HISTORY: It is said to have been named ‘KAPILA’ after a sage with the same name. According to Hiuen Tsiang the place had a name ‘Gangadwara’. Prsent name Haridwar is… Read More
So you have finally decided to go to a hill station and you are going to drive. First thing that you need is the CONFIDENCE in yourself. Everybody drives on the hills for the first time and… Read More
Uttarakhand is best known for its raw hills. The state may not be as colorful as its counterpart, Himachal Pradesh but its charm lies in its unpreparedness. Lack of good roads, ill planned c… Read More
Sun rises from the East…… A very usual and natural reasoning but it gives apparently a wrong notion that the sun is moving while our earth is stationary. The fact is totally th… Read More
Last weekend I along with my friends decided to visit Varanasi. A city that I had heard so much but never had a chance to have a glimpse of it. Somewhat like a hindi movie, Sholay. Wondering… Read More
It is just an after thought. I have been traveling for the last 20 years now and have traversed varied landscapes including mountains, deserts, cities, villages, pilgrimage, plateaus, forest… Read More
Travel if you can because life is short and the world is too large a place to explore in a life time. So, do not confine yourself to your nest, soar high and see your surroundings. That prov… Read More
Any destination in Kashmir is appropriate for spending few days of an extended weekend in summers. Mark my words, but my family and close friends do not think so. With limited sources of inf… Read More
Travelers are Escapists? Matter of debate but at least in literal sense they are.. or rather I am! We call our short trips get aways. Get away from what? Isn’t that escapism, an act of… Read More
For a North Indian, spending summers in Chennai that too in sultry summers is a defining moment of life. Language, peoples, weather, eating habits, daily routine, architecture and nearly eve… Read More
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