The ‘Open Air Museum’ In 12 Hours We had been to Churu earlier. When we were drawing up our itinerary for the Rajasthan road trip, we knew we had to include another Shekhawati town. Mandawa was our fourth & last destination. We left our Jodhpur hotel after breakfast. Jodhpur to Mandawa was close to 330Continue reading “MANDAWA”
A Halt at The Ranakpur Jain Temple On our Udaipur to Jodhpur stretch of the Rajasthan road trip, Ranakpur (94 KMS from Udaipur) was a halt that had to be made. P had been here earlier; there was no way N could not see the marvel that the Jain Temple was. A photo-log from ourContinue reading “Ranakpur”
Living in Delhi NCR, a trip to Rajasthan becomes almost compulsory every winter. In the past, we’ve made short trips to Churu, to Jaipur, to Kishangarh, to Pushkar, to Ranthambhore, & to Sariska. However, in 2019, we decided to do a proper, week long road trip of the desert state, flitting from place to place.Continue reading “ROAD TRIPPING THROUGH RAJASTHAN”
Lucknow in 24 hours There are some places you can never get enough of. Lucknow always brings a sense of belonging. It feels like home. Tunde kebab & kulfi at Aminabad, walk at Hazratganj, sightseeing at Bada & Chota Imambargahs, crossing Cantt, mutton nihari at Rahim’s, kulfi at Chhappan Bhog, chikankari & zari shopping atContinue reading “MUSKURAIYE, AAP LUCKNOW MEIN HAI!”
A half-day excursion to Sarnath “Buddham Saranam Gacchami. Dhammam Saranam Gacchami. Sangham Saranam Gacchami.” (“I go to the Buddha for refuge. I go to the Dhamma for refuge. I go to the Sangha for refuge.”) We have been drawn towards Buddhism for a long time now. As we visited places like Bhutan, Ladakh & Spiti,Continue reading “Buddham Saranam Gacchami”
We hope Bali Basics turned out to be helpful to you. Now that you’ve figured out where you want to stay on your Bali holiday, we help you with the sights we saw in Bali & loved. The attractions below are tried & tested, & advocated (& not mentioned in any order of preference)! Beaches…Continue reading “What We Loved Seeing In Bali”
Before we headed to Bali, we had a lot of confusion about its geography & location. Was it an island? Was it a part of Indonesia? How big was it? Blame it on ignorance. And, there’s no better antidote for ignorance than travel. Once we’d been there, many contacted us when they were planning theirContinue reading “Bali Basics”
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The Chinese eat anything that walks. The language barrier is significant. The Chinese are rude & unfriendly. True or False?
We waited, impatiently, for the weekend to arrive.
Are you wondering what is so special about the Rashtrapati Bhavan?
Indians are such a curious bunch. They wanted to know if I worked, if I was married, if I had children, why I had moved to their car…