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Friday, 9 February 2018

A sunny afternoon by a pond full of lovely water lilies

Here’s something we came across, by the side of a small road, years ago while road-tripping

Mother Nature has a lot in store for us. But we sometimes... okay, more than just sometimes, lose sight of all things beautiful or interesting. Here’s something we came across, by the side of a small road, years ago while road-tripping – A pond full of beautiful water lilies.

Friday, 12 January 2018

Varanga, an idyllic village of Jain Heritage

The Lake Temple and other Jain Temples of Varanga, Karkala

Varanga, a small village in Karkala taluk of Udupi district in Karnataka, is home to thousand year old Jain temples. Here's an account of our visit to this idyllic village of Varanga and its ancient heritages, including the Kere Basadi (Lake temple) and the Neminatha Basadi.

Thursday, 23 November 2017

In Pictures : Some random travel photos that went through Instagram filters

Travel photography enhanced with Instagram filters

We recently (finally) began using the Instagram app and its filters for our travel pictures. Beginning this new Photography section in our blog, here are some random travel photos from our travels that went through Instagram filters and came out nicer.

Sunday, 24 September 2017

World Tourism Day 2017 in perspective : Being a Responsible Traveller

World Tourism Day 2017 - the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development - #TravelEnjoyRespect

As every year, the UN World Tourism Organization is celebrating the World Tourism Day on 27th September 2017. This year, it focuses on sustainable tourism which can contribute to development. Here's why we have taken the pledge to be a responsible traveller, and here's how you can take this pledge too, and help spread the message of this cause and support the campaign.

Monday, 18 September 2017

An enchanting monsoon morning at the Gateway of India

At Apollo Bunder in Colaba, South Mumbai

It was during monsoon, last year, when I was at Mumbai, preparing for a trip northwards and decided to take an unplanned stroll in the city, as I had some time to spare. What better place to begin with, other than the famed Gateway of India, one of the greatest landmarks of Mumbai, I thought, and gave it a visit. The calmness of early morning, coupled with the monsoon breeze and the sound of the pigeons, added an enchanting charm to this grand gateway.