Unlike Japan, Indian Cherry Blossom season arrives in November. Late November gives the hilly areas of Meghalaya, Nagaland and even Himachal Pradesh a full bloom of Cherry Blossom flowers.
you’ll never know if the baba you meet on the ghats of Varanasi is a genuine one or just a potential convict trying to escape the clutches of laws by masquerading as a saint.
I am on my way to Chitkul, India’s last village before Indo-Tibet border. I missed the morning bus that travels from Sangla to Chitkul everyday and instead I had to take a lift with a local family. You never know when a stupid decision turns into a blessing.
Rishikesh is a lovely place. The restaurants here are the best way to get familiar with the hospitality and the charm of Uttarakhand.
When it comes to tourism in Rajasthan, Bikaner is usually overlooked. Compared to the exotic Udaipur, traditional Jodhpur and royal Jaisalmer, Bikaner is more like the poor cousin of ignored by the rich members of the family. Lucky for me! Traveling to Rajasthan in winters can be hectic. Hotels are full, train and bus tickets... Continue Reading →
Kasol is situated on the banks of Parvati River. This is the best place for the travelers looking for a vacation to just sit around, eat good food and do nothing for days. Coming to the good food part, Kasol has amazing cafes that serve amazing food for a very cheap price. The Israeli food,... Continue Reading →
Our social norms come up with instructions that says never talk to strangers but the moment you start traveling solo you slowly become used to interacting with strangers and talking to them. These strangers make an interesting part of your stories later. When traveling solo talking to a stranger is important otherwise you'll die of... Continue Reading →
Jainism is a dharmic religion (that also includes Hinduism, Buddhism, and Sikhism). Popular for prescribing non-violence against any living being and believes that every living soul is divine. There have been 24 Jain Tirthankars, lord Mahavir being the last of them on whose notes the foundation of Jainism is laid. Shravanbelagola is one of the... Continue Reading →
Ganges is the most auspicious river for Hindus and is the reason that makes Varanasi of such importance because Ganga flows from South to North here. This little piece of information that comes from thousand kilometers away from a smallest of the villages called Pattadkal. After waiting for an hour finally I got a bus... Continue Reading →