Category Archive: Travel

Marina Bay Sands- An epitome of elegance

Basically an integrated resort fronting Marina Bay, Marina Bay Sands was established by the Las Vegas Sands and it is considered the most expensive standalone casino property. The three 55-story hotel towers house… Continue reading

A Stranger on the shore

I have spent almost my entire life hearing the sounds of the waves and winds alike. Yet every time I walk into its embracing arms, the strangeness and the newness  encompasses me. I still am a… Continue reading

Madhugiri Fort – The Garrison of South India

Well the petite peek into this peak 3930ft above sea level was just an illusion- it is considered to be the second largest monolith in Asia. The fort accredited to King Hyder Ali… Continue reading

Kambala – An insight into a rural sport of Mangalore

One of the many rural sports existing in the coastal districts of Karnataka (India), Kambala has indeed lived in the hearts of the folk for many a years in Udupi and Mangalore. It’s… Continue reading

Nandi hills- A detour from a bustling city

A little more than 18 months to this trip, and still each and every moment is as stark as it can be etched in my memories. A small hatchback left from Bangalore as… Continue reading

Kudlu-Theertha Falls- A day off in the midst of the Western Ghats

In the midst of it- a thick jungle, a world so away from civilization- there lies this scenic waterfall called the Kudlu-theertha falls about 42km from Udupi in the coastal state of Karnataka,… Continue reading

Jamalabad Fort: In ruins but worth a hike

Jamalabad Fort is an old hilltop fortification almost 8km north of Belthangady and 70km from the coastal city of Mangalore in the state of Karnataka, India. The place is under the shadow of an… Continue reading

Well, it wasn’t my honeymoon at Kullu-Manali !

The Saurkundi Pass trekking expedition was indeed a lifetime experience. I had a little more than a couple days to spare before undertaking my journey back to New Delhi. There wasn’t a concrete… Continue reading