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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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Trainspotting at Dudhsagar.


A quick little travelogue πŸ™‚ – 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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A Long walk, Monsoon, Leeches, Wildlife & Railway History.


We went on a trek in the Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary, Kerala, over the weekend of 6th & 7th June 09. We travelled in a Tempo Traveller, with a group of friends and friends of friends! Left Bangalore at around 8.30pm Friday evening and returned back at around 5.00am on Monday morning. The trek was along […]

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Trek from Mullayanagiri to Bababudangiri… after 13 years!


This was our last trip/trek in 2009, done over 26th & 27th of December. It was again with our regular TT & driver Kumar and a group of friends. The itinerary of the trip was to… – start from Bangalore on the evening of the 25th Dec, – drive to Kundadri peak early in the […]

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A weekend trek to Mukurthi Peak near Ooty.


Ooty seems to be the flavor of the season and this was a trek through the Mukurthi national park which is very close to Ooty. This was done over the weekend of 28th & 29th Nov 09. The park is named after the distinctive looking Mukurthi peak, which at 8,379ft is the fourth highest peak […]

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Kukke Subramanya & Kumara Parvatha; a drive and trek


We came back today (26th Jan 09) after an unforgettable trip spread over 3 days, drove 690kms from Bangalore to Kukke Subramanya and back… and trekked for a total distance of 26kms to the top of Kumara Parvatha. Kumara Parvatha (KP) is the second highest peak in Karnataka after Mullayanagiri and is considered to be […]

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Chembra Peak, Meenmutty waterfalls, Himavad Gopalaswamy betta.


This is a trip from March 1st & 2nd 2008, which I dug up from the archives. Infact the main reason why I started to write these travelogues is that within a few months of a trip, the memories slowly begin to fade and the story behind each pic gets fuzzier and fuzzier. I also […]

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Belief – A trip to Kebre


Ò€œFor those who believe, no proof is necessary. For those who don’t believe, no proof is possible."-Stuart Chase. A very good friend of mine underwent a brain surgery late last year. Though the tumor was removed, he has not recovered his vision even after 9 months. Initially the doctors were somewhat positive, saying that though […]

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Shivaganga, a sunday in the sun.


First the basics: [1] This is a good one-day weekend trip from Bangalore. Total distance from Airport road to Shivaganga and back was 142kms on the odo. [2] Only equipment needed will be a pair of sneakers for a comfortable walk [people even climb up barefoot or in normal footwear], caps, sun-glasses and a liter […]

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


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