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Abhaneri, Rajasthan – A Sunday Drive from Jaipur…


Step wells (Baoris) are fascinating. In the days past, not only were they sources of water; they were also used as rest houses by weary travelers, as temples and as community centers. Gujarat and Rajasthan have some of the best step wells in India. We had seen some amazing ones at Adalaj, Patan and Modhera […]

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Is this most haunted place in India ? – Bhangarh, Rajasthan.


Just Google for ‘the most haunted places in India’ and Bhangarh features on almost all the pages and lists that pop-up. There are all sorts of stories on the net about ghostly encounters, visitors who disappeared and other paranormal activity at Bhangarh. Bhangarh had been on our list of places to see from quite some […]

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Incredible Rajasthan ! – A 2320 kms road trip, without reservations.


  Normally most of our trips are planned in advance. We at least have info about the places to cover, a rough idea of the time required at each place, road conditions and the route to take… What made the Rajasthan road trip incredible for us is : We just had an arbitrary list of […]

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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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Flying High – Ballooning @ Jaipur.


26.10.2011,  Jaipur was celebrating Diwali… and we celebrated it in a different way. We went Ballooning ! There are very few places in India where Ballooning happens regularly; luckily Jaipur is one of them. Since Ballooning requires favorable wind conditions and relatively plain land to operate safely, it is a seasonal activity and is conducted […]

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


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