The Daizenji Grape Temple winery in Japan’s Koshu valley produces 9000 bottles of wine annually. It was built by 8th century Buddhist monk Gyoki in honor of the Buddha of Medicine who visited him in a dream. The wine’s unique flavor which some consider as light, crisp, and citrusy and others as overly tart and sweet, gained fame in the last century.
Dholavira is an archaeological site in the Kutch district of Gujarat. The site has one of the eight major ruins of the ancient Indus Valley Civilisation aka Harappan City. It is located on an island in the Great Rann of Kutch. A long walk along the road with white rann on both sides is worthwhile. Random crater-like water holes are found here.
Easter is practically incomplete without a basket full of Easter eggs. Using colorful Washi tape can do the trick and give color to your Easter eggs that’s brighter than the bright. You don’t even need genius DIY skills to simply cut small sections of Washi tape and paste them all over the egg to get it completely covered. And that too in minutes.
The Charkop pond in Mumabi is flooded with dead fishes for the last two days with pinkish water near the periphery. Locals have alerted officials and samples were sent for testing. It is suspected that harmful chemicals from a nearby sewage plant might have caused the mishap. Delay over clearing the pond might create further ecological problems.
In Russia, March 8th is widely celebrated by offering tulips and roses. It is more about flowers than about women's rights and is considered the most profitable time of year for florists. Apart from sexism in the workplace being still rife, Women's Day, in Russia, is celebrated in a similar way to Valentine's Day elsewhere.
Our Lady’s Convent Girls Higher Secondary School in Kerala has helped build around 100 houses for the homeless. The money for construction is raised through contributions from students, parents, teachers as well as anyone who is willing to donate. The school brings in workers and other parties till the time the house is ready for its occupants