Friday Travel Pic: Emerald Hills of Sahyadri

Washed by the rains

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Koel on the Tree

Koel, a member of the cuckoo family, is commonly sighted in India. Having heard their melodious sound/calls since childhood, I wouldn’t pay too much attention to these birds (I confess) until I started appreciating nature more than I used to and also as I developed some interest in ornithology after coming across too many interesting birds on my travels.

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Travelogue – 24 Hours in Amritsar

More often than not, we plan a perfect itinerary for our travels, spending enough time to detail out the routes, places to visit, accommodation, ticket bookings, etc. All this is to ensure a hassle free travel, surely. But sometimes fate is up to a mischief; we overlook a trivial detail and are up for something we didn’t plan.

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Friday Travel Pic: Mountain Winds

It is said that the mountain winds carry the prayers far and wide, blessing everything they touch.

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Rainy Day Musing

It has been raining since past few days. Everyday the sky is gloomy and full of thick, angry-looking, stormy clouds. With no sunshine, the grey clouds break open in the evening, sometimes in the afternoon or morning even and then through the whole day, turning everything grey and cold.

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Sonmarg: The Meadow Of Gold

The alpine valley of Sonmarg located in Jammu and Kashmir, is quite a popular destination in Kashmir and yet it has managed to stay attractive and charming. ‘Sonmarg’ loosely translates to ‘meadow of gold’ and it is rightly so given its enchanting beauty with flowery meadows, snow-clad peaks, glaciers and numerous pristine, alpine  lakes.

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Monsoon Travel to the Royal Town Of Rajpipla in Gujarat

I thoroughly enjoy travelling to offbeat places. There’s isn’t much said or known about such places which adds to thrill of exploring a new land without any preconceived ideas or notions.  It’s like sailing into the uncharted waters, but you need to have an open mind to travel to the lesser known places for they might or might not turn out to be what you expect.

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Friday Travel Pic: Zanskar

Our awesome chefs chopping veggies on the frozen Zanskar river!

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Mornings in the Mountains

This is how mornings in the Himalayan mountains look like. This is how the views outside your tent look like when you step out of it, after spending a night of nonstop snowfall, in the middle of nowhere (quite literally) oblivious to the gorgeous peaks and glaciers all around you.

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Dhanushkodi – The Ghost Town of India

I was very young when my parents along with some family friends had planned a visit to South India. Until then I had only seen that part of the country on maps. And of course, I had no idea then that I would eventually move for studies & work (& live – it’s been a decade now) in one of the cities down south.

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