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Weekly Photo Challenge: Glow

This week WordPress weekly photo challenge is Glow I guess the picture below will be apt for the challenge! I call this photograph "The Big Bang" The photo was taken today (Oct 20) during the Diwali celebration in my neighborhood. What I like most in the pic is the explosion cloud in the middle, which… Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: Glow

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Madayipara: A Biodiversity hotspot in Kannur Dt, Kerala

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

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Bhoga Nandeeshwara Temple: Time travel to the past!

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!

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Daily Prompt: FOGGY: A trip to remember!

Note: Post published as part of WordPress Daily Post Challenge When I heard "Foggy", the first thought which came to my mind was a "rain journey" I undertook, where there was a memorable walk through a foggy forest! Read the full review here (Detailed review post!) THE FOGGY FOREST

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Mazha Yatra-A jungle safari into the rainforests of Kerala

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

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Bannerghatta National Park, Bengaluru: Travel review

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

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Gurudongmar Lake (Sikkim)

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)