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Bhutan – Regular Tourist Circuit

The first detailed post on the places that we visited during our two week trip to Bhutan in May, 2013. This one will be on the three cities of Bhutan that is on the itinerary of most of the tourists … Continue reading

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Bhutan Birding Diaries – Part IV

The final post from the Bhutan birding diaries. The list of birds, as you will read below, just got better!! In my previous post I’d mentioned about the return journey to Paro from Jakar. We would be breaking the journey … Continue reading

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Bhutan Birding Diaries – Part III

The birding diaries continue on. Taking up from where I left off in my previous post, the highlight of this post is the birding heaven in Central Bhutan which will always remain memorable. I am talking about Trongsa and its … Continue reading

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Bhutan Birding Diaries – Part II

The second post from the birding diaries from an awesome trip to Druk Yul aka the Land of the Thunder Dragon. Continuing from where I left off in my previous post, the next place on the itinerary was Punakha. Punakha … Continue reading

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Bhutan Birding Diaries – Part I

A memorable two week long trip, in the second week of May 2013, to the land of the thunder dragon. There was a surprise awaiting us at every turn literally. Some days it just rained birds! There were lifers as … Continue reading

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Bhutan, Druk Yul, Land of the Thunder Dragon

Nestled among the mountains of the mighty Himalayas. Mystical to many. You could, or atleast Pico Iyer did, call it “off the map”. Till a few years ago, this was the land of the unknown. Even now much of the … Continue reading

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Chikmagalur

A post on a long weekend trip to the land of Coffee. Located amidst lush green hills is the district of Chikmagalur (which literally translates to the younger daughter’s town) in Karnataka. We spent 3 wonderful days here in december … Continue reading

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Auroville

A post on a short duration road trip that we did in April of 2012. We had planned a last-minute getaway in Auroville near Pondicherry and had to go to Chennai later for a friend’s wedding. Journey On a Friday … Continue reading

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Madurai

This post is on the most impromptu long distance trip that I have ever done. There are times when surprises crop up and this was one and a pleasant one at that. I am not very religious, but it was … Continue reading

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Mashobra

A post on a trip down the memory lane. The small village of Mashobra in Himachal is not commonly known but it is a hidden gem of importance. It is one of the Presidential retreats. The first time we heard … Continue reading

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