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Surreal Spiti – The magical cold desert

"At last they entered a world - a valley of leagues where the high hills were fashioned of the mere rubble and refuse from off the knees of the mountains... Surely the Gods live here. Beaten down by the silence and the appalling sweep of dispersal of the cloud-shadows after rain. This place is no… Continue reading Surreal Spiti – The magical cold desert

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Vagabonding in Varkala!

Another birthday was rolling around the corner, another year had passed and I wanted to go on another trip to 'celebrate' growing older and hopefully wiser. So a month before my trip I had chalked down everything , zeroed down on Varkala for a solo trip. But when you have sisters, what does a "solo"… Continue reading Vagabonding in Varkala!

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Of secret beaches and lazy streets – escape to the sleepy town called GOKARNA!

As my birthday weekend was rolling around the corner, I decided to gather my friends and take a trip to this beautiful beach town called Gokarna in Karnataka. It is also home to the famous Mahabaleshwar Temple, however we were more interested in exploring the pristine beaches. Gokarna is like an extension of Goa but for… Continue reading Of secret beaches and lazy streets – escape to the sleepy town called GOKARNA!

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La Plus Belle Puducherry – Give time a break!

  The calendar had been marked for a while now and a break from the hustle was a must!  A trip with my bestie was on the cards. But, boy, it was over before we knew it 😦 We had but 2 agenda, one to eat till we drop and two be beach bums! Pondicherry… Continue reading La Plus Belle Puducherry – Give time a break!

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Breathtakingly Beautiful Bhutan!

Wow. Simply wow. That's the reaction I had when we are about to land in Paro. Amidst the mighty Himalaya's we could barely see the landing strip. The pilot sure has some mad skills! We left from Paro to Thimphu - the capital - immediately on landing. The drive was beautiful. In-spite of having travelled for 15… Continue reading Breathtakingly Beautiful Bhutan!

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Don’t Worry, be Hampi!

Yes, I said I will keep my promise and write often but I was busy enjoying my Holi and Easter week off In Hampi! So hop on as we discover this beautiful historical town together 😀 One of the best (extended weekend) getaway's in India is the 'mystical' land and the former capital of the… Continue reading Don’t Worry, be Hampi!

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Forks on the Road: a new chapter!

So I thought of giving this writing thing another shot. New name for the blog, a fresh start! (I am kidding, I unfortunately, like an idiot, deleted my previous one and the domain isn't available anymore. Sigh, only if we could have enumerable "Rahuls" on the World Wide Web as well!) What better day to start writing… Continue reading Forks on the Road: a new chapter!