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Search for the perfect sand dune – Osiyan, Khimsar and Nagaur trip.


  Till we actually moved to Jaipur and explored Rajasthan, any thoughts of Rajasthan would evoke visions of Camels, Sand dunes, Forts and Palaces. While finding Camels, Forts and Palaces is quite easy, finding a Sand dune is not so easy. Especially dunes that look like the ‘perfect’ ones shown in movies… While researching on […]

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The Elephant & the Tiger – Hathi Bhata & Ranthambore trip.


It was the 19th of December 2011. We had just come back from the big trip around Rajasthan. Vani & Aish had taken the flight back to Bangalore the previous evening. Sangeetha & me still had a few more days of vacations left and we scanned through our list of ‘must see places in Rajasthan’. […]

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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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Andaman & Nicobar, Port Blair & Havelock Island – 2009 Big trip – Part I


This is Part I of the 2009 Big trip – covering Andaman & Nicobar, Port Blair & the Havelock Island trip Part II of the 2009 Big trip where we covered the Temples of Tamilnadu is at this link It was time for one of our annual holidays and the planning started from the first […]

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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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Newcastle, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Highforce waterfalls.


These are a few photos from a trip to the UK in 2004. I was in Newcastle for a couple of months with my team, working on a P&G project. We did manage to get some time off from our hectic schedule to do some sightseeing in and around Newcastle. Unfortunately this was a trip […]

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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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Trainspotting at Dudhsagar.


A quick little travelogue 🙂 – This was not a ‘Xing’ drive, but a TT-trip & a weekend trek. We started from Bangalore at around 8.30pm on the evening of 6th Nov 09 and came back into Bangalore at around 5.30am on the morning of Monday the 9th Nov 09. Trip outline: Trek to Dudhsagar […]

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Trekking in the Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary, Thoovanam Waterfalls.


One fine morning, opened my inbox to see our old friend Chandrashekar’s mail proposing a weekend trek for the 4th & 5th of July 09. This time the destination was the Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary (CWS). Fired up the browser to check out what Chinnar was all about… I had heard about Chinnar sometime in the […]

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Brahmagiri , Irpu falls – A trip and trek.


The trip/trek was done on the 8th Feb 09. Brahmagiri is a hill in the Western Ghats (1608 mts). It is situated in the Brahmagiri wildlife sanctuary on the border between Wayanad District of Kerala and Kodagu district of Karnataka. The Brahmagiri wildlife sanctuary is a restricted area, featuring a rich variety of wildlife including […]

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


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