“Horn Please” is a very common message you see on the back of the trucks in India. This could be very strange thing for those who are not from India. One probable reason for “Horn OK Please” phrase being written on the back of trucks is quite obvious. Indian drivers rarely use their side mirrors, … Continue reading Horn Please……. Genealogy of Horn Ok Please
Temples have been the abode of spirituality, peace, culture and heritage all along, in a addition to the place for religious practices. Temples specially in India are marvellous piece of beauty, art and culture. The amazing strength and creativity of human beings of yesteryear in creating such wondrous structures stuns us when you witness the … Continue reading Temples and places of worship
Delhi is the capital of modern India. The population being about 20 mio (2019) It is the fifth populous city in the world. Delhi has been continuously inhabited since the 6th century BCE. It bears the historical events dating back to Mahabharata time. Through most of its history, Delhi has served as a capital of … Continue reading Monuments of Delhi
I have travelled moderately wide & far. Japan was one of it. I have never experienced more helpful and courteous people than Japanese in my life so far. Four incidents I would like to share. I was there for about two weeks. During first week I was with group of six. During second week I … Continue reading Courtesy – Japanese way.
No, I am not writing about Hi Tech Cloth Washing Machines. I am talking about washing our bottom after the daily routine. what prompted me to write about this simplest routine. I am from India. One part of our Government machinery works and spends millions of money on Swatch Bharat (Clean India) mission. Basic theme … Continue reading HiTech Washing
Preamble By end of year 2013 We were discussing our next trek in 2014. I started researching the the locations. Reading the travel blogs of many others travellers and gaining insight from their experiences. One day wife intervened and said why not Kailash Manas Sarovar. We regularly watch a religious / spiritual TV program on … Continue reading Kailash Manasa Sarovar
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
Mayapur is a small town located on the bank of river Ganga, at the confluence of River Jalangi with River Ganga in West Bengal, India. It is about 130 km north of Kolkatta, at least 4 hrs drive from Kolkata airport. The main attraction of the town is Mayapur Dham, the world headquarters of ISKCON. … Continue reading Mayapurdham
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
This is continuation from my previous post of Somanathapura. I finished my photoshoot at Somanathapura by 0945 and headed towards Talakaadu. In the region the bus service is not so frequent. Shared autos ply quite regular and less expensive. I took a shared auto from Somanathapura to Mudukutore. Again another shared auto to reach Talakadu. … Continue reading Talakaadu Temples
Location of Somanathapura: It is about 35 km from Mysore, should take about 45 min. There are many KSRTC buses I guess. I had to find my way from Nanjangud, since I was staying in Nanjangudu. I took a bus from Nanjangudu to T. Narasipura. Tirumanakudalu Narasipura. From T Narasipura I took another KSRTC bus … Continue reading Somanathapura Temple near Mysore
Friend of mine and I were planning to visit some place for photography for quite some time. Just that we could not meet up for one or the other reason. Before last week, we got in touch again and we zeroed in on Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary AKA Sultanpur National Park. Location : Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary … Continue reading One morning with Painted Storks at Sultanpur Birds Sanctuary.