India

5 things to do in Cherrapunjee
Adventure, Destinations, India, Meghalaya

5 things to do in Cherrapunjee

Last September, I spent a pleasant week in Meghalaya exploring what the state had to offer. And yes, I did visit Cherrapunjee, the “wettest” place on planet earth !!! After spending two surprisingly rain-free days there, here’s my top 5 things to do in Cherrapunjee Visit the “wettest” place on […]

Clouds cover the hills giving little glimpses of the trees atop the peaks
Adventure, Meghalaya, Trekking

The Village at the end of the Road

Join me as I take the long scenic route to Nongjrong village, literally to the end of the road. The clouds lift a little to show the tree tops on the peak of the hill. When I think of Meghalya, I fondly recall views like this from magazines and photo […]

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

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
Karnataka, Travel

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
Adventure, Himachal Pradesh, India, Trekking

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
India, Madhya Pradesh, Wildlife

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. […]