Tag Archive: trek

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

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

The Tale of a Walk- East Coast Park to Changi Beach Park

This is a story of three Indians, a French man and a Singaporean. Long long ago (i.e. a little more than a year ago), these five exemplary men from the planet Earth set… 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

St. Mary’s Islands – An escape to a little paradise

St. Mary’s Islands are a group of four islands in the Arabian Sea off the coast of Malpe in the coastal district of Udupi in the state of Karnataka, India. They are known for their distinctive geological formations of columnar basaltic… Continue reading

The unusual prospects !

“Its all in the eye of the onlooker.”  A change of view could easily manoeuvre a change in perception, bring in the essence of depth or the embedded shallowness.  To look at the world through 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

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

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