Zurich (“Zu-reich” in German means too rich), the business and cultural capital of Switzerland, lies at the north end of Zurich Lake, in the…Read More
Oh! Calcutta is not dying. It is a City of Joy At the fag end of April 2008 I visited Calcutta on my way…Read More
Have you ever seen bearded Lord Shiva ?? Strain your brain to recollect if you have indeed seen a picture or idol of Shiva…Read More
Balmuri (Bal=towards right and muri=curve) Situated near the village-town of Srirangapatna, this place is well known as a film-shooting spot. Many a kannada movies…Read More
This post is in continuation of Meeting with Monalisa and Mr. Eiffel – Part 1. We had already met Monalisa and were going to…Read More
I found the view from the terrace particularly charming with the scenery dotted with temples and cenotaphs, and spent some time relaxing there with the cool breeze blowing on my face. Coming out, I had another good look at the Palace. It was hard to believe that this Palace was of the seventeenth century.Read More
finally we decided to go to Tirthan valley ,30 km away from Kullu tunnel. Actually, for Manali you have to go to left inside the tunnel and for Tirthan valley you go straight. Road is quite good not bad. We have already booked Gone fishing cottage . Really nice property. Property itself is very natural.Read More
Blue and red, is that the sun Million magic in reflection Billion colors, zillion hues Here goes worries, there my rues. No poet, that’s…Read More
The decision to go to Maithon was made on a whim… we had nothing to do and it was a Sunday… usually a half day in most of the trading establishments…Read More
From wider canals we came to the open lagoons. In the beginning that was a welcome change. Very soon we realized that the cruise was more interesting when we were seeing the human life around us. In open vistas the only relief was the occasional sightings of Kettuvallams.Read More
Post the exhausting ride from Sarchu to Leh, I had dropped dead in probably the most comfortable bed on the entire duration of the…Read More
Well, for my last post on this trip. This piece is for those people who are interested in making the trip to Corbett and…Read More
finally we decided to go to Tirthan valley ,30 km away from Kullu tunnel. Actually, for Manali you have to go to left inside the tunnel and for Tirthan valley you go straight. Road is quite good not bad. We have already booked Gone fishing cottage . Really nice property. Property itself is very natural.
My stay in Rishikesh gave me clarity of myself, my inhibitions, my fears and my strengths. All I perceived is that this city and this country is quite a charmer and not a land of snake charmers. And I can say this with certainty, that you cannot visit Rishikesh and India just once.
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.