Tag: Travel Stories

The Paradise Called Yumthang Valley

The Apple blossom tree was drenched. Mist curled over the mountains in Lachung and I woke up to the sound of rain splashing on the window of my homestay room. In…
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An offbeat trek in Kamarajar valley Tamil Nadu

“What do you plan to do tomorrow? The jacuzzi walk or the waterfall trek?” Mr. Ge, the Dutch owner of Double Dutch resort looks at me inquisitively, as if knowing…
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Prejudices < The world and it's people

Rain poured over the gabled roofs of the stilt houses in Inle lake, Myanmar. As our colourful boats bobbled up and down in the impending storm, I stood on the wooden…
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Rendevous with the Ganges on The Glasshouse on the Ganges at Rishikesh

I was walking over pebbles: an endless stretch of them with a rhythmic sound of flowing water in the distance.In the wee hours of the morning, this was such a…
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Bikaner Travel Guide for First Timers

I tread with utmost caution. My eyes not leaving the ground. Petrified, wary of any sudden movement. With each step I take, I reassure myself all will be well and…
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The Architectural wonders of Lepakshi

In the grand road trip to Southern India, there were many deviations. Most of these were unplanned and led to some stunning destinations. Among these was the journey to the Veerbhadra…
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Bali Beyond Beaches: Of Hinduism and Arty Villages Of Batu Bulan

The clouds cleared and I saw a gorgeous fringed coastline with teal coloured waters.It was my first visit to Bali. The third destination of Eat, Pray, Love was going to…
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Shopping in Nepal: A complete guide

When you think of Nepal you think of the mountains, especially the Everest, don’t you? You think of those intricately carved temples: some that withstood the massive Earthquake of 2015,…
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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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