Belum Caves – Travel Guide


I have traveled across the oceans, trekked in the mountains even drove around the deserts but what I have not seen is a real cave. This unfulfilled dream of mine came true when I had the opportunity to visit Belum Caves. Located in the Kurnool district of Andhra Pradesh in India. This trip forms a … Continue reading Belum Caves – Travel Guide

Eight Places to Visit in Trichy


The British called it Trichinopoly, the original name is Tiruchirappalli and popularly it’s called Trichy or Tiruchi. Similar to that of Thanjavur this town has a recorded history since the Cholas around 3 BC. Later on, it was ruled by the Pandyas, Pallavas, Vijayanagar Empire, Nayaks, Carnatic state and finally the British. This is basically … Continue reading Eight Places to Visit in Trichy

Beaches in Pondicherry


The highlight of my Pondicherry trip along with my family was the French architecture but for my daughter, her main intention was to splash in the waters of The Bay of Bengal. Thus the very moment we landed in the Union Territory of Pondicherry (now Puducherry) my daughter started throwing all sorts of tantrums forcing … Continue reading Beaches in Pondicherry

Day Trip to Longewala


It was our last day in Jaisalmer and I had already started missing it, there were few more places that I wanted to visit but the shortage of time meant that I had to go to my next destination and perhaps one day come back again. My visit to Jaisalmer was part of my grand … Continue reading Day Trip to Longewala

Dooars Elephant Attack


I have been to Dooars a couple of times, with family, with friends and with office colleagues. People often mistake Dooars to be a single forest location but in reality, it’s quite a huge zone with many individual forest zones and small hill towns which one can visit during day trips. It was in the … Continue reading Dooars Elephant Attack

A Tryst with Ray’s Palamu


My first taste of Satyajit Ray’s cinema started at the age of ten when we used to stay in Bangalore. Those were the days of VHS video cassettes and my father showed us the Apu Trilogy. Honestly speaking then I never did really understand the exact meaning of a Ray Classic. In fact, then Satyajit … Continue reading A Tryst with Ray’s Palamu