DIVISION OF LE PASSAGE TO INDIA TOURS & TRAVELS PVT.LTD. Newsletter Issue 115 | June 2013
 
Dear Friends & Colleagues,

Summers are moments of contradictions in India. As the suns rays inch closer to the Tropic of Capricorn, the northern plains bear the brunt of the scorching heat. It is a moment when the trees run riot in a blaze of the most startling colours of red and yellow and the so dearly beloved fruit of kings and paupers alike, the Mango, is ready for harvest right across the subcontinent. June is the peak time when the best of varieties are ready to be devoured. Mango mania is a yearly highlight in the life of India!

Passages from India dedicates this issue to the Mango truly symbolizing a "Taste of India"! As India celebrates the season of the mango, we share its story, a destination to be visited to enjoy one of its succulent flavours, a festival, myths, legends and spiritual significance of this ambrosia!

Come share a summer passage only with Le passage to India.

Warm regards

  Arjun Sharma
  Managing Director
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Feature
Mango Mania
Revered in scriptures, praised in poetry and celebrated in textiles, jewelry and architecture >>MORE
Spotlight
Nadesar Palace in Varanasi
The fertile area around one of the oldest living cities of the world, Varanasi on the banks of the holy Ganges >>MORE
   
Edible India
Mango Lassi
Easy to make and essentially a smoothie made with mango and yogurt. Add to shopping list. >>MORE
Incredible India
Mango Myth
Mangoes are among the plants most evocative of India. The fruits, leaves and trees are associated >>MORE
   
Celebrations
International Mango Festival, New Delhi
30TH JUNE-2ND JULY
Certainly one of New Delhi's most popular and famous events >>MORE
Flying High
Etihad expands KLM partnership with Amsterdam route
Etihad Airways and KLM Royal Dutch Airlines have entered the second phase of their strategic partnership >>MORE
   
 
Whats New at LPTI
Shaping Lives Organises Volunteerism for Purequest Group in India
When Ms Poonam Bagai, Founder, NGO Cankids …Kidscan, India, walked in for her address to the motley UK Peace Hospice volunteer group on a hot Sunday May afternoon, her heart sank a bit. They were brought in by Shaping Lives, in partnership with our premium adventure travel business unit, PUREQUEST, on a 3 day painting volunteering, and none of them was a professional or even acknowledged an artistic trait. She left it to God and GM, Shaping Lives, to achieve whatever little this group, ranging in age from 23 to 75 year old grannies could in the sweltering May heat of Delhi. Mr Chris Williams, her support and senior colleague, and himself from England, had only one advice, ‘do not strain yourself and catch a heat-stroke’. >>MORE
Client feedback
Client feedback
“Our guide MP Singh was excellent. We enjoyed the tour very much and would recommend this holiday with LPTI with others" >>MORE
 
SPECIAL PROJECTS  
Shaping Lives/ Le Passage Travel Foundation is the CSR arm of the Le Passage to India Group. It aims at moulding the lives of the underprivileged children into a meaningful future, through the travel industry. >>MORE
 
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