A glimpse of the famous Dasera Parade (Jumboo Savari) of Mysuru!
Title: The Colours Remain Location: Jamali Kamali, Mehrauli Archaeological Park, Delhi Beyond the bustling lanes of Mehrauli, in the domineering shadows of the Qutab Minar, lies a oft forgotten gem known as Mehrauli Archaeological Park. Despite being widly covered by the plethora of the Indian travel bloggers, it still remains way from the eyes of the usual tourist. The tombContinue reading “SlowRover Snapshots #23”
Title: The Bamboo Skywalk Location: Nohwet Village, Meghalaya, North East India You’ll rarely find its mention in any Meghalaya itinerary found online or in travel guides. Neither will the locals persuade you to give this hidden gem a visit. But find it, you must! This Bamboo Skywalk is located in beautiful Meghalayan village called Nohwet, at a distance of about 80Continue reading “SlowRover Snapshots #22”
Title: The Monks Location: Swayambhunath Temple, Kathmandu, Nepal You need to traverse a total of 365 stairs to reach the Monkey Temple of Kathmandu- ‘The Swayambhunath’. The climb is steep, often disclosing an impossible to climb gradient of ascent. But once you reach the top, it is a sight to behold. The entire city of Kathmandu is in frontContinue reading “SlowRover Snapshots #21”
Title: Old and New Location: Ross Island, Andaman, India Beauty, it is said, lies in the eyes of the beholder. All things are beautiful, however, it is us who should be able to see the magic within. Ross Island is a perfect example of this apparent subjectivity. An island, which was once the seat of the mighty British Empire, now lies inContinue reading “SlowRover Snapshots #20”
Cozily perched in the lap of one of the most beautiful valleys of nature, the Dal Lake possesses the wizardry to enchant even the most reluctant tourists.
.. she gave an expression that was part happiness and part disbelief. After all, this was the first time she was watching her own face on a phone screen!
The compartment was abuzz with a distinct sound. Our train had stopped at Manamadurai Junction, a small station that falls on the route from Madurai and Rameshwaram.
Title: Old Man and his Fish
Location: Gangasagar, West Bengal
Title: Behroopiya Location: Vrindavan, Uttar Pradesh He claims to be Kishan from a small UP village- I doubt if either of that is true. For he is a Behroopiya; ‘an Impersonator’. A man with no identity, yet identifying himself with everyone around him. He chooses to live a part of their lives- people he meets on the streets, people heContinue reading “SlowRover Snapshots #15”
Title: Anaconda’s lair in Kerala Location: Poovar, Kerala I hope you won’t judge me for admitting that I haven’t seen any of the movies of the Anaconda franchise. Sure I have seen a scene or two while surfing channels but my attention has always been stolen by Colin Firth playing Darcy or Ellen’s wisecracks. So, IContinue reading “SlowRover Snapshots #14”
Take a long walk on the Charles Bridge and it will be difficult to not be overpowered by the delicious scent of fresh trdelník in the air. Krusta is one good place to try the traditional Czech pastry.
SR Snapshots #12: Backpacking in Nepal is a serendipity in itself. I met this little guy during a backpacking expedition in Pokhara.
“Do you know what I am doing bhaiya? I am trying to break the hula-hoop world record!”
Imagine watching the sun rising from the distant horizon while being perched on one such stone.
While exploring the Hemis monastery, I ran into this young man. Instantly, my hands whipped out my camera, thinking about how good his red robes would look against the white. But he shook his face in anger and turned away. But as I stowed away my camera, he beckoned. He simply took the chocolate I held in my other hand and asked me to proceed with the photo.
So, by renouncing a bar of chocolate I managed to click this image.