Photo Journal:Rustic Spiti

I guess sometimes the fondest memories are made on unplanned adventures.There are times when you prepare the whole itinerary with all the places to check off your list, cuisines to eat and things to try. And then there are instances where you never plan and just take off. So on that beautiful warm morning, I sat…

Srilanka’s picturesque train ride: Kandy to Ella

I love travelling in trains.I love the rhythm of the wheels. You get to eat the local delicious snacks,meet other travelers and locals.I have stood near the door, sometimes with  friends,sometimes alone,sometimes lost in the landscapes and sometimes gazing at the engulfing darkness.Each time it’s different high. Also,trains are not only affordable in Sri Lanka but also…

Mystical Paro Taktsang:Bhutan

Almost every photo is of this beautiful place when one enters Bhutan on Google by image. We never had a defined itinerary but a must visit place was Tiger’s Nest. As a result our first destination on arrival was to trek to this alluring monastery. Tiger’s Nest is gaining global popularity for not only being one…

Doing things alone?

“I think it’s very healthy to spend time alone. You need to know how to be alone and not be defined by another person.” — Oscar Wilde The other day,my friend returning from vacation couldn’t help but confess – When I had five hours for the next flight, I spent it exploring the city. All alone!! I wonder…

A romp in the snow: Rupin Pass Trek

“A journey is best measured in friends rather than in miles.” Travelling has always been a joy.But it’s merrier and becomes one of the cherished moments when you do it with your friends.The first time I saw Himalayas it left me spellbound.I wanted to see more and made a secret promise that I would visit…

Mountain Traipse:Great Lakes,Kashmir

“Once you have traveled, the voyage never ends, but is played out over and over again in the quietest chambers. The mind can never break off from the journey.” It has been a little more than two months since I got back from the trek and I still find myself reminiscing about it. Exulansis would…