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Shekhawati Region of Rajasthan – Open Art Gallery

Shekhawati Region of Rajasthan – Open Art Gallery

Shekhawati region of Rajasthan is one of the less visited and lesser-known regions of heritage rich Rajasthan. Shekhawati is in the Northen part of Rajasthan, approx 260 Km from India’s capital Delhi and approx 100 Km from the city of Jaipur. This region is full of art and history, there is something in every lane, it’s kind of open art gallery where you come across something beautiful at every nook & corner. It is still a sort of offbeat place…

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Travel tips for India from Personal Experience

Travel tips for India from Personal Experience

While I was writing my last post, I realized that sometimes we come across so much information on the internet that we get biased about a place. This made me thought that there are so many misconceptions about India that people who had never visited India might be confused like I was about the country I had never visited before. Then I thought that I traveled in India from Ladakh to Kanyakumari and from Kutch to Assam as a solo…

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Things you can’t miss in Kathmandu

Things you can’t miss in Kathmandu

I had been to Nepal twice, first time I had a solo trip. The second time I took my parents and one of my friend traveled with us. It was their first trip so, I was the guide 🙂 From my experience, here is my list of things you can’t miss in Kathmandu. When I think about those trips, I feel fortunate because I had seen so many places of historical importance in good shape before the tragic earthquake of…

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Ladakh Trip – Land of High Passes

Ladakh Trip – Land of High Passes

My Ladakh Trip was one of the best trip. I had followed below itinerary when I traveled to Ladakh by air. It was a relaxed tour in comparison to what people usually do. I have seen many beautiful places.  I feel that if time permit, do add 1 more day and visit Tsomoriri Lake. How to travel: I traveled by air as it was my solo trip. I took Flight from Delhi to Leh, it’s 1.30 Hour flight. By Air…

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Wordlessly Wednesday

Wordlessly Wednesday

Last year I was in Varanasi and while roaming around in market, I spotted this gentleman. There were 2-3 band people and relatives also accompanying him. He was wearing his wedding attire and going on cycle rickshaw, which is unusual because in India I had always seen groom sitting on horse back or car. It was kind of strange or I can even say funny to spot someone like this. This picture I felt like sharing in these days of…

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One Night at Pangong Lake Ladakh

One Night at Pangong Lake Ladakh

I traveled from Leh and reached Pangong lake by late afternoon. I got mesmerized by the beauty of Pangong lake. It was very windy and the even sun was up, I could feel the chill in the air. As I came close to the lake, I could the ripples air was creating in the lake. There were some soldiers next to the lake and they were also clicking pictures 🙂 This place was my home for one night as stayed…

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Drive from Leh to Pangong Lake

Drive from Leh to Pangong Lake

Pangong Tso (Lake) is world’s highest saltwater lake and is situated 160 km from Leh town. During my 9 days tour of Ladakh, I stayed for a night in tents near Pangong. This post is about my experience of the drive from Leh to Pangong Lake. I was traveling solo and found an all inclusive package which was slow paced compared to other available one line. The most interesting part was that despite being a group package, I had only…

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Road Safety Boards – On the way to Pangong Lake

Road Safety Boards – On the way to Pangong Lake

When I was going to Pangong Lake from Leh, I have come across some very interesting road safety boards which were installed by Himank. Border roads organization (Himank) is making and maintaining the roads around the Ladakh region. There were many boards on the way, some were witty, some were serious but all road safety boards have some message for travelers. I have taken pictures of some of these boards, though I could not click pictures of all. I could…

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Mesmerizing Jaswant Thada – Taj of Marwar

Mesmerizing Jaswant Thada – Taj of Marwar

I was on the top of Mehrangarh Fort and noticed a beautiful white color structure on the north side of Fort. From its silhouette, I understood it is Jaswant Thada also known as Taj of Marwar. The white color marble structure stands out and highlights to the surrounding reddish-brown rocky hills at the back of it when you see from far. By the time I finished with Mehrangarh Fort, it was already afternoon and sun was at the top. So,…

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A day in Magnificent Mehrangarh Fort

A day in Magnificent Mehrangarh Fort

It was my second visit to Jodhpur, first time I went with my friend more than a decade ago and this time I went alone. I booked an old haveli near Mehrangarh Fort. I booked an overnight train for Jodhpur from Delhi and reached there in morning. I had booked a Haveli in the old part of the city and I took a tuk-tuk from the railway station. He took me to through winding narrow lanes and I finally arrive…

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