Haryana Culture Diary!

Previous Post Coming up next on the Indian Culture Diary is Haryana – ‘the home of Gods’. Haryana has a rich cultural history dating back to Harrappan civilization(Indus Valley Civilization). It is here that Vedas came into existence and Sanskrit became an important part of people’s life. Paved roads, drainage system, metallurgy and even rain […]

Paradise tales – Visit to Kashmir! #AtoZChallenge

One fine summer, I had visited the paradise of Kashmir and smitten by it. I have shared a photo blog about my Kashmir trip earlier here. This post is in continuation of the Kashmir travel tale series. I had taken a flight from Delhi to Srinagar and stayed there for 6 days. Day 1 – […]

Trek to Dolphin’s Nose, Kodaikanal !

“Climb the mountain not to plant your flag, but to embrace the challenge, enjoy the air and behold the view. Climb it so you can see the world, not so the world can see you.”   –   David McCullough Jr. As a traveller, I cannot decide whether I like mountains more or beaches. One thing […]

Weekend Wanderlust – Bangalore & Kolar Highway

Deccan Plateau of India has astounding views. I am amazed by every nook & corner that I travel here. Last Saturday I went for a long drive on the Bangalore-Kolar Highway. Soon enough we were greeted with open roads & minimum traffic on the national highway. For all the romantics out there, I would insist for a […]

The Chosen Ones

You were there when I was trekking at high mountains, You were there when I was camping in the desert, You were there when I was enjoying on the beach, You were there when floods & earthquakes strike, You were there guarding the Land, Sea & Air.   You are the sons & daughters, brothers […]

Mystic Baratang Island,Andaman

Baratang Island – part of Andaman Islands is a place just out of the Nat Geo & Discovery documentaries. Andaman Islands are one best place to visit in India. Best time to visit would be from October to April. I have been there twice, but the second time was marred by sudden cyclonic disturbances. As […]

A day at Shivasamudram.

With the holiday season in sight I was looking for places to wander around Bangalore. The last minute plans at a long weekend to find reservations don’t always work.  Well, that’s a lesson learnt for me. After spending the Christmas with friends, I went for a day visit to Shivasamudram located in Mandya district, Karnataka. […]