Vagabonding: 2.5 years on…

Long term travel

It has been a long time on the road. I do not have a base from where I travel to and fro. Nor do I want one for now. Everywhere is home. The exhilaration that fizzed in the first year of travel has gradually settled. The initial adventures on the road have now become routine. […]

My beautiful days in Hampi!


Once the capital of Vijaynagara Empire, Hampi is now in a dilapidated state and it is these ruins which draw history enthusiasts from all over the globe. My eyes lit up as I witnessed the swampy paddy fields through the window shields of the bus I had boarded from Hosapete. Semi-crumbled structures appeared here and there […]

The beauty of Satara- Lesser known Maharashtra!


Surrounded by hills of Western Ghats in all directions, Satara is a town popularly known for Kaas Pathar, a UNESCO heritage site. But that is just the tip of the iceberg. It is the geographical setting of the city though, that makes the place unique and interesting. Little strips of hills stretch all around, leaving […]

Vagabonding: 15 months on…


The adventures have begun. I have lived a few lives. The stories keep piling up. I do not recall them; all at a time. Some days are tough. This is what I have chosen for myself. Traded money for time. I spend my days as I wish. The desires are limited. There is no rushing […]

Life in Varanasi- Ghats & People!


Home to Lord Shiva, Varanasi (also known as Banaras or Kashi) is one of the most ancient cities in the world. To put down into words my experience in this city, will be difficult. You’ve got to be here to feel it. To believe it. The rush and the madness. I had mixed feelings during […]

2 months in Sikkim! What did I do?

Sikkim blog

Sikkim possesses raw beauty. It doesn’t scream for attention. The state is on hilly terrain. In its season, rivers and waterfalls flow through the state. Water which is pristine, gushing directly from the snow-capped mountains, which are in themselves, a sight to behold. I had planned at least 2 months in the state. And 63 […]