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