So the story goes like this…. I was in the middle of planning solo bike ride trip from Bangalore to Kanyakumari(to be covered in another blog), when I stumbled upon an article on Rameshwaram. Once I read it, I was sold to the idea of including an extra day in Rameshwaram for the holy bath… Read More Divine Experience! Holy bath to wash the sins…
“You will be in Mumbai during the Ganesh Chaturthi”, that’s what my wife predicted about 10 days before the Ganesh Chaturthi festival, when I returned back to Bangalore from Mumbai. I did put a wager on it because I was sure that I am not going back to Mumbai soon. Little that I know that… Read More Ganesh Chaturthi, As a Mumbaikar!
All right – it’s been a while, work and travel kept me busy. Spending lots of time in India especially in Mumbai(as the locals would say Amchi Mumbai), made me realize that I am in love with the city I never imagined to live in. I instantly started missing Mumbai, when I went on a… Read More Amchi Mumbai….
“Give Time a break…..Pondicherry” , the tag line one will see at many prominent locations in Pondicherry. Pondicherry or Puducherry, is one of the Union Territories of India, and was under French rule till 1954. It’s also known as “The French Riviera of the East”, the French influence can be prominently felt in Pondicherry. The… Read More Pondicherry….’Give Time a Break’!
My favorite meal of the day is breakfast, and whenever I find spare time on my hands, I go extra mile to get the unique meal experience. Over the course of last few months, I was on roll to visit various places for breakfast. Having visited many, I got my own top list(not in particular… Read More Craving for Breakfast – My List of ‘Top 12 in Bangalore’
Midweek discussion to go for a weekend ride with colleagues quickly turned into the concrete plan when all of the riding enthusiastic(s) were sold to idea of driving to Bandipur National Forest. Bandipur National Park is regarded as one of the most visited and beautiful national parks of India. Settled along the Mysore-Ooty highway in… Read More Bangalore to Bandipur ….. Bike Trip
Trains, the train stations, the railroad tracks, signals, railways crossing as a matter of fact anything to do with train transport, makes me nostalgic. My father worked with Indian Railways, and I practically grew up with very close association to trains, traveled the length and breadth of India on them. Till date, I miss no… Read More Hill Railways of India