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==About Me==
Hello! I am Praveen (22) from [[Vijayawada]] ([[Andhra Pradesh]], [[India]]). I am  studying Computer Science at [http://www.iitk.ac.in IITK] [[Kanpur]] ([[Uttar Pradesh]], India). Before joining here, I studied for four years in [[Visakhapatnam]] (Andhra Pradesh, India), '''the most beautiful place I lived till now'''.
[[Image:Visakhapatnam.jpg|thumb|200px|Beach at Visakhapatnam, India]]
These days I developed a great zeal for traveling (especially [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adventure_tourism Adventure Tourism] and [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heritage_tourism Heritage Tourism]). I am lucky, I live near [[Delhi]] (one of the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_oldest_continuously_inhabited_cities oldest living cities] in the world) & [[Uttarakhand]] (one of the best regions in the world for [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trekking trekking]). I spend time roaming around the world virtually in Google Earth(thanks to Google). I read about places and travel experiences. The most exciting thing for me is [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Everest Mt. Everest] and broadly [[Himalayas]]. I am planning '''[[Everest Base Camp Trek]]''' ([[Nepal]]) this summer(Sep/Oct/Nov 2008). Wanna have fun?
Also I am on a mission to cover more than half of the [http://whc.unesco.org/en/statesparties/in World Heritage Sites in India]. 11 of 27 completed :)
[[Image:Agra.jpg|thumb|200px|At [[Taj Mahal]]]]
Of all the places I traveled, '''Delhi is the one that I liked the most'''. A perfect amalgamation of ancient heritage & modern culture.
[[Image:Ganga_Rafting.jpg|thumb|200px|Rafting in [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ganga Ganges] near Rishikesh, India]]
[[Image:Aran_Islands.jpg|thumb|200px|On Aran Islands, Ireland]]
Apart from Traveling, my interests include Computer Science, Photography, Music and History.
==Places Visited==
* [[Araku]] Valley & Borra Caves (Visakhapatnam) [2004]
* [[Agra]] & Delhi [May 2006]
* [[Tirupathi]] (Andhra Pradesh) [Jul 2006]
* Delhi [Oct 2006]
* [[Khajuraho]] [Oct 2006]
* Agra, [[Fatehpur Sikri]] [Jan 2007]
* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rafting White Water Rafting] in Ganges (3 day expedition from DevPrayag to [[Rishikesh]]) [Mar 2007]
* [[Dublin]], [[Derry]], [[Galway]](beautiful city), [[Aran Islands]], [[Cork]], ... ([[Ireland]] & [[Northern Ireland]]) [May 2007]
* [[Nainital]] (Uttarakhand) [Jun 2007]
* Delhi, [[Bombay]] & [[Pune]] [Jun 2007]
* [[Allahabad]] & [[Varanasi]] (Uttar Pradesh) [Aug 2007]
* Delhi [mid Oct 2007]
* [[Auli]], Rishikesh [early Jan 2008]
Photos of some of these trips can be found at my [http://picasaweb.google.com/praveen.yadlapalli picasa]
==Tours Planned==
* Gangotri, Gaumukh, Tapovan, Nandanvan [jul 2008]
* Everest Base Camp(5363m) and [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kala_Pattar Kala Pattar Summit(5643m)] (Nepal) [future]
Feel free to contact me for details about the above places at [mailto:praveen.yadlapalli@gmail.com praveen.yadlapalli@gmail.com]. I love to talk about them.
Thank you for the developers and contributors of Wikitravel, it has been very useful in planning my trips. I will try to contribute my knowledge to Wikitravel.
For India travel, I recommend [http://www.indiamike.com www.indiamike.com]. It has lots of info and helping members.

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