Manipur & I – A Personal Account of our Love Story

Manipur and I have always been in a long distance relationship. For the last 38 years of my life, my home state and I have been seeing each other once a year (if at all) and like all long distance lovers, the 7 days a year that we meet up, we only (choose to) seeContinue reading “Manipur & I – A Personal Account of our Love Story”

Ladakh Roadtrip Day 2: Khardung La & Nubra Valley

Intense… Forceful… Bewildering… These are the first 3 adjectives that come to my mind when I try to describe Ladakh. The people, the geography, the pot-potpourri of cultures everything evokes such compelling emotions that its difficult to put them in precise words. My visit to Ladakh and the roadtrip I took across Khardung La andContinue reading “Ladakh Roadtrip Day 2: Khardung La & Nubra Valley”

Leh: Start to the Highest Roadtrip in India (Day 1)

I visited Ladakh for the first time when I was 7 years old and the second time when I was 8. Ladakh wasn’t considered “cool” then. Not many were aware that a region actually even lay north of Kashmir that was a part of India and was home to the world’s highest & coldest battlefieldContinue reading “Leh: Start to the Highest Roadtrip in India (Day 1)”

DO NOT MISS: The Sarafa Bazaar Chowpaty in Indore

Its not everyday that one gets to travel to a city 500 kms away for a night on a whim and hence when I got a chance to do so, I jumped at the opportunity… The purpose of my visit is a story in itself but what I want to share with you all todayContinue reading “DO NOT MISS: The Sarafa Bazaar Chowpaty in Indore”

Roadtrip: Pune to Nashik

Let’s go on a ROADTRIP! I think doing roadtrips with someone is the best way to bond… I don’t know, its probably about being “confined” in a closed space (I mean a car!) or being “coupled” with someone else (like on a motorbike!) for long periods of time kind of compels you to connect withContinue reading “Roadtrip: Pune to Nashik”

7 Things To Do in Pondicherry

Exploring a city takes time, energy and then a little more time… However, when you know you have less than 5 days in hand and have a brand new city to unearth, you do the smart thing and google the top ‘n’ things to do in the city. I do this every time I amContinue reading “7 Things To Do in Pondicherry”

Destination: Pondicherry

A few years ago my sister and I made a pact… We decided that every year we would take a trip just the two of us, to a destination that both of us had never been to and to mark the beginning of the deal we zero-ed onto Pondicherry… A Little About Pondicherry A UnionContinue reading “Destination: Pondicherry”