100 books

Just revisited my list of books read from 2015 , still 5 months to go but happy to reach 100 books since 2015. There might be few repetitions but definitely a list you must have a look at. So here it goes: Short Stories by Leo Tolstoy Call of the wild by Jack London White…

The Accidental waterfall

The accidental waterfall : I just had a faint idea of a waterfall at Barot and was walking on the road to begin the trek to the fall. A local asked me where I was heading to and upon hearing about the waterfall , he assigned 2 kids to guide me to the fall.The ascent…

A Journey to Bhutan- The Land of Happiness-6

I hope you have enjoyed the journey so far, you can read the previous post here.  I spent 3 days in Punakha and I must say, miss any other place in Bhutan if you don’t have much time but do not miss Punakha. You can cover this place in a day or like me enjoy…

A Journey to Bhutan- The Land of Happiness-5

Continuing the journey to Bhutan, I took you to Paro in the last post, let me take you to a less travelled  part of Bhutan. I had chosen Haa Valley in particular for the fact that it was less travelled and hardly an overnight stay among tourists. However I went here for 2 things: 1)…

Books read in 2018- 1

1)Maximum City by Suketu Mehta (What an amzing book on Mumbai) “What intoxication could there be in this earth That the native and innocent Come to this crossroads of rushing and thieving ? They are in search of dreams That will clash with their dream   2)Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Fifteen years old…

A Journey to Bhutan- The Land of Happiness-4

I hope you must have enjoyed the journey so far, read the previous post here. This time i take you to Paro:planned, unplanned, I spent 3 days in Paro and thoroughly enjoyed it.  Paro is one of those places where you have plenty to do. If you are taking the aerial route this is where…

A Journey to Bhutan- The Land of Happiness-3

I hope you must have enjoyed the part 2 of the series, you can find the link here.  Let me now take you to the more serious stuff, about destinations, stays, food, things to do etc. Thimphu, the capital city of Bhutan seems to be struggling with the old and the new. From cars on…

A Journey to Bhutan- The Land of Happiness-2

I hope you must have enjoyed the first part of the series, let us move to the itinerary and some tips . You can read the first part of the series here. Our itinerary: Day 1: Phuentsholing to Thimphu Day 2: Thimphu to Paro Day 3: Paro Day 4: Paro-Thimphu-Haa Day 5: Haa Day 6: Haa-Chele…

A Journey to Bhutan- The Land of Happiness- 1

Number of days- 11 Budget per person- 60k INR When- January “Bhutan is no ordinary place. It is the last great Himalayan kingdom, shrouded in mystery and magic, where a traditional Buddhist culture carefully embraces global developments.” How to reach ? By Road : I took the road as all the flights to Bhutan had…