It was more than 5 hours since we started riding only to miss our destination. Half-heartedly, we returned to Manali telling ourselves that there will be a next time.
कुछ 40 मिनट के बाद मै बरशैणी पहुचता हूँ, शाम हो चूकी है, लग रहा हैं जैसे बारिश होगी। मुझे अभी कल्गा तक जाना है, जहाँ से मेरा कल का ट्रेक शुरू होगा। चलते चलते बूंदे टपकने लगती है, आसमान काला होने लगता है, थोड़ी दूर पर बर्फ से ढंकी पिन पार्वती घाटी की चोटियाँ मुझे आवाज़ देती है, नीचे पार्वती नदी की धाराए अपना अलग ही राग गाती है।
Bhangarh, for me is a place that tourists visit for their cheap thrills and weekend escapades. Unless you have a travel plan gone badly wrong, Bhangarh is a very chilled out destination.
"In the 90s, Cherrapunjee used to be the region to receive the highest rainfall," tells my father. In those days, neighboring Netarhat was one of the top 10 locations with highest rainfall in India. Growing up in Jharkhand, brought me closer to the monsoon and my father's stories. His accounts of the many snakes that... Continue Reading →
Thanks to your response and comments, I had to compile the second part of the Indian ruin trail series as soon as I could. In the previous post I spoke about the ruins of Southern and The Western part of India. In this post I have tried to compile a lit of abandoned structures, cities... Continue Reading →
India has a rich history and a lot of it is left in the form of broken monuments and ruined structures. There is a beauty about these ruins, these unfinished structures that keeps me intrigued and I have spent a large part of my travels trying to discover more of it. Trying to discover broken... Continue Reading →
Varanasi is like a hidden maze, everytime you are here, you’ll find something new. Although this blog post is late, but it may prove useful when you start planning for your next Varanasi trip. Summers are harsh in Uttar Pradesh, Ganga’s level decreases and most of the ghat activity is limited to the evening. Then... Continue Reading →
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 →
I remember Karni Mata Temple from an episode of Maano ya na Maano hosted by Irfan Khan. He talked about this place and the legend associated with it. It was very creepy to see mice running around the temple premises and devotees feeding them with so much love. It is famous as The Mouse Temple... Continue Reading →
Mcleodganj is loaded with eateries of all kinds. There are Tibetan restaurants serving hot momos with rice soup, North Indian restaurants, quaint Coffee shops and numerous roadside dhabas always running for budget travelers. When it comes to international cuisine, McLeodganj is perhaps one of the places that will always leave you surprised with the number... Continue Reading →