Legend has it that Rishikesh is one of the places where the Holy Nectar was hidden to save it from the demons and a drop of it fell on the ground. It is hard not to believe this when you experience marked calm and tranquility in this place. Rishikesh is famous for Laxman Jhool(Bridge) and Ram Jhoola (Bridge), which are two suspension bridges linking the town with the highway over river Ganga. The bridges are about 500-600 meters away and a beautiful sight, yes. Walking over the bridge, you can feel it vibrate and sway to the winds. The locals and children sell wheat balls to travelers, to feed the fishes in the river. It s fun. You will be amazed to see a lot of fishes swishing in the water as you throw a wheat ball. In Hindu mythology, it s considered good to feed the fishes.
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