It all began with Drass. The discovery of beauty in barren brown mountains, the intensity of (let’s call them) anti-green landscapes and the thumping sound of the heart in the ears. The landscape of brown barren mountains starts in Drass Drass was the town we chose to spend our first ever high […]Read More
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“Are you sure”, we were asked by the car rental agency we went to for hiring a car to Champaner. Champaner Pavagadh Archaeological Park is a UNESCO world heritage site which apparently no one had heard of! We had a little squabble with the car agency when I decided to […]Read More
Ever since Simon, our friend in Wellington had pointed to the part of the South Island of New Zealand that looked like a kiwi, and said that it was the most beautiful part of New Zealand, we knew we had to make our way to the Golden Bay. That it […]Read More
We had decided to take the offbeat route to the Golden Bay in the South Island of New Zealand. Accordingly, we had gone from the Interislander ferry terminal to Nelson and done a day trip to the Abel Tasman National Park. We decided to use Motueka as our transit stop […]Read More
Agreed, Mahabaleshwar is as touristy as it gets. But that doesn’t make it any less beautiful. Its forest cover is as dense and the weather as lovely despite the crowds that throng Mahabaleshwar these days. So, instead of banishing it – for this visit, we challenged ourselves to see this […]Read More
We saw the “land far far away”, of all the childhood stories and travel tales, when we travelled to the Zanskar valley. The beauty of the Zanskar landscapes changed our definition of beautiful. And in its – in your face – isolation, we learnt a whole lot about ourselves! How […]Read More