Kufri – Shimla

Four months ago when I was planning for a vacation and had zeroed in on Himachal Pradesh,a good friend of mine and a travel enthusiast, suggested that I visit Kasauli on the way to Shimla. Anybody traveling to or from Shimla have to stop at Kasauli for some […]

Few hours in Chandigarh

It’s been six months since I went on a holiday and high time I took a break from work. Given that you are travelling in June, which is either Summer or Monsoon in most part of the country, you have to wisely choose a place such that the weather […]

Talakadu

Talkadu maralagi, Malangi maduvagi, Mysuru arasarige makkalagadirali The first thing that comes to my mind whenever I hear the word Talakadu is the above curse, which translates to May Malangi turn into a whirlpool, Talakadu turn into a barren expanse of sand and the kings of Mysuru not beget an heir. History has […]

Bikaner

The last leg of our week-long trip to Rajasthan was Bikaner. It took us 5 hours to reach Bikaner from Jodhpur. En route, we made a quick stop at Karni Mata temple at Deshnok. The temple is dedicated to a female Hindu sage called Karniji. It is also […]

Jodhpur

Khamma Ghani sa… Padharo Jodhpur!. After exploring Udaipur in the Mewar region of Rajasthan, we travelled to Jodhpur, also known as Sun City or Blue City, in the Marwar region. Jodhpur is called ‘Sun City’ as it is bright and sunny throughout the year and ‘Blue City’ as most houses in […]

Udaipur, The City of Lakes

A five-hour drive from Pushkar took us to Udaipur, The City of Lakes also known as the White City. We were pleasantly surprised on arriving in the city, for it was very different from Jaipur and Pushkar. A completely different image that comes to mind when one thinks […]

Rajasthan, the Land of Kingdoms

“Once the travel bug bites there is no known antidote, and I know that I shall be happily infected until the end of my life” – Michael Palin ‘Bitten by the travel bug’ is a clichéd saying but the above quote hits the nail right on the head […]

Tranquil Leh

‘Travelling – it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller.’ – Ibn Battuta That’s an appropriate quote to start my first-ever blog with Leh has been on my bucket list since Sep-2011 when I was supposed to travel with my friends but never happened as I […]