Author: Divsi

Mansions of Karaikudi in Chettinad

My voice echoed across the deserted corridor. The only noise is of the sweeping footsteps of the caretaker of this Chettinad mansion in Karaikudi.¬†Numerous colourful pillars flank the enormous courtyard…
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The Art of Doing Nothing at Mystic Mountain, Nagarkot

I hardly linger around in the hotels I stay at while traveling. Usually being first person to get up and leave the hotel in a jiffy to explore. On a…
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Iceland : Where dreams are a reality

There are places you see recurrently in your dreams. Sometimes bizarre experiences with a deja vu feeling. There is a connect and you cannot explain what it is. There have…
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The Wilderness of Chitwan National Park

"The road to Chitwan National Park might be a little bumpy ", warned Narayan, our driver. "Last month's floods have caused quite some damage".  I didn't mind the long ride…
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Time traveling in Pompeii, Italy

When I ticked Italy off my bucket list, I was nothing short of elated. It was a country I dreamt of visiting as a kid. For the love of Pizzas…
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Kumari festival of Nepal : worshipping the living goddess

The sounds of drum rolls reverberated¬†through the Durbar square in Kathmandu as lakhs thronged to see the Kumari in her chariot. It was that time of the year, where the…
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The Magic: Travel inspiration

It were the clouds, I swear. The fluffy white clouds soaked in the sunset at Fagu floating over the mountains like magic. Spread over as far as I could see.…
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Why visiting the Cellular jail is a must for every Indian?

I am dreading this visit to the Cellular jail in Andamans. I had been dreading it since weeks before visiting it. Why? The thought of visiting a place where thousands…
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Kinner camps and the beauty of Sangla

I woke up to the whiff of a freshly baked cake.But I was at the Kinner camps in Sangla, Himachal Pradesh and this was definitely a hallucination ( err what…
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