Udaipur is located in Rajasthan, is also referred to as the ‘Venice of the East. The city is located around the water lakes and is surrounded by lush green hills of Aravallis. Udaipur was founded in 1553 by Maharana Udai Singh II as the capital of the Mewar Kingdom. Even now, this city offers an… Read More Udaipur – Capital of Mewar Kingdom!
For a while, I was planning to do a bike trip, and Kanyakumari was on my travel itinerary for long. I happen to combine both and set off on a road trip to Kanyakumari. Since I was flexible and had lots of time available for this trip, I decided to take few detours, travel at… Read More My Royal Enfield, Me and Road to Kanyakumari!
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 The sounds of City! 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
Mumbai, earlier known as Bombay, is the capital of Maharashtra and the largest city of India. There are two different stories on how Mumbai/Bombay got its name . According to one Bombay got its name from ‘Bom Bahia’, meaning “Beautiful Bay”, given by a Portuguese and this was later popularized as Bombay by the British. … Read More Mumbai….Highlights of my Trip