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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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Little Rann of Kutch Wild Ass Sanctuary & Rann Riders resort – Dasada. Belum Caves, 1 day , 700kms. Trek from Mullayanagiri to Bababudangiri… after 13 years!
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A weekend trek to Mukurthi Peak near Ooty. Mysore, Byalukuppe, Madikeri, Bhagamandala, Talakaveri, Dubare. Masinagudi, Ooty and Coonoor.
Is this most haunted place in India ? – Bhangarh, Rajasthan. Kukke Subramanya & Kumara Parvatha; a drive and trek HAL Aerospace Museum & Heritage Center. Bangalore.
Search for the perfect sand dune – Osiyan, Khimsar and Nagaur trip. Trainspotting at Dudhsagar. Adalaj, Modhera, Patan & Sidhpur – Vav, vav – Wow!
An incomplete guide to Hoysala temples ;-) Hampi – The city of victory… The shore temples of Mahabalipuram
Incredible Rajasthan ! – A 2320 kms road trip, without reservations. Andaman & Nicobar, Port Blair & Havelock Island – 2009 Big trip – Part I The MacLehose Trail – Hiking in Hong Kong
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Pranlal Bhogilal Vintage Car Museum – Autoworld Temples of Tamilnadu – 2009 Big trip – Part II Chamundi hills, the big Nandi and Lalitha mahal palace
The Elephant & the Tiger – Hathi Bhata & Ranthambore trip. Flying High – Ballooning @ Jaipur. Chennai and Kanchipuram
Chandragiri – Relics of the fallen empire. Melkote and Srirangapatna, a day trip. The legend of the Golden Garland – Gandi Kshetram
Hathi Singh Temple, Sidi Saiyyed Mosque & a Haveli in Ahmedabad. The Bhoot bungalow trip – ACMCC Trip II Kadapa, Pushpagiri, Gurramkonda & Horsley hills.
Weekend drive to Srikalahasti. Abhaneri, Rajasthan – A Sunday Drive from Jaipur… Ruins in the Jungle – IIMA MCC Trip.
IIMA Campus – Nature Walk. Gurramkonda, Vontimitta, Siddhavatam, Brahmamgari matam. Shivaganga, a sunday in the sun.
A Dream Trip to Disneyland Trekking in the Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary, Thoovanam Waterfalls. Kotilingeshwara – A quick little trip.
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