Arribada of Turtles in Odisha

Watching the nesting of turtles in Odisha was on my list for an year. The sight of Olive Ridley Turtles in huge numbers arriving on the sea shore in the night and laying eggs seemed so Interesting to me. But the locals gave me a look and said “Dilli se bs kachua dekhne aaye ho ?”…

Find Cheaper Alternatives to Manali. Discover Naggar!

Even though I have seen lots of snow in my treks, a hearty snowfall was yet to be checked in my checklist. So on hearing that it was going to snow in Himachal Pradesh on the weekend, I immediately booked a bus to Manali. I thank my stars that I landed in Naggar and stayed there…

Jama Masjid food for VEGETARIANS !

What is the first thing that comes to your mind when someone says Jama Masjid Food ? Kebabs and Kormas ! Right? But little do people know that the area around Jama Masjid has so much to offer to vegetarians as well. Even I didnt know , till this happened. It was a food walk…

Andaman Diaries – Havelock, Neil and Scuba.

A long pending wish of witnessing pristine beaches and trying my hand at scuba was the driving force for this trip. Some R&D and I shortlisted Havelock and Neil islands for my 5-day trip. These islands are in the central part of the island group, northern part has various tourist destinations, but I had already…

Garadia Mahadev & Bundi – Hidden jewels of Rajasthan

It all started with a wish to witness the U-turn of Chamba river – Garadia Mahadev, which by no scale of imagination looks like an Indian location. This place is near Kota (Rajasthan), about 9 hours (500 kms) from Gurgaon. Looking for some other places on the way, I chose Jaipur and Bundi as my…