It was half-past eleven on Friday the Feb 9th and my friends-n-colleagues Arjun, Abhijith, and Sourath were busy winding up their tasks for the day. Reply to Emails? Check. Update Redmine with tasks? Check. Assign work to the team? Check. In twenty minutes, we are scheduled to leave for Scotland, not the European destination though,… Continue reading A day trek to Mt. Tadiandamol and stay at Honeyvalley Homestay Coorg
Most of us will know some peculiar places near our hometown which are beautiful picnic spots, but yet to become a mainstream tourist destination! "Madayipara" in Kannur district, Kerala is one such place which I would like to review here. Madayipara is a vast hillock known for its low elevation grasslands, laterite stone tops, ancient temples,… Continue reading Madayipara: A Biodiversity hotspot in Kannur Dt, Kerala
Traveling just 60 odd km away from Bengaluru City will take you to one of the most exquisite and ancient architectural marvel, the Bhoga Nandeeshwara Temple. Believed to be first built-in the early 9th century AD during the Nolamba dynasty era, and modified over centuries under respective ruling dynasties, this place is a must visit for… Continue reading Bhoga Nandeeshwara Temple: Time travel to the past!
Exploring the rainforests of Kerala during Monsoon season should be on every traveler's to do list! On June 24th, 2017, I undertook a memorable journey organized by the Kerala Tourism Dept (hereafter referred as KTD), covering the western ghat rainforests in and around Athirapally Taluk, Thrissur District. This travelogue covers a detailed review of the… Continue reading Mazha Yatra-A jungle safari into the rainforests of Kerala
A visit to Bengaluru City is incomplete if you don't plan a trip to Bannerghatta National Park (referred as BNP hereafter). Located 25 Km south of Bengaluru city, BNP is one of the most exotic national parks in the country. New Review!!! Bhoga Nandeeshwara Temple, near Bangalore. A must visit place ( ^^^ Opens in new… Continue reading Bannerghatta National Park, Bengaluru: Travel review
Review of Gurudongmar Lake: There are a few places in India which we mark in our mind as "places to visit once in our lifetime". From the backwaters of Kerala to the beaches in Goa, Road trip to Ladakh or a cruise to Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Pilgrimage to Varanasi or wandering in Thar desert, the list goes on... And then ....North Sikkim! [Sikkim Tourism,… Continue reading Gurudongmar Lake (Sikkim)
Last December, along with two of my friends, I was fortunate to visit one of the most beautiful places on Earth: Sikkim. During the one week trip, 3 days were spent at the Northern part of Sikkim, and the remaining days at Gangtok as well as spend in travelling. Below are few photos taken during… Continue reading Sikkim: A photo tour!