Tag: India

The Lost Havelis of Shekhawati

It was at the fag end of the lonely street. Camouflaged under unkempt creepers and easily missable. A sign covered with cobwebs and dust read “Poddar Haveli” and as I tread…
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Life on Lakes in Srinagar Kashmir

Jaan bhai’s decorated shikara cruised at a soothingly slow pace in the still waters of Nigeen lake in Srinagar. In pin drop silence, the blue heart-shaped oars lashed against the waters at…
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The Magic Of Ladakh: Land of High Passes

“So what has been your most magical moment in Ladakh?” ,S asks me as we sit by the gurgling stream on a cold night in Tso Moriri. It is a…
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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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Heroes of the Road: An Ode to the Drivers of India

The downpour was incessant. At Kinner Camps Sangla, Pawan Soni was visibly perturbed. He was on tour with Doreen D’sa, and while the terrain of Kinnaur was challenging anyway, today…
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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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Doors Of Southern India: A journey with Tata Pravesh

We travel to learn and sometimes, unlearn. We travel to open the doors to the unknown and cherish the known. There are explorations that we undertake to know a region…
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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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