The school vacation of my daughter was about to get over in 10 days and it was time to take the family on an…Read More
Finally, after planning for almost 4 years, we made it to Munnar. One thing that I searched for before this trip was a description about the route (fast and best). Though I found the information in bits and pieces, it was not a holistic one. This is one of the major contributing factor for me to write about it.
Best option to get to Munnar would be to take a train till Coimbatore and hit the road from there on. There are 2 trains from Bangalore to Coimbatore. Planning in advance will be required to secure a confirmed berth in the train.
The next morning in Luzern, our destination was Mount Pilatus (wikipedia, official site). Mount Pilatus is another famous tourist site in Switzerland, located near…Read More
The road meanders through lush fields bordered by coconut and palm trees . The bamboo stalks greet you as a collage of green and…Read More
Italy was like the flavor of the month some days back when I wrote this incomplete article and saved it in drafts praying that…Read More
Next day, we left the hotel at 6.30 am and hired a jeep to take us to Govindghat, the starting point of the 14-kilometer trek to the Valley of Flowers (VoF) and Hemkund Sahib, which is another nine kilometers from the Valley. It took us 1.30 hours to reach Govindghat.Read More
In May 2000, I along with my family was at Darbhanga which is a small town in northern Bihar. My grandpa and grandma lives…Read More
As mentioned above, on the first day floral tributes were paid at the Dargah and on the second day at the Temple. The second day was also a “Mela Day”, with lots of fun and frolic at the large park on the southern side of the monument.Read More
The rains come down and the peacocks shriek in delight .We could count more than a dozen in the twilight hour, perched on the…Read More
Our stay in the city of Interlaken done (and the hotel reservations having run out), we decided to move to our next destination, the…Read More
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