When we started chalking out our plan to travel to Bhutan – the Land of Thunder Dragons earlier this year, we were scouring tons of
Surrounded by the mighty Himalayas, AR Rahman’s “Vande Mataram” being played through speakers and the army marching in unison to salute a national flag fluttering in the wind against a clear blue sky interspersed with fluffy white clouds we watched the national flag being unfurled after a series of Independence day ceremonies – It was an epic moment – the kind that gives goosebumps even when you think about it years later.
Legend has it that Lord Brahma was travelling the universe on his “hamsa” when he was captivated by the beauty of a place, now popularly
We began our journey from Dambulla to the Buddhist spiritual center of the country.We drove past a few small towns and villages before we reached
From the Mananthavady town of Wayanad, it is roughly a 40 minutes drive to this fall which lies in the boundary between Kerala and Karnataka in Kutta area. There are signboards that should safely get you to the falls through the only couple of diversions that are present.
The first sight of the Bodhi tree, the caves and the monks – my happiness knew no bounds. I was in a place that I dreamt of several times.
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
When we talk about the history and culture of India, it is impossible to miss the contribution of Hinduism from the early centuries. India, predominantly as a Hindu country, boasts of the rich and varied heritage that centuries have bestowed upon us. In the South, the excellence par architecture of the Hindu temples in Tamil Nadu are worth every travel bloggers dream.
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.
Forever is what it took us to plan a visit to Goa. For years, unknown reasons kept us away from one of the most famous
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
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
What comes to your mind when you think of blue waters and white sands – Thailand, Maldives, Bahamas, Jamaica, Bora bora, Mauritius… The list is
In the heights of Western Ghats, at an elevation of over 5200 feet above the sea level, nestled safely in the mountains is this little
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