India

When I put my foot on the Port Blair airport, I moved one more step towards achieving my ambition of visiting every state and union territory in India. Each state has given me some unique experience and Andaman is not an exception.  Andaman, Goa, Kerala, Diu, Gokarna – yes they all have beaches but each place is...

As I stood at the entrance of cellular jail, memories of history chapters referring to ‘Kalapani’ flashed back in front of my eyes. I had read about the atrocities on freedom fighters by the British rulers of that era and it felt bad to know about that. But honestly speaking it was just a story like any other story...

Tuljapur is a small town in Maharashtra and is known for the Tulja Bhavani temple. The temple holds a significant importance in Hinduism and is visited by thousands of worshipers every day. You can read in detail at this WikiLink. The temple is located around 50 km from Solapur town. If you plan to visit from...

There are several museums in Hyderabad but one that stands out because of its uniqueness is Car Museum. This museum is the world’s only handmade car museum with cars modeled on various objects like cricket ball, computer, camera etc. The museum is also listed on Limca Book of Records and Guinness Book of World Records...

India is one of the most diversified countries in world. Every state of India has its own language, has its own food, its own culture and has its own wonderful places to see. There is so much to see in India that one life time would not be enough. As I have accepted the fact that it is not possible to visit every...

The season of visiting Ladakh has just begun with peak season ahead in July and August. Any one who is planning to visit this year should have started their homework by this time. Ladakh is not a place where you should just land up without much preparation, especially when you have limited number of days in hand. If...

We always look out for things which are at a distance and ignore the things which are near to us. We are in search of places to see across various cities but we tend to ignore the ones which are just few miles away. The ignorance might be due to lack of awareness or lack of attention. I always used to say I have seen...

Darjeeling which is a popular hill station in West Bengal is famous among families and couples. The idea of solo travel to such a place did not sound intelligent one. But since I had an extra day in hand while returning from Sikkim, I took a chance just to see how much boring it will turn out.  Surprisingly things...

North Sikkim is the most visited part of Sikkim and the underlying reasons are straight forward. It offers the picturesque views of Himalayas and gives opportunity to walk in snow. Though I had shared some pics in my Introductory Post on Sikkim, but  now pulling out more pictures from the bag. There is no harm in...

Travelling to a new place involves visiting the sights which haven’t been covered yet. But it also involves occurrence of incidences which we haven’t expected. Few such incidences form a story worth telling. Presenting to you, 4 short stories that I thought are worth sharing. They do not involve any big drama but some...