Lets discover the magic of beaches of South Goa this summer

Introduction.          Goa,India’s smallest state located in the South Western region of India is a jewel by itself, visited by large number of domestic and international tourists each year for its beaches , places of worship and architecture. On personal front  I have visited Goa a couple of times in the past , being based in

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Mandini n Monsoons : The Hidden Garhwal Sojourn

Prologue : The Mahindra Spacio shuffled along the path , rugged in its looks and behaviour for it had spent its life in these mountains on broken roads and was on familiar ground . The 14 occupants including the driver crammed inside each having the same thought of a successful arrival at the destination Joshimath

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Step into the Kerala Folklore Museum , Kochi

There are many things to do, so many places to see when one travels to a new place. The internet is filled with the suggestions put forth by those who have visited that particular place. I had the opportunity to travel to Kochi on work related issues and keeping in mind the limited time available

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Breathe easy and slow down :That’s how Kerala backwaters should affect oneself !!!

So how does one collate a few memorable experiences of a new place on an official trip. A search on the Google does yield a plethora of places but then considering the options that the internet spews, frankly one gets overwhelmed. At least this was the case with me as I debated what to see

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Trek to the Lake of Truth : Satopanth

This is the concluding part of a two trek combined sojourn, wherein the first segment dealt with the trek to Mandini Valley and beyond in order to see the flowering of the alpine flowering plants which are rare and not seen outside the Himalayan Region in the Garhwal segment during peak monsoon. The concluding segment

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How to pack a back pack

India, the land of some of the most spectacular landscape and destinations. In the recent past, the citizens of this country have embraced trekking wholeheartedly venturing into the interiors to view snow clad peaks, experiencing traditional remote village life, visiting sacred obscure religious destinations, summiting remote peaks, passing through stark raw beautiful mountain passes on

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Adventure travel and perils of photographic gear

  Someone once said “Photography is a form of time travel “. I rephrase it stating that travel is a medium of freezing time and moments. For those afflicted with the urge to freeze some of the momentous visuals of Nature while one is trekking amidst pristine nature which still has not been bogged down

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Airport experiences !!!

My airport experiences: CISF & Me I have generally been a private kind of a guy when it comes to public places and airports are generally as public as they come. So i do make a point to ensure that at the airports all my check boxes iro documentation, Do’S & Dont’s are clearly thought

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My Thoughts on the Expedition 1000 series Sleeping Bag by RAB

My Thoughts on the Expedition 1000 series Sleeping Bag by RAB For amateur enthusiasts like me , the thought of preparing for a medium size trek into winter regions can be quite mind boggling. What needs to be taken and what need not is one aspect of the entire picture but then there is also

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