India is a land of many festivals. Festivals of India signify joy, fun and happiness. Check out this post to learn more about my festival travels in India.
Sonepur Fair of Bihar is one of the most unique festivals in India. It is popular because of its status as the oldest and biggest cattle fair of Asia. Traders from all around Eastern India come here to buy and sell animals. Sonepur Mela's history is also connected to some mythological stories.
It is all about psychology associated with the size of the bag. Sometimes one winter jacket takes all the space in the rucksack and then you can fill your bag with t-shirts but you’ll still find empty space in your bag.
Bishnupur was ruled by the Malla kings for several decades and hence it is also known as Mallabhum. The temples of Bishnupur were built by the Kings Veer Hambir, Raghunath Singha and Bir Singha around 16th and 17th century. The temples are scattered in Bishnupur town.
I started exploring India in 2012. In those times, terms like solo travel and backpacking were not thrown around like peanuts. Travelling in India was very different back then. In the last 9 years, the concept of travelling has evolved and a lot of places have become popular. This video is a short glimpse about my travels around India where I explored its many terrains, tasted every type of food, and attended many festivals.
Bunbuni Paas is an alternate route for Kheerganga. This two day trek is more scenic than the normal route. Check out more details on solo trek to Bunbuni Paas.
The best way to see Chhau festival in India is during how jhumar Utsav in Purulia. They are performer who visit Surajkund Mela For Chhau performance. In either cases you will have to to confirm about the date to experience the dance. Find out some more details on Chhau festival in this blog.
It is well known that most of the tourist destinations are really crowded. But a few simple tricks will help you enjoy these attractions without going through thousands of people.
Leh being the centre of Ladakh region, the travellers end up here two or three times during their trip to Ladakh. But most of the time is spent in rest and gathering energy for the next road trip. Leh as a hustling bustling town, has a lot to offer than Shanti Stupa and Leh Palace. Here are some unusual experiences in Leh City that will add more memories to your trip.
Dahi Handi translates to pot of yoghurt. It is celebrated on the day of Lord Krishna's birthday popularly known as Janmashtami. While rest of the country worships Lord Krishna in his child form on the occasion of janamshtami, the people of Mumbai add unique flavour to it and celebrate it by the name of Dahi Handi. It is a great photography opportunity for anyone who likes to explore culture and different traditions.