Chamba is situated in the banks of River Ravi. Ancient Vedic texts call it “Iravati”, which of course is much more feminine and alluring.
In order to overcome the socialist guilt of excessive consumption at McLeod Ganj, I decided to undertake the Triund Trek the next day.
A short trip to Jaipur visiting Jantar Mantar and Amer Fort.
The author has traveled extensively in Ladakh and has spent a significant amount of time exploring the remotest corners and interacting with the natives.
METROPOLIS: The Urban Winter Festival of Guwahati
The high concentration of rhinos make them easy to spot in Pobitora. Where else would I just stop your car and see rhinos in the wilderness from the highway?
Jodhpur was the first major stop of my Late Autumn Sonata. When you are short in time, the must watch item here is undoubtedly the Mehrangarh Fort.
Earlier this month, I passed through Rajasthan with stops at Jodhpur and Jaipur and then I travelled to Dharamshala and then moved to Chamba and finally climbed up the majestic Sach Pass.
The Kas Plateau or Kaas Plateau is a southern valley of flowers that comes alive merely for a month or two in the late monsoons. Bad weather almost ruined my trip, here is what I could salvage.
Although Durga Puja is mostly a festival of Eastern India, smaller scale celebrations can be found in most places in India, generally organized by Bengali communities living in the respective locations.
The hinterlands in Assam are all about rivers and paddy fields. So, that is what I bring you today.
Last year, I made a brief visit to the Goalpara, a district in Assam on the southern bank of the Brahmaputra river.