Bali: Mt Batur Sunrise Trek, Tegalalang Rice Fields & Kopi Luwak

Hello, Hope everyone is doing great. I have been wanting to write this post since the time we did the Mt. Batur trek, but then, something or the other came up and I was distracted. Better late than never. So here are some pictures of Mt Batur Sunrise Trek, the famous Tegalalang Rice Fields and the equally famous Kopi Luwak. The idea of Mt. Batur trek was brewing on my ‘to-do” list since the time we started talking about the possibility of travelling to Bali. Reason? My unquenchable thirst for sunsets/sunrises and my love for trekking. Mt Batur is a active …

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Bali: My 1st ever homestay experience

To make the decision whether to book a homestay or not, was probably the utmost difficult task I was challenged with before heading out to Bali. I checked a few yoga retreats and homestays, and filtered the list until I was left with just 2 options. One was a yoga retreat at a beach and the other was a homestay at Ubud, both with the finest ratings on almost every booking website.

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The greens of monsoon

Having spent over a decade at Delhi and shuttling between Delhi and Gurgaon for years, I usually associate Delhi Monsoon to flooded roads and nerve-racking traffic jams. The scene is not that different when I rewind my memories to childhood as well, except for the traffic jams. We witnessed floods every year, and the National Highway that ran very close to my home would be filled with relief camps. Schools were shut down and people lost their homes and cattle and of course the vegetation was ruined. It took months to get back in shape and restore the lost assets. …

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10 Photographs: The Andamans

If I have to describe our Andamans vacation in a word, it would be “Celestial”. A year back, we started looking for the ideal location for our beach vacation in India and we both stared at each other and said, “Of course, the Andamans!”. It was perfect.

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10 Photographs : Himachal Pradesh

I have always found Himachal Pradesh to be delightfully charming. The stunning valleys and its alluring woodlands, the quaint resorts by the hillside and the way the morning sun rays crawl into the bed, the hospitable locals and the sweetest kids with the chubbiest red cheeks, the spectacular sunrises and the softest sunsets, I can go on and on about the charms and hypnotic characteristics of the ever so gorgeous Himachal Pradesh. Be it the hippie cafes near Bhagsu Falls or the delicious cuisines at any food joint at Shimla, the silence at Chail or boisterous Mall Road of white …

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