Boarding fast train from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, we reached Amsterdam central station. Amsterdam central station is located at the hub of activities and as…Read More
I dont know whether it was the shaking (in the shekh land) desert safari the previous evening or the spring-bed but I had a…Read More
In a previous post, I had covered our trip to Jungfrau. The return was a bit of an anti-climax, since the line to the…Read More
The village head, Ram Dayal requested us to help with the health-care, which was non-existent in the village. The nearest place to get even the basic medicines was Talha, which was twenty five kms away.Read More
The last and the only smoke happened in the warm balcony where I stood overlooking those tall and shiny structures, defying what Issac said…Read More
My journey started from Jaipur @ 4.30am.. We (my wife) choose this time to avoid heavy traffic along the Jaipur- Delhi Route (NH8) –…Read More
In Amsterdam, one can visit Heineken museum and take a peek in the world of world’s best beer – Heineken, most of which is brewed in Netherlands. This museum has everything about the history of beer making & one can take bottle ride to see the process of beer making from beginning to end. The building in which this museum is housed was used as brewery from 1867 till 1988.Read More
How will you feel or react when in an unknown country all of a sudden you are singled out and with no fault of…Read More
Ross Island is located 10 minutes by boat to the east of Aberdeen Jetty, Port Blair and forms a part of the Andaman &…Read More
New places make you miss home and you often find yourself in the things-we-used-to-do memory thread. Since I moved to London, my pinings for…Read More
After the fairly long journey getting to Jungfrau (3 separate trains is no joke), you reach the underground train station (in fact, a large…Read More
On this saturday our railfan group from Pune decided to visit an exhibition in Mumbai which was display of portraits of different characters found…Read More
My trip to India’s chaotic capital left a greater impression on me than I thought possible in such a short time. As an entry point to the rest of India, it certainly throws you in at the deep end.
In Kerala, the colors we noticed in abundance were Green, Green, Green and occasional Blue. It is a keralite tradition not to build houses taller than the surrounding trees and hence wherever one lives the abundant greenery always surrounds him and even the pristine blue sky is visible only in glimpses.
We woke up early next morning as per our itinerary with excitement to experience some of the grandest waterfalls of the region. We started by witnessing the famous Elephant Falls in Shillong, The falls which is locally called “Kshaid Lai Pateng Khohsiew” or three step falls, was coined “Elephant falls” by the British due to the rock on the left side that resembled an elephant.
Jaipur is renowned for its colorful markets, gorgeous handlooms and wonderfully laid out gardens. The people are very cheerful and friendly. Don’t forget to try the famous Rajasthan delicacies including the thali. Rajasthani arts and handicrafts are things that you can’t afford to miss.