Exploring Hampi, the city of ruins – Part 2

Day 3 at Hampi We had planned to explore the ruins of the Vijaynagar Empire today and were already firm about hiring a cycle for the same. Considering the advice of our homestay owner, I booked two cycles before 8 am (Alternatively, you can also book an auto or take your car to explore these ruins, but the best experience is indeed cycling). We started … Continue reading Exploring Hampi, the city of ruins – Part 2

Exploring Hampi, the city of ruins – Part 1

When Megha and I reached Hampi, we felt a little confused. A crowd of people surrounded us as soon as we got down of the local bus plying between Hospet and Hampi, shouting madam Guest house, madam Auto, madam Hampi tour guide. They did not let us talk, nor move. Irritated we tried walking ahead ignoring them, while they followed us. Finally I lost my … Continue reading Exploring Hampi, the city of ruins – Part 1

Looking back to what I achieved in 2014

A year of change as i rightly call it, 2014 has given me many surprises and the necessary strength too. This year I explored the real me, fearless, carefree and adventurous. Today when I look back at this year, I feel so proud. I guess what made this year so memorable were 4 things – 1) I came across my passion for photography and writing … Continue reading Looking back to what I achieved in 2014

A drive through Korlai Village

During my birthday we had planned a random trip to Kashid that too on a weekday. To our surprise, we had an entire beach to ourselves that day. It was a fun family outing on sort of a private beach. On our way back we took detour to Korlai village to view this rocky Korlai beach situated between Revdanda and Kashid. It was almost 5 pm … Continue reading A drive through Korlai Village

A message from Kashmir

While chatting with an Instagram friend, currently located in Bangalore but basically from Kashmir, about my Ladakh trip, he happened to share his memories of Kashmir. “Every day I used to go to Dal lake to experience that magical and tantalizing view of the water and the house boats. I would never get bored there. There was peace in and around me. Also, the night … Continue reading A message from Kashmir

Faith in Mountains – A Photo Blog

After almost 3 days of continuous road travel our actual site seeing started on the fourth day, when we left for Nubra Valley from Leh. A day before I had started feeling the side effects of acclimatization. I had a severe headache and hence spent entire day sleeping in the car and on “Minute Maid”. The Forth Day – Visit to Nubra from Leh The … Continue reading Faith in Mountains – A Photo Blog

Going close to Nature – Trip to Ladakh

“Nature is beautiful. What is displays to us, at times, in cities is like its call to explore more. It just displays a glimpse of its beauty; the actual beauty is revealed when we make an effort to go close to it. And still not all can view it. You need to connect with nature and then it connects with you.” Sitting at my home … Continue reading Going close to Nature – Trip to Ladakh