Top quotes on life

We all need to be motivated in life. I feel that when we go to college, school, there is a curriculum at place. Strangely later in life you would realize that we all need a curriculum for life and it has to be designed by us. Much of what happens to us is a function…

Life lessons from 12 years of traveling

1)Collect moment not things: I sit in the shade of a tree with red flowers at one of the bends on the road which quite strategically gives me the clear view of occasional vehicles from either side.I am happy for the fact that not only do i see a mountain with a tinge of white…

10 must do things at Varanasi

Benares is older than history, older than tradition, older even than legend, and looks twice as old as all of them put together. – Mark Twain   A brief history of Varanasi: Varanasi has an amazing history which could date back to 1200 BC. There are indications that the city could be living since 3000…

The other side of the Coin

Life is so about perspective and views, to get a wholesome view, one must explore all the angles. Same with my trip at Varanasi took some good effort to be on the other side of the Ganges, but ola, what a view. Same goes with our life, our decisions and most important our opinions. In…

Picture of the month- Februaray

Malviya Bridge, inaugurated in 1887 (originally called The Dufferin Bridge), is a double decker bridge over the Ganges at Varanasi. It carries rail track on lower deck and road on the upper deck. It is one of the major bridges on the Ganges and carries the Grand Trunk Road across the river.It has 7 spans…

10 Hillstations beyond Shimla and Manali

I have lost all my money, And i am on my way home; Home to the hills and a field of rocks. Nothing in the city but a sickness of the soul, Nothing to earn but sorrow…. I have lost all my money And i am on my way home-    Ruskin Bond We are…

Top things to do in Goa in 4 days

What does Goa mean to you? Party, Beaches, Food, Wine, Casino, Disco, Cafes, Sunsets,Beaches,Boats,Greenery,waterfall, the list just goes on and on . Aptly an ideal tourist location, Goa has something for all. I was going back to Goa after 9 years, the last time I was there, I had spent 2 months in South Goa…

Picture of the month-January

With too much of travel comes a good collection of pictures. If you look closely, every picture tells you a story. If you a photographer by profession, you could always narrate a story about clicking a picture. I too intend to do so here, some stories, some good clicks followed by a life quote. Do…

Ek Raasta Hai Jindagi

Those early years of travel will always remain with me, those were great times as there was nothing to worry. No worry of transport, no worry of stay, no worry of food etc. No choices to make, nothing to choose, there was limited money earned over a summer of stipend, often teaching online to rich…

Full Marathon no 3 – SCMM 2017

A Brief History of Marathon: Legend holds that the world’s first marathon was run — unintentionally — in 490 B.C. by a Greek soldier, Pheidippides, who ran the 25 miles to Athens from the town of Marathon to announce a battleground victory over the Persians. “Greetings, we win!” he shouted — and then fell to…

Beach Hopping in Gokarna

My feelings on the trip: 24th and 25th December ” What is your idea of happiness on a trip ? For me it is about it being quiet,scenic, safe, pocket friendly and hospitable. Gokarna was all of these combined. Have you ever been to Parvati Valley?  Kasol, Tosh, Kheer Gannga, Malana, Kalga etc ? This…

Places I saw in 2016

1) Seychelles: I think Seychelles was a dreamy place which will always stay with me, so beautiful. Before I was about to take the trip, someone had advised that every click will be a wallpaper, I totally agree to it. Please read a detailed links on what to do and how to plan a Seychelles…