Mukteshwar in One Hour

This blog is for time pressed souls who in all probability are heading towards Kathgodam to catch Shatabdi train to New Delhi and just have an hour in hand to breeze around Mukteshwar, Like Us. Determined to do some sight seeing on the way back from a blogging workshop at Himalayan Writing Retreat , we…

Gangtok Diaries: Day Trip – 16/4/2019

This is second in series of my Gangtok Diaries. The first one can be read here. Post wedding celebrations, with a day in hand and everyone around, we decided for a day tour on 16th. The plan was initially made with 5 people and 1 cab, which culminated in 12 people in 2 cabs. More…

Gangtok Diaries: #AttuKiGolu

After 15 years, I was back to Gangtok, capital of Sikkim state in India, this time to be a part of #AttuKiGolu, the wedding celebrations of S & A. This blog is more about the onward journey and couple of wedding and city shots to familiarize you with the topology of Gangtok and grandeur of…

A Day Trip to Jerusalem & Dead Sea !

9th March, 2019 – Our trip to Jerusalem and Dead sea started at 9 AM in the morning. Post a heavy breakfast and some stud selfies, we started on our road trip in this beauty. We were 6 of us , plus our guide and driver. The SUV could comfortably seat all. Soon we were…

Herzilya Acadia

On a recent work trip to Herzilya, Israel, we had a day at hand prior to our late night departure. Original plan was to visit the financial capital of Tel Aviv for a much needed retail therapy. However, owing to a missile attack, we had to cancel the visit and rack our brains to come…

Lucknow Travelogue- DAY 1 : 18/1/2019

Lucknow, the city of Nawabs , capital of U.P. and a place loaded with rich cultural heritage and royal etiquette had been on my bucket list for quite a while. It’s something like that thing in your subconscious mind, which nags at times but you never make a conscious effort to achieve it. The knock…

A Glimpse Of Rajasthani Gourmet

Rajasthani implies from the state of Rajasthan – an Indian province well known far and wide for its Rajputana heroism, controversial Jauhar, ferocious desert and mouth-watering food. What I am going to concentrate in this photo blog is its FOOD, devoured, during a recent visit to twin cities of Jodhpur and Jaisalmer. In sync with the…

SavanDurga Trek!!

Ping !! What are you doing tomorrow ? I replied “Nothing planned”, with a hope that RN would ask for a movie . “Wanna Come for a trek to SAVANDURGA!!” OMG. Didn’t expect this. Nevertheless, trek was on my TODO list since past 5 years and with a hope of some adventure, I said Yes….

SinnaDorai – Kadamane

Home away from home, peace and tranquility, silence, solitude, bliss. If not anything more, these adjectives still do not do justice to Sinnadorai – Kadamane. View the intro  here , and let  the scenes unfold, as I take you through the tea estate and its colonial bungalow which are sure to transpose you to an era gone by….

Great Rann – India’s Salt Desert

It had always intrigued me – for long I longed to visit this place on a full moon night to see the beauty in its full glory. And the day finally arrived. We were a bunch of 11 enthusiasts determined to enjoy the Great Rann of Kutch of India. This is one of the biggest salt…