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Kalka Shimla Toy Train Journey

Kalka Shimla Toy Train Journey

I love to travel by “Toy Trains”, these trains still have an old world charm. I am fascinated with these toy trains and can travel to a place if there is a toy train travel involved. We have been planning to travel to mountains to get some respite from hot weather of Delhi. I finalized and planned our recent trip to Shimla and decided to travel by toy train from Kalka railway station to Shimla. We traveled from Delhi to…

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Jaisalmer’s Places to Visit – My Travel Itinerary

Jaisalmer’s Places to Visit – My Travel Itinerary

Jaisalmer is also known as the Golden city of India because its monuments and most of the houses in the city are made of yellow sand stone. It is an old city and main architect attraction is forts and Havelis. Winter months are the best time to visit Jaisalmer because in summers the temperature rises till 50 Celcius due to hot sand storms. I have decided to visit Jaisalmer in end December, which is peak tourism season in Rajasthan. I…

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Leh to Nubra Valley via Khardung La – Things to Do

Leh to Nubra Valley via Khardung La – Things to Do

The road to Nubra Valley passes through world’s highest motorable road at Khardung La pass. After spending 3 days in Leh, I was acclimatized to the high altitude. On the 4th day, I was scheduled to travel from Leh to Nubra Valley via Khardung La pass. The terrain is rough but beautiful in its own way. Our driver told a day before that we will leave early because 29 Km stretch of road near Khardung La was not in good…

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20 Most Beautiful Places in India

20 Most Beautiful Places in India

India is the land of diversity. We have great diversity in wildlife and vegetation, from hot desert to cold deserts, the Indian Ocean to a Himalayan range of mountains or great biodiversity of western ghats, the list is endless. There is something for everyone’s interest. These most beautiful places in India are scattered all around India from North to South, and from East to West. It is difficult to compile a list of best places because there are plenty of…

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Lansdowne from Delhi – A Weekend Gateway

Lansdowne from Delhi – A Weekend Gateway

There are many hill stations around Delhi within 250 to 350 Km range. During summer month everyone from North of India heads towards hill stations to get some respite from the heat and most of the hill stations are too crowded. I don’t like crowded places until there is something special happening at there. I was looking for some good option for hills and came across an interesting all women tour to Lansdowne from Delhi. I decided to travel with…

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Siem Reap’s Floating Villages – Tonal Sap Cambodia

Siem Reap’s Floating Villages – Tonal Sap Cambodia

The Siem Reap is known because of Angkor Wat complex. Every other establishment or hotel there named after Angkor Wat, it shows how important it is for the country. There is more to Siem Reap other than it’s monuments, the floating villages are one of the unique concepts around it. These villages are different than the floating markets of Bangkok which are colorful with adorable wooden boats floating through the city’s canals.  In these villages people live 24×7, this makes…

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Camouflage – God’s Gift

Camouflage – God’s Gift

God provides some or the other special abilities or qualities or characteristic to every species for defense against predators. Camouflage is the most interesting of all. Some where in Panchgani

Places to see in Paro and Photo blog

Places to see in Paro and Photo blog

Paro is the second biggest town in Bhutan and located in Paro valley as the name suggests. It is small neat and clean town. There are some beautiful buildings and a small market which consists of two rows of shops on both sides of one road. There are mostly souvenir shops and restaurants in this market, don’t expect something big. Here is my list of places to see in Paro and photo blog. I traveled by Druk air, so my…

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Orchha Cenotaphs – Picture Perfect

Orchha Cenotaphs – Picture Perfect

As I wrote earlier that we reached Orchha in the morning as we came by overnight train from Delhi. The first day we explored the fort, Jahangir Palace, and river at the slow pace. Orchha cenotaphs we had seen from across the river during sunset. On the second day, we decided to visit Chhatris, which we had seen from across the river during sunset. When we reached the area and noticed there was no one except the gate keeper. He…

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Kovalam beach & Trivandrum – The Capital of Kerala

Kovalam beach & Trivandrum – The Capital of Kerala

We started from Thekkady after breakfast and reached Trivandrum by afternoon. It took us more or less 4 hours. Drive was smooth and there was not much traffic on the way. After a relaxing & fresh up in the hotel, we started for Kovalam beach, which is around half an hour from Trivandrum. While we were driving, our driver suggested to visit Poovar also and so we took a detour. There was a small jetty for boat and from where…

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