Once a while one must break free from the routine, monotonous day today activities, freak out to an unknown, some where close to nature, lush green, white snow, mighty mountain, crystal clear river and cleanse yourself. Well, the first quote above is not mine, but I liked. Other statement is mine, and I am sure … Continue reading Sarpass Trek – Himalayan Beauty and adventure
Chandni Chowk – the chaos and miracle juxtaposed. I have no idea how things work in Chandni Chowk. It is a place in Delhi, where you can get almost anything, everything. Be it fashion jewellery, dress materials, camera stuff, mobile, music equipment, shoes, goggles, spices, dry fruits, street food, sweets,……………………………………………….. endless. There are shops in … Continue reading MIRACULOUS CHANDNI CHOWK, AND SPICE MARKET, DELHI
The Red Fort is a historic fort in the city of Delhi in India. It was the main residence of the emperors of the Mughal Dynasty for nearly 200 years, until 1856. It is located in the centre of Delhi and houses a number of museums and Mughal time buildings. In addition to accommodating the emperors … Continue reading Red Fort – Delhi
India Gate is a War Memorial built in the memory of those 70000 soldiers belonging to British Indian Army, died during the first world war from 1914 to 1921, in France, Flanders, Mesopotamia, Persia, East Africa, Gallipoli, and during third Anglo – Afgan war. It was started in 1921 and completed in 1931 February. Designed … Continue reading India Gate – War Memorial.
This week I visited Purana Qila, Old Fort in Delhi. This is the original spot where Pandavas built Indraprastha Palace during Mahabharata time. This is actually called as Pandavon ka qila. I had no clue that I would visit a spot that has a direct link to the spot which I visited last time. Last … Continue reading Monuments of Delhi – Purana Qila,
People from all over the country and world visit Delhi. The city is full of historical spots, monuments and museums. I stay close to Delhi, yet rarely visited monuments. Last Sunday me and one of my friend with common interest of photography decided to spend a morning at a monument. We set out to visit … Continue reading Monuments of Delhi – Humayun’s Tomb
Bheemeshwara is a beautiful lush green spot with a blend of an ancient temple, a sleek waterfall, a green patch to trek, and a place where one can enjoy a vegetarian homely meal. The road itself is enchanting – filled with lush green forest along side. Road is good too. We did not trek here … Continue reading Bheemeshwara – weekend getaway trekking spot.
Kudli – A picturesque serene place near Shimoga, Karnataka, India. Shimoga is about 300 km from Bangalore, has good train and bus connectivity. The place is confluence of two important rivers of Karnataka. Tunga and Bhadra confluence here to form Tungabhadra river. In India the place where two or more major rivers join to form … Continue reading Week end visit to Kudli near Shimoga,Karnataka
I do not have any leave left with me. I still wanted to go on a trek this year some how. I almost became restless for not being able to trek in the lush green woods. Only way was to use weekend or long weekend. I hit upon https://indiahikes.com/ portal, which offered weekend treks. One … Continue reading Week-end Trek to Parashar Lake.
For last few years I went on mountain trek at least once a year. This time we decided to merge pilgrimage with a safari.We visited Sri Dwarakadheesh, Sri Somanatheshwara and Gir forest. In between Diu too. Location of Gir : Gir pride is about 380 km from Ahamadabad air port in state of Gujarat in … Continue reading Lion Safari at Gir Forest
The month of March – Holi and Good Friday holiday in sequence. A loooong week end. We set out for Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary, in Rajasthan. Bharatapur is four and half hour journey from Gurgaon. There are three routes to follow. The route from Gurgaon: Best time to visit: It is from December to February. March … Continue reading Day out in Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary
It is a long week end again. Birding time at Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary, near Gurgaon. Location : Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary is about 25 km from my house in Gurgaon. http://www.sultanpurbirdsanctuary.com/ Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary is a very popular national park of India. located in Sultanpur village, Farukhnagar,Gurugram district in Haryana State. Sultanpur village is located 40 … Continue reading Long weekend with Birds – Sultanpur Birds Sanctuary