Category Archive: India

Hampta Pass: The backpack goes there again

I have had this habit of picking up a stone from every trek I have been to. But when you see that the bag that houses the stones getting filled rapidly, you start… Continue reading

9 Reasons why Mumbai is an amazing city

Call it ‘the city that never sleeps’ or ‘the city of dreams’, Mumbai just doesn’t cease to amaze me. I am not much of a city freak but I return back from Mumbai… Continue reading

Pondicherry: Give time a break

Six thousand miles from France, there exists a small French town on the Coromandel coast of India- the little essence of France still lingering in the atmosphere with baked baguettes and croissants, clean… Continue reading

Saurkundi Pass-A backpack’s journey up the Himalayas

It was a dream. A dream conjured from just an image; a miserable reproduction in which the jagged peaks stood white against a grotesquely blackened and scratched sky. But it didn’t matter, for… Continue reading

A hike to the Dudhsagar Waterfalls

My bucket list was brimming. And the Dudhsagar falls was at the brim. But then, one monsoon went after the other and I just couldn’t make it there. But this time, I was… Continue reading

Munnar- a paradise in the God’s own country

A beautiful, little town stays hidden among the dense forests of the Western Ghats in Kerala in the southern India. The confluence of three streams in the midst of God’s own country; the… Continue reading

A cup of Coffee in Kodaikanal

It was still very early in the morning as I sat sipping my cup of hot filter coffee in a little shack that overlooked sparse villages and farms which lay scattered in the valley below.… Continue reading

The Kingdom of Goa

So incidentally one day I stepped into this hinterland. It wasn’t just to enjoy the shade and the groves of the trees. It was to find something different: a balm on the busy… Continue reading

Pretty Little Layers!

Telling its story, showcasing its beauty and underlining its purpose in the micro or the macro environment- a layer is what stands out distinctly from all the other features.  I would like to draw a little layered picture of… Continue reading

The Prodigal Sun

“How sweet the morning air is! See how that one little cloud floats like a pink feather from some gigantic flamingo. Now the red rim of the sun pushes itself over the London… Continue reading