India

Trekking to see the Root Bridges of Nongriat
Trekking, Adventure, Meghalaya

Trekking to see the Root Bridges of Nongriat

In Meghalaya – the land of clouds and mist, bridges in the jungles are grown and not built !!! Join me as I trek into the jungles to see this unique phenomenon. I look at the twin bridges overhead. I can make out the dangling roots as I marvel at […]

5 strange things you encounter in Hampi
Travel, Karnataka

5 strange things you encounter in Hampi

Hidden underground meeting rooms, pillars that make melodious music, ancient temples – these are some of the strange things you encounter in the ancient ruined city of Hampi. Come let’s explore Hampi.   I am in Hampi for a quick extended weekend trip to explore the ruins. Over the next […]

An Unexpected Hike in Spiti Valley
Trekking, Adventure, India, Himachal Pradesh

An Unexpected Hike in Spiti Valley

Join mountaineer Sharath Vishnu, as he reminisces about a wonderful solo trek in the scenic Spiti Valley, in this guest post. After the expedition that I had planned for several months had to be packed off after an injury to my partner, I was sitting in Batal trying to figure out what […]

The forest had a different look with patches of controlled fires adding a dash of black to the landscape
Wildlife, India, Madhya Pradesh

Return to the Jungle Book

The burnt grass lines either side of the forest trail, as we venture yet again into the jungle. It’s my second trip to Pench and I still haven’t spotted the elusive tiger, yet. Last year I ventured into the jungles of Pench in the hope of spotting the elusive tiger. […]

A walk among the flowers
Travel, India, Maharashtra

A walk among the flowers

Clouds covered the trail in the distance, as the path vanished into nothingness. On both sides of the path there were hundreds of little purple blooms, adding color to the greyness. I am in Kaas, the poetically named “Plateau of Flowers”. Walking in the clouds, I begin to think that […]

The Lost Mansion of Goa
Travel, Art, India, Goa

The Lost Mansion of Goa

We are searching for the Menezes Braganza Pereira house, an old colonial mansion in Chandor, Goa. Home to exquisite handicrafts dating to over 350 years, the house is apparently a sight to behold. Let’s see what we find here. We were navigating through the narrow by-lanes of rural Goa, when […]