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I always feel that memories are the most precious jewels which we treasure in our mind and heart. They are a source of happiness forever. Whenever we turn the pages and recollect the memories we feel so happy. Thought of sharing these jewels with you……

Manali trip in 1997 is one of the precious memories….. Manali is a beautiful hill-station in Himachal Pradesh in India. It is named after the Brahmin law-maker Manu. In some Hindu traditions, Manu is believed to be the first of mankind.

Me and my husband reached Manali by an overnight bus from Chandigarh on 25th Nov 1997 at 5:00A.M. in the morning. It was raining. As the day broke, snowfall started. It was the first time I had ever seen snowfall  and my joy knew no bounds. Due to the snowfall, we could not go far from the hotel so just walked around the local area and market.22

The beautiful scenery was amazing. All tourists were excitedly discussing that snowfall was due at the Christmas time but had arrived one month earlier than usual. I felt it was another of those blessings which God sent to us out of turn :). Spent a very enjoyable day and evening in snowfall….dinner at a local Punjabi restaurant was equally delicious…….20

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