rulers. She is known to have traveled back and forth within India and between India, Persia, Afghanistan – changing hands from one ruler to another.

Some of the well-known kings to have held her include, the Kakatiyas,
Allaudin Khilji
Raja Vikramaditya of Gwalior
the early Mughals, Babur and Humayun
the Shah of Iran, Shah Tehmasp 
the Nizam Shah and Qutub Shah dynasties of Ahmednagar and Golconda
the later Mughals from Shah Jahan onwards up to Muhammad Shah Rangila, 
Nadir Shah of Persia, who gave her the Persian name Kohinoor meaning “Mountain of Light” 
the Afghan General Ahmad Shah Abdali (Durrani) and from thereon to his successors up to Shah Shuja 
the Sher-e-Punjab, Maharaja Ranjit Singh, and from thereon to his successors up to Maharaja Duleep Singh.
However, in all this journey, Kohinoor was never bought or sold but changed hands only due to inheritance or as a token of gift or due to extortion, looting, trickery, and treachery. 
In fact, it was only after reaching Persia, that she acquired the name Kohinoor
The diamond, which originally weighed 186 carats was cut down to 108 carats by the Queen and set in her crown. Since then, the Kohinoor continues to stay in the possession of the British Royalty locked away in the Tower of London. 

Even though Kohinoor has been with the British crown, she is still referred to as the ‘Star of India.’ Living up to her name, this ‘mountain of light’ illuminates a glorious history of the diamond trade in India.  The trail might have ended, yet the story of the Kohinoor diamond remains intriguing.   
An illustration of the Koh-i-Noor diamond (center), as it was worn before being signed over to the British. (Wikimedia Commons)
This made the Golconda diamonds, the purest diamonds of the world. Due to this purity, unlike Type 1 diamonds, they allowed ultraviolet rays and visible light to pass through them and this gave them a clear, transparent nature.

They were so clear and transparent that they looked like ice cubes. They gave an effect of water running through the gem. 

They were large in size too. They were weighed in units of rati where one rati was 7/8th of a carat. One of the stones from this region, the Great Mogul, is recorded to have weighed the equivalent of 787 carats. 
Golconda River
The Supreme Court dismissed a plea seeking direction to the Union government for bringing back Kohinoor diamond.

It had also said Kohinoor was gifted as “compensation” in the 19th century by Maharaja Ranjit Singh to the British for the help rendered by them in the Anglo-Sikh war.

Earlier the government told the apex court that 105.6-carat diamond was neither stolen not forcibly taken away by the British.

Rating: 5 out of 5.

 

The ‘World’ First’ 24-carat Gold-Coated Hotel

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Dolce by Wyndham Hanoi Golden Lake is a new luxurious contemporary classic 6-star hotel in Hanoi, Vietnam.

As the very first Dolce hotel in Asia. The hotel will be managed by the US-based Wyndham Hotel Group. 
Dolce by Wyndham Hanoi Golden Lake /Lobby
The aim of the hotel management is to transform every moment with their guests into extraordinary opportunities to inspire them.

People traveling to Vietnam’s capital city Hanoi, will get to enjoy the luxury of the 6-star Hanoi Golden Lake hotel.
This beautiful luxury hotel 25-stories high and located in the downtown Ba Dinh district of Hanoi, on the bank of the Giang Vo Lake.

Built by the Hoa Binh group, the Golden Lake boasts 24-carat gilded furniture, a rooftop infinity pool, and with a price tag of $6,500 per square meter, the complex is now one of the capital’s prime locations. Nguyen Huu Duong,
Dolce by Wyndham Hanoi Golden Lake / Pool
General director of the Hoa Binh Group, claims that the Golden Lake would become the world’s first gold-plated hotel.

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Do You Know KALARI-Payattu ?

Kalaripayattu is an Indian martial art and fighting style that originated in modern-day Kerala. Kalaripayattu is also mentioned in the Vadakkan Pattukal ballads written about the Chekavar from the Malabar region of Kerala.

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Kalaripayattu also was known simply as Kalari, is an Indian martial art and fighting style that originated in modern-day Kerala. Kalaripayattu is held in high regard by martial artists due to its long-standing history within Indian martial arts. It is believed to be the oldest surviving martial art in India. It is also considered to be among the oldest martial arts still in existence, with its origin in the martial arts timeline dating back to at least the 3rd century BCE.
Kalaripayattu is also mentioned in the Vadakkan Pattukal ballads written about the Chekavar from the Malabar region of Kerala.

The author Arnaud Van Der Veere confers the origin of martial arts to India (the roots of which are thought to be in Kalaripayattu), to which he refers Kalaripayattu as “The Mother of All Martial Arts”.

Kalaripayattu is a martial art designed for the ancient battlefield (the word “Kalari” meaning “battlefield”), with weapons and combative techniques that are unique to India.

Like most other Indian martial arts, Kalaripayattu draws heavily from Hinduism and is based on Hindu medicinal concepts found in Ayurveda. Practitioners of Kalaripayattu possess an intricate knowledge of pressure points on the human body and healing techniques that incorporate the knowledge of Ayurveda and Yoga. Students are taught the martial art as a way of life, with a sense of compassion, discipline, and respect toward the master, fellow-students, parents, and the community. Particular emphasis is placed on avoiding confrontational situations and using martial art only as a means of protection when no other alternative is available.
Unlike other parts of India, warriors in Kerala belonged to all castes.

Women in Keralite society also underwent training in Kalaripayattu, and still do so to this day. Keralite women such as Unniyarcha are mentioned in a collection of ballads from Kerala called Vadakkan Pattukal and are praised for their material prowess.

In contemporary times, Sri Meenakshi Amma, a73-year oldgurukkal from Vadakara, was awarded the Padma Sri by the government of India for her contributions to the preservation of Kalaripayattu.

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