Reason I love Western Ghats #Part II

In continuation of a post on the Western Ghats  written long back, presenting a photo story of this magical place. It takes a thousand words to describe one picture and my words are really not sufficient to describe how astounding this hill range is in monsoon season. Moreover, pictures speak louder than words.    ... Continue Reading →

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Munnar and its burgeoning tea plantation industry

As the first rays of dawn kissed the porch of the little house, my father woke us up to witness the beautifully lit morning sky that greeted us. The sun peeked through the slits of dense forest covers and the birds were chirping their hearts out. The fresh morning dew filled the ambiance with misty fragrance while the sun-rays radiated the greenery around us.

Kutch-Beauty in Nothingness

Ma'am,the camel carts are ready, a voice came from outside our tent at Dhordo tent city near the Great Rann of Kutch. The Tent city was set-up for the Rann Utsav with hunderds of tents set-up in a beautiful way.Shops showcasing different handicrafts and embroidery of Gujarat. After a long ride and travel through some... Continue Reading →

Sweet rendezvous with a million fireflies

As we made ourselves cozy inside the homestay in a small village surrounded by the Sahyadris and sipped tea along with authentic Maharashtrian snacks, it rained and thundered outside. Dusk was falling and refreshing breeze was blowing , with camera in hand and the windcheater, we started our walk around the village. Frequent lightning and... Continue Reading →

Ratangarh-A Jewel in the crown of the Sahyadris

"Climb the mountain and get their good tidings.Nature's peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees.The wind will flow their freshness into you and the storms their energy, while the cares will drop off like autumn leaves." -John Muir True to what "John of the Mountains"- A great American author,naturalist, adventurer, philosopher and... Continue Reading →

Reason I love Western Ghats #Part I

Being born in a mountainous region, I have this great affinity towards mountains. The place where mountains and hills lies, there lies my heart and my soul. My first encounter with the Western Ghats was when I visited Mumbai for the first time.We were looking for a weekend getaway when a friend suggested us to... Continue Reading →

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