PhotoBlog · Travel · Uttarakhand

For the exclusive traveler

For the first time since I started writing travelogues publicly, I was hesitant to share about one of my trips. First, because the places I had been to were so beautiful mainly because they are untouched. Untouched by commercialization,by chain of roadside  restaurants or cafes or shops and then the crowd and of course the garbage which… Continue reading For the exclusive traveler

BangaloreDiaries · Travel

Badami

It’s the sandstone which fascinated me to plan a trip to Badami. The ‘Badami’ (almondish) color of the sandstone led to its name- Badami. I am not a history fanatic or a bear a keen interest in carvings etc but the overall landscape of the destination looked promising. Plus, it was just 139km  from Hampi so… Continue reading Badami

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Hampi

Since the day we started the trip till today- when it’s been 4 days that we are back- I kept thinking about the start of this post. I wanted it to be interesting or a little funny, basically something different than my usual style. I am afraid, I couldn’t come with anything intriguing. So, I… Continue reading Hampi

Chennai · Travel

Why do I keep going to Pondicherry?

You must have come across my views about Pondicherry in Pichavaram post. So, you already know that I am not so amazed by the place. But, you know what? In spite of not finding it very impressive, I keep landing to this tiny territory again and again! Why?? When I read posts about Pondicherry or see instapics… Continue reading Why do I keep going to Pondicherry?

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Triund

I was sitting next to him,resting by a big rock tightly holding his hand. No, it was not a romantic gesture,I was feeling  too cold, temperature dropping to around 12-15 degrees. I was adamant on staying in a camp while we were planning trek but we didn’t get it due to weekend rush. They say everything happens… Continue reading Triund

PhotoBlog · Travel

Land of Lama

‘Land of lama’, ‘Mini Tibet’,’Little Lhasa’,’Mc Lo’is how  Mc Leod Ganj is known to people. Mc Lo is hardly 5 kms from Dharmshala, a hill station in kangra valley of Himachal Pradesh. It’s totally evident why the place gives the feel of Tibet. The shopkeepers, hotel staff, restaurant owners, street stuff sellers, cab drivers,monks everybody around… Continue reading Land of Lama

PhotoBlog · Travel · travel hacks

Mykonos

This post is part II of Greetings from Greece. Mykonos was the second island we went to when in Greece. By the way, it’s pronounced as mee-ko-nos 🙂 Mykonos is not too far from Santorini  and small high speed jet ferries travel  between 2 islands. We opted for Sea jet ferry and to be safe… Continue reading Mykonos

hotel · PhotoBlog · Travel · travel hacks

Greetings from Greece

It’s been a year and I have been postponing to write about our first together trip abroad. How procrastinating a person can be! Well, thanks to my plan for a month, at least I am able to complete my pending posts. 🙂 So, before memories fade away and I lose my notes made while planning… Continue reading Greetings from Greece

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Tea gardens and much more!

When we were planning the trip to Munnar, I knew that, I would come back and write a post about it. It has been a major driving force for my travels these days. It feels great going back in time with words. So, this time as well, I knew it would happen. However, I thought, I would… Continue reading Tea gardens and much more!

Travel · travel hacks

Vagabonding

As a new day starts, you welcome a day by not opening your palms and chanting ‘karagre vasate’ (a Sanskrit shlok) but by a touch on the ‘f’ icon on the phone. A few scrolls down or may be a scroll down on timeline and you come across posts like, “10 places to visit before… Continue reading Vagabonding