From the sun-drenched beaches to the little secluded islands, Goa is filled with nature’s unique gifts. The stunning waterfalls in Goa further adds to its beauty. It enormous milky Dudhsagar Waterfalls is the most know to the human race. Here are few others that are a must visit when travelling thru Goa during MonsoonsContinue reading “Waterfalls to Visit in Goa”
I moved to Bangalore for work. In middle of the pandemic, when the world was indoors, my luck took me to this to the country’s high-tech industry, Bengaluru is popularly known as the Silicon Valley of India. Not just this, the city is blessed with mesmerizing natural beauty too, owing to its location on the Deccan Plateau. Bengaluru provides a unique share of experience on both the urban and the rural unexplored region around it. When tired and in search of serenity, there are plenty of places to visit near by. Here is a list of few destinations that one can travel in a day. The only way to send quality time in a pandemic is to be away from people., from the crowd, and from anything and everything that can be accessed by the human race.
Here are few offbeat weekend getaways that I will be able to explore in the few months I am in BangaloreContinue reading “My Weekend Getaways from Bangalore”
While the road infrastructure has drastically improved from the days that one would have desired to accomplish this journey over a weekend and comfortably; I still feel, the best way to complete this journey is to do it in about 2 and 1/2 days. A two day trip can be a stretch but nevertheless, it can be achieved in a day tooContinue reading “Bombay to Bangalore – an absolute weekend drive”
Lahaul & Spiti valley have by far been the most treacherous sections of the roads to drive on. It calls for the nomad inside you to take a step towards this wild cold desert and venture out to witness and experience the adventure.Continue reading “How to plan a trip to Spiti Valley”
Summer Drive into the valley of Lahaul & Spiti is for those who want to experience adventure at the same time have a nice relaxed vacation with the familyContinue reading “Summer Drive – Lahaul & Spiti Valley”
A trip one should be on if you are looking for a high degree of adrenaline rush and a have a want to experience insane adventure.Continue reading “Winter Drive – The White Spiti Valley”
Naneghat, also referred to as Nanaghat or Nana Ghat, is a mountain pass in the Western Ghats range between the Konkan coast and the ancient town of Junnar in the Deccan plateau. The pass was the fastest key passage that linked the Indian west coast seaports of Sopara, Kalyan and Thane with economic centers and human settlements in Nasik, Paithan and Ter
Near the top is large, ancient man-made cave famous for its Hindu Sanskrit inscriptions in Brahmi script. These inscriptions have been dated between the 2nd and the 1st century BCE, and attributed to the Satavahana dynasty era
On a clear sky night the constellations and the Milky Way are said to be visible to naked eyes.Continue reading “Naneghat – Visiting the Reverse Waterfall”
One of the prominent city in the eastern region of Ladakh is the city of Hanle. It is the site of the 17th century Hanle Monastery (gompa) of the “Red Hat” Tibetan Drukpa Kagyu branch of Tibetan Buddhism and is located in the Hanle Valley on an old branch of the ancient Ladakh – Tibet trade route.
In the new era Hanle is known to be the home to the Indian Astronomical Observatory. The location of the village and the observatory are highly sensitive due to the close proximity of the Tibetan / Chinese border.
On a clear sky night the constellations and the Milky Way are said to be visible to naked eyes. This trip is planned with an intend to experience this magnificent beautyContinue reading “Ladakh and Stargazing”
Rajasthan is the jewel in India’s crown. From fairy-tale palaces and epic forts to colorful festivals and wildlife encounters, this is India at its vibrant best. Rajasthan is a northern Indian state bordering Pakistan. Its palaces and forts are reminders of the many kingdoms that historically vied for the region. Rajasthan in literal terms means “Land of Kings” or “King’s Abode”.
The geographic features of Rajasthan are the Thar Desert and the Aravalli Range, which runs through the state from southwest to northeast. Thar Desert, also called Great Indian Desert, arid region of rolling sand hills is located partly in the state of Rajasthan
Lonavala – best time in the year to visit this small two amidst Pune and Mumbai is undoubtedly the them when the rain comes down a paints the mountains green. Weather takes a turn and the nature touches the heart.
Just one another drive, Covering numerous waterfalls, Forts and Caves – in all; covering the beauty of the twin city near by
Continue reading “under the Water, up the Mountain – A Monsoon Drive to remember”