Destination: India

Gateway of India | Mumbai

By    November 15th 2016    4 Comments  Posted in Maharashtra, Mumbai, West

My visit to Mumbai a year ago was not for travelling but attending my brother for hospital checkup. But this is Mumbai and whatever may be your engagement you will at least end up with visiting the Gateway of India! Gateway of India, a monumental memento of British Rule in India, stands on the waterfront […]

Badrinath Temple and The Neelkanth Peak

By    July 4th 2016    6 Comments  Posted in Badrinath, India, Pilgrimage, Uttarakhand

Holy Badrinath Temple, one of the Char (four) Dham (pilgrimage centre) in India, is the temple of Lord Vishnu in Uttarakhand. Nestled in the lap of Himalayan mountain ranges, this colourful temple stands with the river Alakananda flowing on its front and the magnificent peak Neelkanth, also known as ‘Garhwal Queen’ on its back.  Just imagine, […]

Patwon Ki Haveli – The Glorious Mansion in Jaisalmer

By    May 29th 2016    9 Comments  Posted in India, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan

Haveli means a mansion. They were belonged to the ministers of the Kings, rich merchants and Zamindars. They symbolized the power and prestige in the society. In Jaisalmer, Patwas were very rich traders along the old silk route. They built the Patwon Ki Haveli which took over 50 years to complete and became one of […]

Namdapha National Park | Arunachal Pradesh

Our journey to a wild and relatively unexplored National Park in India, Namdapha National Park, started early in the morning.  There was a well maintained road from Digboi in Assam to Jagun Check Gate in Arunachal Pradesh. But the road thereafter was horrible. Miao, a small town in Changlang district and our entry point to […]

Kaho and Kibithu |The Eastern Most Parts of India

By    May 12th 2016    32 Comments  Posted in Arunachal Pradesh, East Arunachal, India

We reached the eastern most part of India bordering with China. Here, a banner in the lone shop received us with ‘Welcome to Kaho’. It is a small shop but no less than a mini departmental store. You get here everything including apparels, footwear, cosmetics, groceries, foods, tea, beer and whisky. And on the front desk, […]