Have you ever dreamt of places inspired by books and been dying to visit such places.? Sigiriya was one such place for me. If you have read Ponniyinselvan, you would know the place “simhagiri” where Arulmozhivarman, also known as Ponniyinselvan, disguises himself as a mahout and goes around with the Buddhist monks.
The Great Living Chola temples continue to marvel and excite us and this time, we bring to you the next and final instalment of the Chola Temple Trail – The Brihadeeshwara temple of Gangaikondacholapuram.We were able to spot the majestic gopuram of the temple from quite a distance and was instantly thrilled to step in the village that once served as the capital town of the Cholas.
Ooty, known as the Queen of the Hill Stations always tends to get crowded throughout the year. But 5kms away from the main town of Ooty is a quaint little town that not many have yet discovered – “Lovedale”. The tourist traffic nearly thins out here and this town serves as the best place for honeymooners ,nature lovers and non-commercial offbeat travelers.
Fascinated by the Chola-n architecture, we visited the Tanjore Brihadeeswara temple and that happened to be the catalyst for us to explore the great living
We’ve been lucky with a few good hearted souls encouraging our skills and what we do. Through one such person, we got introduced to Ms.Sapna,
Kavita Kane is a profilic writer who writes about the lesser known women from the Indian epics and mythology. She is a master story teller. International Women’s day, it’s a pleasure sharing the conversation we had with Mrs.Kané.
What December is to the kutcheri-es and dance performances, January is to the carnival for the literature enthusiasts in Chennai.The Hindu LitFest is a three-day
The Relic – journey and story of an Intelligence Bureau officer who dares to risk his life in un-veiling a mystery that revolves around the
When Pondicherry and Mahabalipuram are frequented for the unknown number of times, the small little town along the coromandel coast is a must visit for a weekend getaway.
It is that time of the year again While singles whine,couples dine and wine That time of the year When the new year resolutions dwindles
An interesting prologue which is well-known – the Kurukshetra war and Bishm is lying on the bed of arrows at the battlefield, contemplating his
After exploring the colonial remnants of Kannur, we were figuring out how to reach Thalaserry. We started from Kannur around 4:30 in the evening, hoping
She was a multi-faced personality, an Iyengar girl who ruled the superficial glamorous world and the party which was formed on caste politics.Her subjects lovingly
When you are stung by the travel bug, you cannot think about spending a long weekend at the comfort of your couch. You start googling
If you’ve read our previous travel stories, you would have understood that we are not the type of travelers seeking an action-packed holiday. We love
This house of clay and water – A story of forbidden love in Pakistan Author – Faiqa Mansab Publisher – Penguin Random House Pages- 272
1999.The year when the Pakistani soldiers infiltrated into the Indian side of the Line of Control. Conflict rose. A War broke out. Victory for India. Gallantry awards for the soldiers and the martyrs.We saluted and showed our respect .And then, we moved on with our everyday life.
Ever thought of a few places we’ve read in the books, forgotten and less famous while planning a trip ? Through this post Kindleandkompass makes