“If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.” ~Haruki Murakami Amidst the chaos of Delhi’s hippie street, Paharganj, if you walk along the road towards the market, you’ll notice a small shop packed with books. This store, owned by two brothers- Mr. […]Read More You Have to Stop by This Bookstore The Next Time You Visit Paharganj in Delhi!
“A true pilgrimage requires letting go of the very things most people try to hold onto. In seeking after what the soul desires, we become pilgrims with no home but the path the soul would have us follow.” ~ Michael Meade Treks have always fascinated me. I am not good at trekking and am slow. […]Read More Neelkanth Mahadev Trek: Trail To The Place Where Lord Shiva Consumed the Poison
“Ceilings the lamp flicker cheered Barter for stars instead. Temple thy dreams with the trees, Nature thy god alone ; Worship the sun and the breeze, Altars where non atone.” ~John Myers O’Hara’s (Atavism) I had been in Kasol for 15 days then and was yet to accomplish the most basic feat- […]Read More Kutla- The Secret Hamlet In Himachal That Is Straight Out Of A Fairytale!
In the small Indian hamlets that are popular with backpackers, the type of accommodation and food options (mostly Cafes) are different from the rest of the cities. Parvati valley in India is one of the most popular backpacking destinations in India. That was place with which I began solo backpacking. It was unlike any […]Read More The Cafes and Homestays in the Parvati Valley that are still Shanti-Shanti
“Now shall I walk or shall I ride? ‘Ride,’ Pleasure said; ‘Walk,’ Joy replied.” ~ W.H. Davies It started because I had no other option and now, walking and exploring the place has become a ritual for spending the first day at any place. This practice has only pros and no cons. I can’t stress enough […]Read More You Won’t Believe What I Experienced by Turning into a “Flaneur”!
Udaipur is one of the most picturesque places in India. Surrounded by lakes with the Aravalis in the backdrop, when the remnants of what was once this Capital’s boundary light up, the view is surreal! The sky changes hues and the birds flock back to their nests. The temples begin their evening prayers and the […]Read More I Travelled To The Royal City of Udaipur With Just 2k Rupees in my Pocket!
The small houses of people with very big hearts, the farms, the rough hills, the ancient trees, the sand and the empty roads! Well, well, well, Rajasthan, you beauty, I’ll be back……………………. Pushkar is beautiful, small and cozy. I could easily spend months or even years there and not get bored! It is about […]Read More Pushkar On Scooter- 24 Hours, 7 Sites, 2 Travellers and 1 Scooter!