Deoriyatal is a Himalayan lake surrounded a beautiful meadows of Uttrakhand. To add to the setting, the lake overlooks the mighty Chaukhamba peak, making this location one of the best campsites in India! I reached this location in the April of 2017, a season when the entire 2 kilometer long trail from Sari Village toContinue reading “#PicRover- Deoriyatal Trek”
A glimpse of the famous Dasera Parade (Jumboo Savari) of Mysuru!
The living root bridges of Meghalaya, India are one of the most exotic structureson this planet. View them here.
A journey to one of the most incredible hidden secret of Meghalaya, India- Nohwet Bamboo Skywalk
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”
It’s surprising how train journeys closely mimic the cycle of life. We meet people, make friends, only to let them go and find new ones- thereby knitting an endless chain of emotions- only to be felt but never to be broken. But again, what is life, but a collection of such journeys.
Ever been compelled to watch a horror movie in the dead of night even though you know it would lead to countless sleepless nights? Ever been infatuated with the idea of exploring a haunted house? No? Yes? I was. So were four of my friends. The big question was – where? Residing in DelhiContinue reading “Bhangarh : The Ruined City and The Ghosts I Met There”
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.
If you missed Part 1, read here – My Sojourn in Kolukkumalai (Part 1) – An Early Appointment With The Sun and Suicide Points Alam (our driver) was telling us about his daily life before we stopped at the suicide point. He was used to making three, sometimes four round trips to the Kolukkumalai factory. That isContinue reading “My Sojourn in Kolukkumalai (Part 2) – The Tea Factory, The Workers And Some Conversations”
Nice things have happen to you when you travel. we share with you, the best Indian treats We had in 2015 (and where to find them)
Disclaimer : You will feel very hungry. And you will need to travel.
.. 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!
“And that is the suicide point”, our driver said and allowed the jeep to splutter to a halt so that we could scramble out. A tall rock, smooth and majestic, which reminded me of the hacked torso of an unfortunate lone messenger who dared to carry a peace treaty to the enemy barracks, was theContinue reading “My Sojourn in Kolukkumalai (Part 1) – An Early Appointment With The Sun and Suicide Points”
I was taken by the brilliant salesmanship. Many people who would not bat an eyelid at a saint could be seen donating generously. I was impressed.
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.