Photographs from Trident, Jaipur

Usually, I write about the hotels we stay in, when I write about our trips. Last year, when we traveled to Chennai and the Andamans, maybe out of exhilaration of visiting the Islands , I totally skipped writing about our stay in Chennai. We stayed at Trident over there and it was the best hotel experience ever. To me, hospitality is the first thing that pops in my head whenever I describe my experience at the hotel. The condition of the hotel, the room, the bed, the food…all come next to the kind of treatment received at the hotel. This time, …

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Jaipur (An impromptu trip to the pink city)

We are just back from Jaipur. It was a sudden plan and we are glad we did it. We had an awesome drive both to and fro, and the stay was nothing short of spectacular. Despite the summer heat growling at this part of India, we chose Jaipur. We did not have several days in hand for the trip, so we chose Jaipur. It is nearby and NH8 makes a good drive. Plus, there were several hotels to choose from. Being a three days trip, it was neither exhausting nor boring. Every day was well spent and somehow we managed …

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Delhi to Nagau and back – 1

When mornings start early And the white sheet of fog disappears The woolens slowly start settling in the storage beds Silently, the summers have arrived And when the mountains call your name You don’t stop till you get your dose of the mountain air. (My thoughts as I start writing about our journey) This time the destination was Nagau, which is a village pretty close to Chakrata, Uttarakhand.

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Some wonderful people

Several times, all the journeys that we undertake, all the photographs that make us smile, all the stories that light up our little world, comes down to people. There are a few people you meet during these journeys, that leave an impression and years later, when you see their photograph, the memories become so vivid that you can actually relive the moment. This post is about some people I met in 2015, that left an impression on me.

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Welcome to Pushkar, Rajasthan : 1

We recently did a 3 day trip from Delhi to Pushkar, again a roadtrip.  Rajasthan has become a second home to me. Notwithstanding the fact that mountains will always be my first love, Rajasthan and its colours have continued to lure me and by now, I am totally trapped in its beauty and grandeur. The fine stretch of highway is yet other reason to keep on going back to Rajasthan. We started off with the trip early in the morning so that we can check in to our resort by noon. View from a cafe, overlooking the Pushkar Lake Pushkar …

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