Not many people would plan a trip to a place called ‘Lakhimpur’ which is more popularly known as ‘Lakhimpur Khiri’ so when an opportunity…Read More
Palakkad is an important Rubber growing district of Kerala. Karimba a village in Palakkad is famous for Rubber Nursery Last year, when I was…Read More
Let me give you a brief about Ashtvinayak (8 Ganeshas). It is a pilgrimage of 8 temples in Maharashtra, each temple having its own…Read More
Soon we came close to Fowey, and came across a broken down castle ruin and the beach at Readymoney cove. This is where we sat on the rocks by the sea, and briefly enjoyed the wine and crisps that I had lugged all the way in my backpack. We soon left as the water began to rise rapidly with the evening tide.Read More
This travelogue was written by me sometime back immediately after the trip when I was in Hyderabad so it may sound like recent and…Read More
It was seven years back… we took off from New Delhi airport and I had embarked on my very first plane ride. We were…Read More
Ajanta Continental is a family run hotel in Dehradun, Uttaranchal. I stayed there for two nights in May,2008 and thought that a small quick…Read More
It has been a while I have managed to write anything on Ghumakkar. A travel related project I was trying to feature elsewhere was…Read More
As we strolled in the market of Kumily, scent of freshly cut spices, sold in every nook and corner of this small town increased…Read More
Dear Friends, This is my first post here and hope you enjoy as much I enjoyed writing it. I remember I started on 30th…Read More
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
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.