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Havelis & Mosques – Ahmedabad old city

Sangeetha was in Ahmedabad during the weekend of 26th & 27th June 2010. That weekend, we took some time off to visit a couple of places in and around Ahmedabad. After covering Adalaj, Modhera, Patan and Sidhpur on the 26th (That is a seperate travelogue), we went around to see a few places in Ahmedabad […]

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Little Rann of Kutch Wild Ass Sanctuary & Rann Riders resort – Dasada.

IIMA had organized a Leadership Development workshop for the PGPX students over the weekend of 3rd and 4th October 2010. The venue was the Rann Riders resort in Dasada village, Gujarat. The village of Dasada is a few minutes drive from the entrance of the Little Rann of Kutch Wild Ass Sanctuary. The Rann Riders […]

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The MacLehose Trail – Hiking in Hong Kong

We were in Hong Kong & Macau during November – December 2011 as part of my IIMA PGPX exchange program with the China University of Hong Kong. While Googling around for interesting places to visit in and around Hong Kong, I came across the MacLehose Trail. Though the complete trail was out of question due […]

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Pranlal Bhogilal Vintage Car Museum – Autoworld

Trrrrriiiinnngg… Trrrriiinnnggg… Doc: Hello SG: Hello Doc, I was thinking of visiting the Pranlal Bhogilal vintage car collection tomorrow morning (Saturday 10th July 2010)… Doc: Hmmm… I too was planning to go there sometime. I drove past this place a few days ago when I was going somewhere, it is around 30 – 40 minutes […]

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Ruins in the Jungle – IIMA MCC Trip.

“Tucked away in a forest, there are secrets to be revealed…An ancient city, a gateway to Rajasthan. A hiding place for rulers, concealed from enemies, citizens, angry wives, even from the sun, tucked between sacred hills on the east and west. And the mystery of abandonment, decay. Ancient temples, some still performing their pujas deep […]

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The Bhoot bungalow trip – ACMCC Trip II

The last time around I had a Bhoot Bungalow experience was in June 2009 when Sangeetha and I went for a trek into the core area of the Parambikulam wildlife sanctuary in Tamilnadu. Since it was right in the middle of the monsoons, camping in the open was ruled out and we had to spend […]

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IIMA Campus – Nature Walk.

On Sunday I went to the old campus for some bird watching… and saw quite a few of em.. Birds of the feathered kind I mean. Honest! It started with a mail… ” Prakriti – The Nature Club of IIMA is organising a nature walk to observe and appreciate the beauty of flora and fauna […]

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Hathi Singh Temple, Sidi Saiyyed Mosque & a Haveli in Ahmedabad.

Ever since I landed on the IIMA campus in April 2010, life has been mostly following a regular pattern. A normal day revolves around the classroom, dining hall, syndicate-room and the hostel-room… An occasional ‘highlight’ in the routine would be a visit to the Big Bazaar @ Himalaya mall. After stumbling through yet another hectic […]

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Adalaj, Modhera, Patan & Sidhpur – Vav, vav – Wow!

* Vav = ‘Step-well’ in Gujarati. Once upon a time, when Doordarshan was the only channel on TV, I had seen a Gujarati movie on a Sunday afternoon. It was Ketan Mehta’s "Bhavni Bhavai"- starring Naseeruddin Shah & Smita Patil. Based on a Gujarati folk tale, some significant scenes from the movie were shot in […]

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Brahmagiri , Irpu falls – A trip and trek. Pranlal Bhogilal Vintage Car Museum – Autoworld Weekend drive to Srikalahasti.
The MacLehose Trail – Hiking in Hong Kong A Tra’Village’ – Farmhouse visit. Kukke Subramanya & Kumara Parvatha; a drive and trek
Kadapa, Pushpagiri, Gurramkonda & Horsley hills. Flying High – Ballooning @ Jaipur. A Dream Trip to Disneyland
Incredible Rajasthan ! – A 2320 kms road trip, without reservations. The Bhoot bungalow trip – ACMCC Trip II Trek from Mullayanagiri to Bababudangiri… after 13 years!
Is this most haunted place in India ? – Bhangarh, Rajasthan. Andaman & Nicobar, Port Blair & Havelock Island – 2009 Big trip – Part I Adalaj, Modhera, Patan & Sidhpur – Vav, vav – Wow!
Temples of Tamilnadu – 2009 Big trip – Part II Tirumala, Tiruchanoor, Vellore and Sripuram. Havelis & Mosques – Ahmedabad old city
Little Rann of Kutch Wild Ass Sanctuary & Rann Riders resort – Dasada. An incomplete guide to Hoysala temples ;-) Shivaganga, a sunday in the sun.
Chamundi hills, the big Nandi and Lalitha mahal palace London Dreams ! – London, Warwick, Windsor, Stratford, Hampton, Cotswold, Oxford – Jan 2012 Newcastle, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Highforce waterfalls.
Kotilingeshwara – A quick little trip. 5 years with the Xing… Search for the perfect sand dune – Osiyan, Khimsar and Nagaur trip.
Ruins in the Jungle – IIMA MCC Trip. Gurramkonda, Vontimitta, Siddhavatam, Brahmamgari matam. HAL Aerospace Museum & Heritage Center. Bangalore.
The shore temples of Mahabalipuram A DIY Story: Home Audio Speaker Boxes in a Car ??? Yes!!! My brush with the ‘Yamdoot’ :-)
A DIY (Damp It Yourself) story: DynaMat, FonoMat…Yoga-Mat ???? Abhaneri, Rajasthan – A Sunday Drive from Jaipur… Belum Caves, 1 day , 700kms.
Chembra Peak, Meenmutty waterfalls, Himavad Gopalaswamy betta. 7 days of driving around Karnataka – Temples, Hills, Forests, Caves, Ruins, Forts and Highways The Elephant & the Tiger – Hathi Bhata & Ranthambore trip.
The legend of the Golden Garland – Gandi Kshetram Melkote and Srirangapatna, a day trip. A weekend trek to Mukurthi Peak near Ooty.
5am to 5am – Uchangidurga, Santhebennur, Shantisagara, Koolahalli, Bagali Trainspotting at Dudhsagar. Masinagudi, Ooty and Coonoor.
Chandragiri – Relics of the fallen empire. A Long walk, Monsoon, Leeches, Wildlife & Railway History. Hathi Singh Temple, Sidi Saiyyed Mosque & a Haveli in Ahmedabad.
Chennai and Kanchipuram Hampi – The city of victory… Mysore, Byalukuppe, Madikeri, Bhagamandala, Talakaveri, Dubare.
Belief – A trip to Kebre IIMA Campus – Nature Walk. Angsana Oasis Spa & resort.
Trekking in the Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary, Thoovanam Waterfalls.

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