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Hampi - Ruins of the magnificent Vijayanagara

Part 1 – Virupaksha temple, Hemakuta hill and other surrounding monuments at Hampi, a World Heritage site in KarnatakaHampi, the famous world …

Archaeology

Udaipur - The City of Lakes

A Trip to the famed historical city in RajasthanUdaipur, aptly called the city of lakes, placed in foothills of the enchanting Aravali mountain range …

Tripura

5 best practices for Summer Travel

Summer travel tips – How to travel better in summerWith summer in India right around the corner with some long weekends, it wouldn’t be a bad idea to …

Travel

Somanathapura Keshava Temple

One of the finest of Hoysala style architectures, in Mysore, Karnataka<p>Keshava Temple at Somanathapura (a.k.a Somnathpur, Somanathpur, etc.) , just 36 …

How to keep away mosquitoes and avoid their bites during travels

Travel Pests – The Mosquitoes; and tips on how to keep them awayWhether you’re visiting beaches, monuments, forests, or trying to spend a nice …

Mosquitoes

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-trippingMother Nature has a lot in store for us. But we …

Gardening

Sringeri Vidyashankara Temple

And Sharadamba temple at Sringeri, Chikkamagalur district, Karnataka<p>The small town of Sringeri, amidst the lush green Western Ghats is one of the …

Wayanad, a serene hill station in Western Ghats of Kerala

<b>Trip to Wayanad, A hill station in Western Ghats, Kerala</b><p>Set high on the Western Ghats with altitudes ranging from 700 to 2100 metres, Wayanad is a …

An evening at Panambur Beach

<b>In Mangalore, Dakshina Kannada , Karnataka</b><p>Panambur Beach is the most popular, well connected and most visited beach in Mangalore city (now, …

Eastern Gray Squirrels of Minnesota

Some cute little joys of travellingIn Minnesota I made some cute little friends, the eastern gray squirrels. They are my little friends who visit my …

Minnesota

An evening at Tannirbavi Beach

<b>In Mangalore, Dakshina Kannada , Karnataka</b><p>One fine evening, a couple of weeks ago, we headed out to Tannirbavi Beach, one of the popular beaches in …

An enchanting monsoon morning at the Gateway of India

At Apollo Bunder in Colaba, South MumbaiIt was during monsoon, last year, when I was at Mumbai, preparing for a trip northwards and decided to take …

India

Varanga, an idyllic village of Jain Heritage

The Lake Temple and other Jain Temples of Varanga, KarkalaVaranga, a small village in Karkala taluk of Udupi district in Karnataka, is home to …

Karnataka

The great Manastambha and other temples of Karkala

The famed Jain centre in Udupi district, Karnataka<p>Karkala town in Udupi district of Karnataka is home to several historically significant hundreds of …

Asia Travel

Bahubali Gomateshwara monolith of Karkala

The famed Jain centre in Udupi district, Karnataka<p>Photo by: Pradeep Hegde.<p>On our second visit to Karkala and its Jain temples, we also visited the …

Asia Travel

Chaturmukha Basadis of Karkala

The Four-Faced Symmetrical Jain Temples of Karkala, the famed Jain centre in Udupi district, Karnataka<p>Karkala, a town in Udupi district in Karnataka …

Asia Travel

Lepakshi Veerabhadra Swamy Temple

And other Vijayanagar style architectural marvels at Lepakshi, in Anantapur district , Andhra Pradesh<p>The legendary Lepakshi is famous for its about …

Bengaluru to Kolkata Road Trip – 2,060 Kilometres in a car

A long, but pleasant journey of over two thousand kilometersSome months ago, we went on a long journey from Bengaluru to Kolkata, via Hyderabad, a …

Kolkata

Thousand pillared Jain Temple in Moodabidri

Tribhuvana Tilaka Chudamani basadi – at Moodabidri, near Mangalore, Karnataka<p>Tribhuvana Tilaka Chudamani basadi, the largest and finest of its kind …

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

Travel photography enhanced with Instagram filtersWe recently (finally) began using the Instagram app and its filters for our travel pictures. …

Travel Photography

Ruins of Barkur

<b>Near Udupi and Kundapur, in Karnataka</b><p>It was one of those days when you have some free time on your hand but not a clue what to do with it. Having a …

A blissful morning by the Batapady beach

<b>At Thalapady, Ullal - near Mangalore, in Karnataka</b><p>At first, it sounded like a crazy idea, but hey, “anything to rid the life of its monotony”, I …

Travel Stories

Our travels, trips, journeys, and excursions - with authentic insights about the places we've been to.<p>Recent Travel Stories<p>View all Travel …

World Tourism Day 2017 in perspective : Being a Responsible Traveller

World Tourism Day 2017 - the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development - #TravelEnjoyRespectAs every year, the UN World Tourism …

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