Meghalaya is a Sanskrit word that means ‘clouds abode’ and is undoubtedly the wettest place I have ever seen. I chose to visit Meghalaya in June during the monsoons because it is when the mountains come alive. Most of the days I spent here was either raining or misty and the mist was not merely fog but little particles of water flying. This means if you are riding a bike in the mist you will be wet to your underwear. This was the first time I was riding solo and even visiting an unknown place without Priya and this time I had no plans either.Continue reading
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Trailing the river that pumps the majestic Kawasan Waterfall
There’s a lot more to experience in the Philippines than crazy parties in Boracay and hopping islands in the Palawan. Cebu is a tourist hub with plenty of things to do and can get a lot crowded during public holidays and awesome weather; summers.Continue reading
Getting a clear view of Mount Mayon in the Philippines
With 7000 islands in the Philippines, anybody can fall in love with their beauty over and under water. Different islands have a lot to offer and hopping different islands is one sure thing to do. But we were here to explore some amazing landscapes especially an active volcano.Continue reading
Photos of Lidderwat, Kashmir in summers and winters
Weather varies through out the topography of Kashmir. These photos prove how captivating the valleys of Kashmir are. The Mughals have rightly called this region as the “paradise on Earth”.
Trek to Lidderwat, Kashmir in the winters
Kashmir is no less than a wonderland in India. I have been on hikes and treks in Kashmir with my wife Priya and friend Riyaz a lot of times. But all of them were either in the spring or in the summers, when the grass is green, the flowers blossom and the weather seem to take a long rest. Continue reading
3 days in Ketambe: where to go, what to do and what to eat
West of Sumatra Island is vastly known for two reasons- palm plantations and orang-utans. If Sumatra and seeing orangutans in the wild is on your wishlist, then I’d say head to Ketambe. It is often a battle between Bukit Lawang and Ketambe for orangutan spotting; the difference is that the former is more organized and orangutans are often tamed/bred there. Ketambe on the other hand is wilder. Continue reading