Exploring Kalpa with The Grand Shamba La

"Mid pleasures and palaces though we may roam Be it ever so humble there is no place like home"     Of all the umpteen things travel teaches you, making…
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Sharjah Festival Of Lights: UAE’s own Arabian nights

It was nearing dusk and the Al Noor mosque in Sharjah was steadily being filled with people. The sounds of the evening Namaaz filled the air and the waters of…
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Reliving The Jungle book at Kanha National Park

At 6.30 am, the jungles of Kanha were buzzing with activity. Sunlight rose steadily, filtering itself through the tall Sal trees and diverged in all possible directions. Dusty, serpentine paths…
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Vegetarian food in Myanmar: A complete survival guide

Theplas: check Ready to eats: check Packaged food : check SOS words: check I was a vegetarian traveling to Myanmar: a country predominately consuming non vegetarian fare. Throughly acquainted with the menu…
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Keoladeo National Park: A birder’s delight

A misty morning and the winter chill welcome me as I stuff my numb hands deeper in my pockets. The outline of greenery in the fog becomes clearer as I walk…
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Goodwind Riding: Bikers with a mission

Travel teaches.  It broadens perspectives, facilitates cultural exchanges, breaks barriers and those trillion stereotypes we nurture in our minds since forever. But travel saves lives too. While my social media…
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Bagan : Of sunrises and sunsets

5.30 am:  Bagan standard time I pant as I climb the massive steps of the Shwesandaw Pagoda in a jiffy. I was here yesterday. But today was different. I scramble…
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Reasons to love Myanmar

The clouds cleared as I peered outside the plane window, revealing patches of green. Golden stupas stand tall, scattered intermittently in the green mesh. I have travelled to Myanmar in a…
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 NH 22: One of the deadliest roads in the world

"NH 22 " reads a road sign standing aloof on the edge of a bumpy road. I roll down the car window and inhale the crisp, chilly mountain air. Breathe…
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