Road-tripping to Rajasthan!

I love road trips! Watching village after village pass by, the changing landscapes, the varying flora and fauna of each region, changing attires of people – and what not! But wait – you’re not gonna get all this if you simply take a short 4-5 hour road trip within the same state! When I say…

Spiti – The Valley of Stories (The Conclusion)

After fossil-hunting at Langza and posting cards from the highest post office in the world at Hikkim, it was time to move on to a Tibetan Buddhist Monastery located on top of a hill at an altitude of 13,668 ft! Kee Monastery: The Kee Monastery is the one which we see on most of the…

Spiti – The Valley of Stories (Part – 3)

Leaving Dhankar and its stunningly picturesque views was not at all easy! But what lay ahead seemed as promising as what we were leaving behind! Pin Valley National Park So off we were again, this time to a National Park! A National Park at an elevation of 11,500 ft was something a bird and wildlife…

Spiti – The Valley of Stories (Part – 2)

After the amazing view from Hatu Peak in Narkanda, a royal experience in Rampur Bushahr, taking in the simple mountain village life at Chitkul and relishing the unbelievable beauty at Rakcham, it was time to move on to newer experiences. In case you missed reading about my experiences mentioned above, you can always read them…

Spiti – The Valley of Stories (Part – 1)

Spiti Valley – A destination hitherto unknown to many, is an insanely serene and beautiful place located in the Greater Himalayas. Nearly untouched, with raw beauty unlike anywhere else, this experience was enough to blow our minds and give us memories of a lifetime. When I first heard about this place, I knew I wanted…

10 JAIPUR EXPERIENCES THAT ONE JUST CANNOT MISS!

Out of the over half a dozen times that I have been to the Pink City as it is called, Jaipur has never failed to impress or amaze me.. An extremely colourful city, it always has a sense of festivity to it. Rajasthan may be known as a desert, but in complete contrast, Jaipur is…

The Ultimate Uttarakhand Trip – Final Chapter

Starting from where I left off – a “detailed narrative” on the Corbett expedition of our trip – it was time to move on and explore some more places in the alluring state of Uttarakhand: Ranikhet: The next item on our agenda was a brief stop-over at Ranikhet, a small hill station in the Almora district…

The Ultimate Uttarakhand Trip!

  And that’s exactly what my just concluded Uttarakhand trip seems to have done to me – turned me into a storyteller of sorts! 🙂 In my earlier post on bucket lists, I unequivocally announced that travel was a high-priority item on my list. So here I was, earnestly planning a trip with family for…

7 Stories that define IPL – 7

The first leg of IPL 7 has come to an end and one must admit – it has been an exciting season so far. We saw quite a few changes this season in terms of players moving from one team to another in an auction which was an eventful chapter in itself, the retirement of…