Neil Island ~ Andaman’s lesser known Jewel

Neil Island  in the Andaman & Nicobar archipelago, is amongst the group of islands which are being promoted as part of the Andamans travel destination by Govt. of India Tourism department. It is much smaller than it’s much more popular neighbor, Havelock Island covering an area of only 18 sq. kms.  It is also lesser […]

Two Falls In a Day @ Ranchi!! ~ Alive is Awesome

In the course of my travels, I have had the good fortune to see different kinds of falls all over India. Each experience has left me in awe of Mother Nature’s power and her beauty, coz falls are a true representation these dual qualities – powerful and yet so beautiful! Many years ago while traveling […]

Old Delhi, a walk through living history – My Favourite Places in Delhi [#8]

In the heart of Delhi lies Old Delhi, the walled city  founded as ‘Shahjahanabad’ by the Mughal emperor Shahajahan. Today, Old Delhi is a bustling place, a  symbolic heart of metropolitan Delhi and very much a separate world and a vibrant living history. Old Delhi is also home to some of the most famous landmarks in Delhi – Chandni […]

Mamallapuram: Temples Galore!!!

This is the last destination of my south India Travel, to read about previous destinations ,click here, here, here, here and here. Mamallapuram is a small town located exactly half way between Pondicherry and Chennai, the capital of Tamil Nadu state, India. The town  is famous solely for the many rock temples portraying events described in the Hindu epic Mahabharata, built by the […]

Rameshwaram : The island pilgrimage

Rameswaram  is a town is located on Pamban Island separated from mainland India by the Pamban channel and is about 50 kilometres from Mannar Island, Sri Lanka. Pamban Island, also known as Rameswaram Island, is connected to mainland India by the Pamban Bridge.  Rameshwaram, together with Kashi, it is considered to be one of the holiest places in India to Hindus, and part of the Char Dham pilgrimages. Hence, […]

Madurai: A day in the temple town

This is the 3rd destination of my south India Travel, to read about previous destination ,click here and here. Madurai, is the third largest city, in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Located on the River Vaigai, Madurai has been a major settlement for two millennia and one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world.   It is happens to […]

Kanyakumari: one day at the tip of IndiA

This is the second destination of my south India Travel, to read about previous destination ,click here. Kanyakumari is the geographic end of the Indian mainland and one of the most famous religious/spiritual destinations in south India. There are number of myths and legends associated with this town and the town itself takes its name […]

Dhanaulti ~ Unwinding among Deodars!!

Dhanaulti is a small village located in the hilly state of Uttarakhand( in India), around 20 kms from the more famous(and crowded!!) Mussoorie; it makes for a great weekend getaway with towering deodhar trees and fresh winds to make one forget all the city troubles!!! This post diwali, we decided to leave all the madness […]

Nilgiris Road Trip ~ a quickie trip to the blue mountains

Due to a sudden turn of events at work place last week, a quick travel for 2 Highways projects had come for the beginning of this week. now, i was eager to travel on site, since after frequent travelling, im finding sitting at office boring and rather be out there on the road!!!…but, the trip […]

NH 57 Orissa ~ Road Trippin!!!..among hills, lush green fields, dark forests and clear blue sky

It was time again for me to go road trippin , of course this time too for work on a highways project..The destination , National Highway 57 in the state of Orissa, India. As I always reiterate, It’s a refreshing feeling to travel on site for highways projects. I get to experience a different region […]

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