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chinese temple in mumbai

Kwan Tai Shek – The Chinatown of Aamchi Mumbai

China Town in Mumbai? A town habited by Chinese? How is that possible? Yes, this was my first reaction when I heard about a Chinese temple located at Mazgaon in Mumbai. Honestly, I was totally unaware of the Chinese religions and Gods. Hours of research about the same lured my  curious mind to barge into this hidden jewel on a Sunday morning ...
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indian solo female travelers

For that Conservative and Scared Mind: Get your Dose of Inspiration from these Indian Solo Female Travelers

In my quest of traveling solo, I have ventured around traveling to the remote villages and trekking to the unfrequented hills in the Himalayas. Though solo travel is a currently trending concept in India, I still meet people around who give “What nonsense!!” look when they discover that I am not accompanied by anyone and am traveling alone *Alone?? OMG, eyes wide open and a startled frown*. There is another lot who finds this idea of roaming around solo very inspiring and are awed at my courage of traveling solo. Recently, when I expressed my wish to go on a ...
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Fontainhas Goa

A walk through the Colourful Portuguese Colony of Goa – Photo story

The state of Goa is certainly blessed with amazing geographic location along with variety in culture and architecture. The state was once a Portuguese colony and still has many beautiful reminiscent of the Portuguese era. One of such places is located in the capital city of Panjim. Fountainhas area, near Ourem Creek in Panjim has the Latin quarters of the Portuguese colonists ...
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Goa Spice Plantation Tour

An Aromatic Trail through the Tropical Spice Plantation

India is famous as the Land of Spices. It was for the spices that the Europeans took hell lot of effort to find a new route to India. The spices brought riches not only to India but also to the merchants who sold it all over the world. Since the time immemorial they have been a must have ingredients  in the kitchens of even the best of the chefs ...
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off beat things to do at kasol

Explore the Hippie Hash Town of the Himalayas

The Stoner’s paradise  to a nature lover’s dream destination, Kasol proves to be a perfect place for every kind of traveler.  The beauty of gushing river of Parvati to the Trans music, everything about Kasol is alluring and mesmerizing. The first timers usually have two types of experiences. Either they feel that there is too much to explore and see or they just remain confined to the main streets of Kasol forming a dusty image of the town in their minds. I have been in love with this town since the time I heard about it. The visit and exploration ...
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Grahan Village - Himachal

Visit this Untouched Gem of the Parvati Valley

Beyond the hustle and bustle of the most happening town of Kasol lies hidden among the hills, an ancient village of Grahan. The local claims it to be as old as the historic town of Malana. The beauty of this place is untouched by the tourists and trekkers (Written and visited in 2016) and is thus in its purest form. Unlike Malana, the people of Grahan are very friendly and the village is way much cleaner than Malana. Till 2014, when I visited it the first time, the village didn’t have any guest house or hotel. And just within the ...
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Where am I travelling now……

January to March - Winter treks in Sahayadris

May - Solo Trip to Macleodganj and a trek to Triund followed by Sarpass Trek with YHAI
Exploratory trip to Amritsar

June to August - Monsoon Treks in Sahayadris near Mumbai

September - A trip to South India Chennai - Mahabalipuram - Pondicherry - Chidambaram - Thanjavur - Tiruchirapalli - Madurai - Chennai - Kanchipuram

October to November - Rajasthan ( Jaipur - Bikaner - Pushkar - Kota)
Gujarat (Vadodara - Junagadh - Somnath - Gir National Park)

December - Madhya Pradesh (Ujjain - Indore - Omkareshwar - Mandu - Maheshwar)

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