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Matter-of-Fact of the week #50:

During the British Rule, United Provinces was created on 01 April 1937 (and, no it wasn’t an April fool’s joke). Thirteen years later it was renamed as Uttar Pradesh (northern province). In 2000, the northern districts of the state were separated to form a new state of...

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Matter-of-Fact of the week #49:

The Toblerone Trail named after the Swiss chocolate bar is a unique and historic trail that consists of tank traps built during the World War II mobilisation. The starting point is Nyon and the destination is Bassins (or Bois au Minstre viewing...

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Spring at its best in Morges

If you are looking for a fun day trip with your family in the next few days then head to Morges on the French side of Switzerland. The impressive annual Tulip Festival takes place every Spring on the lakeside Parc de l’Indépendence in Morges, Switzerland. The tulips are in full bloom now and are a sight to behold. The event ends on 13th May this year. There are no entrance fees and on weekends there is live music too with plenty of options for eats and drinks. Kids can spend some time at the adjacent playground while the grown-ups...

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Matter-of-Fact of the week #47:

In Latin, the old Swiss Canton Unterwalden was known as Sylvania. Unterwalden was one of the three participants for the foundation of Old Swiss Confederacy in 1291. In course of time, Unterwalden has split into an upper part Obwalden and a lower part,...

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  • Matter-of-Fact of the week #50:

    United Provinces

    During the British Rule, United Provinces was created on 01 April 1937 (and, no it wasn’t an April fool’s joke). Thirteen years later it was renamed as Uttar Pradesh (northern province). In 2000, the northern districts of the state were separated to form a new state of Uttarakhand.

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