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WILD LANDS OF KUTCH

1030 in the morning and I am on a lonely sand swept broken road, camouflaged desert bunkers are all around me and I can imagine sharp eyes peering at me through the slits. This is the region of harsh reality far long away from the touristic hordes that visit Kutch advertised by Mr Amitabh Bachhan.

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Lakes of Maharashtra – Pawna & Tungarli

Road trips needn’t be long mega trips to far off destinations , they are meant to be experiences deeplymoving from within and hence disance actually does not play much role in this . Keeping this in context let me go down memory lane to uncover the delightful trip to the Maharashtra Ghats . This is

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White Water rafting in Goa “Come pick your raft! we will see you on the river!!! “

The definition of white water rafting is  “an outdoor activity which use an inflatable raft to navigate a river or water body. This is often done on Whitewater or different degrees of rough water. “Now this is a prim and proper definition but then I don’t believe in prim and proper definitions, so what is

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My Trek on the Zanskar – Chadar 2017 ( Serie II )

DAY II: Bakula Campsite to Tip Yokma The alarm was set for 0645 hrs and we welcomed the day with a cup of hot tea sitting inside the sleeping bag. The night was super cold as frost had crept up slowly and covered the entire tent in fact the interiors of the tent too had

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Waterfalls in the Sahyadris’ ( Serie 3)

Western Ghats, The Sahyadri; call it as you desire but one of the most iconic and historical mountain range of Indian Subcontinent, diverse in its biological flora and fauna running along the west coast of India, it is a mind boggling feat of nature and for nature lovers it offers a passage back in time

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Wandering in Old Goa ( Vagando no velho goa )

Goa, the first reaction is beaches and blue ocean , lounging in the beach shacks with music somewhere in the background. But if we say Goa and that too in  the midst of the tropical monsoons , not many would warm up to the idea. I would say, a weekend visit to Goa in the

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Waterfalls in the Sahyadris’ ( Serie 2)

As a continuation to the multi sequel series on “Water falls in the Western Ghats” , we travel along the National Highway 52 which takes one through the dense forested slopes of the Western Ghats moving towards the town of Igundi , Yellapur and beyond venturing into the main heartland of the state of Karnataka

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My tale on Quest through the Garhwal Himalaya – Nandikund beckons

The concluding part to the destination known as Nandikund , a long & hard path indeed … Launtri Khark – Sujaal Sarovaar and back The next morning the weather was crystal clear and the objective was to visit sujaal sarovaar about which I had read about but not seen any images. My guide was confident

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Hidden jewel of the Garhwal Himalaya : Budha Madhmadheswar

If one considers the top three states to be visited upon when it comes to admiring nature’s beauty and the mountain ranges , the state of Uttarakhand figures amongst the top three owing to its rich portfolio of having the lower Himalayan range running through it . Now if we consider the top ten places

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St Augustine’s tower, Old Goa : The lonely vigil

Goa, famous the world over for its golden beaches and laid back attitude attracts hordes of visitors each year both from within as well as outside India. The smallest state in India, it has a lot of things to offer other than beaches to those who visit. Renowned for its history and unique heritage, the

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