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Suru Valley in pictures

This year’s tiny window in which Ladakh is open to tourists is fast shutting. Have you ticked off Ladakh from your bucket list yet? Visiting Ladakh is indeed a life-altering experience (my first published article for a major publication came after my Ladakh trip). 125 more words


Kali river chronicles - offbeat in Karnataka

Hanakon: I have very clear memory of articulating the word to the mini-bus conductor in Karwar before boarding the rattling mass of automobile that is somehow, clutching its life in its hands, speeding down the narrow main road. 905 more words


It's all about the view in Yercaud

After spending a year on the coast and the cities of the plains and enduring the resultant heat and dust, it felt great to head back into the hills again. 534 more words


Rome's Best Offbeat and Unconventional Sights

Whether you’re an expat, a frequent visitor, or a traveler with a taste for the curious and extraordinary, there are many lesser-known, “off the beaten path”¬†sights to see in Rome. 1,050 more words


A break in Kallidaikurichi

Four years ago, I had travelled to my village in Tamil Nadu after more than a decade. It wasn’t the village I knew or remembered, having transformed or “developed” into something of a shanty-town over the years. 160 more words


Saas Bahu Temples - Off the beaten path

Just 23 kms from Udaipur, is the ancient capital of Mewar, Nagda. It was ruled by the Mewar rulers for 7 generations. As of today, the place is in ruins and visited bya few. 233 more words