Ruins of Grossinger's Resort – Liberty, New York Until cheaper airfares made trips from New York to Miami more commonplace, the height of a luxury summer vacation for affluent New Yorkers in the 1950’s was to head up into the Catskills to one of the many holiday resorts. Nicknamed the Borscht Belt, the jewel among the many competing vacation venues was the Grossinger’s Resort. Set in the hills around the small town of Liberty, New York, a review for the Commentary magazine in 1954, described Grossinger’s as “to resort hotels as Bergdorf Goodman is to department stores, Cadillac to cars, mink to furs, and Tiffany to jewelers … it has been called Waldorf in the Catskills.”
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Char Dham Yatra Tour Packages > Duration : 12 Days / 11 Nights > Destinations covered :Delhi - Rishikesh - Hanumanchatti - Yamunotri - Jankichatti - Uttarkashi - Gangotri - Uttarkashi - Rudraprayag - Sonprayag - Kedarnath - Gandhi Sarovar - Sonprayag - Karanprayag - Badrinath - Rishikesh - Delhi Day 01 : Delhi - Rishikesh Upon arrive at Delhi, receive by our representative from railway station/airport and straight drive to Haridwar the first destination of Char Dham yatra, Enroute halt for Lunch, arrive Haridwar check in at Hotel. Evening visit of Ghats and excursion Hardwar visiting Mansa Devi Temple and participation in Ganges puja Overnight Stay. Hardwar or haridwar are two names for the same piece. The whole of uttrakhand is dotted with temples of vishnu & shiva. Vishnu is known as hari and shiva as har dwar means gate, and it is for this reason that this place is known as haridwar or hardwar, as it is the gateway to shri badrinath and shri kedarnath, the holy shrines of hari and har.
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