Cities

Wondering and Wandering in York

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The city of York is walled and is situated on the confluence of the two rivers, Ouse and Foss. In the past, the city has been known by various names starting from the Latin name Eboracum. Anglicans later changed the name to Eoforwic in the 7th Century. Under the Danish conquest, the city became Jórvík. Once the Normans conquered it, the name was however gradually reduced to the short and handy York.

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Mangalore re-visited (after 11 years)

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The best thing one could do is to spend time at the beach. To access beaches, one has to travel to Panambur beach (20 kms) or Ullal beach (13 km). To reach Ullal beach , take the Mangalore-Kasargod road and look out for the board for Ullal beach. This is also called Someshwara beach. The waves lashing out at the rocks in Ullal beach makes a good treat for the eyes.

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