In photos: Mythical Kinnaur

“It is always the same with mountains. Once you have lived with them for any length of time, you belong to them. There is no escape.” – Ruskin Bond Kinnaur is lesser explored belt of Himachal and has numerous unfamiliar scenic destinations. My first encounter with picturesque landscapes of Kinnaur was during Rupin Pass Trek where […]

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Srilanka’s picturesque train ride: Kandy to Ella

I love travelling in trains.I love the rhythm of the wheels. You get to eat the local delicious snacks,meet other travelers and locals.I have stood near the door, sometimes with  friends,sometimes alone,sometimes lost in the landscapes and sometimes gazing at the engulfing darkness.Each time it’s different high. Also,trains are not only affordable in Sri Lanka but also […]

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Scotland of India: Uddappana Motte trek

2016 kick started with a trek and as the year progressed, it became more of travel and less of mountains. Also after being forced to rest for months, I was elevated when I found myself at Coorg not only back on my feet but ready to trek. It was even more wonderful as I was […]

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Glory of the past:Badami Caves

Mad.Annoyed.Irritated. Precisely was my mood when I boarded the bus after long painful wait of 5 hrs.It was not any different when I woke up later in the morning and looked outside to see the dusty dry countryside which seemed to reflect my mood. My dim mood changed as the small bustling town of Badami made its […]

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The Spirited Temples of Mahakuta

This place was not a part of the itinerary until last-minute nor I had any fixed plans of visiting since all I knew about the place was its name. But on reaching Badami I saw road signs of this and decided to visit as it is on the way to Pattadkal. Huge prop roots welcome […]

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The awestruck Bhutanath Temple

The sole reason behind my yearning to visit Badami was to see this temple.I had seen countless photos of this beautiful temple for over a year now and I knew I had to be there someday. I had the first glance of it from the rock-cut caves of Badami and was awestruck at first glance. […]

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Some tips.Some lessons:BHUTAN

To Visit/Not to Visit I was annoyed as irritating inconveniences (read about them below) kept recurring from the start of this trip.By the time we started to Paro from the border town I had my miserable mode ON. But an hour into the drive unbelievable forests started to appear and every not so good feeling I felt up until […]

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THIMPHU:Let that shit go!

After our trek to the eye pleasing  Tiger’s Nest our next stop was to Bhutan’s capital Thimpu as inner permits are issued here to travel anywhere within the country apart from Paro and Thimpu. The initial plan was to skip Thimpu altogether but a localite insisted that we paid a visit to the majestic Buddha point.The 52 […]

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Mystical Paro Taktsang:Bhutan

Almost every photo is of this beautiful place when one enters Bhutan on Google by image. We never had a defined itinerary but a must visit place was Tiger’s Nest. As a result our first destination on arrival was to trek to this alluring monastery. Tiger’s Nest is gaining global popularity for not only being one […]

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A camel affair: JAISALMER

A popular adage among the Rajasthani locals is – Registaan nahi dekha toh kuch nahi dekha (If you haven’t seen the desert, you haven’t seen anything). Just kidding! A must to do on my Rajasthan tour was to visit the desert. The enchanting Jaisalmer comes under Great Indian Desert – Thar Desert and the local travel companies offer a variety of […]

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