Yearly Archives: 2016


Jonapur Dancers 1
I was given a new name – Sahadev to use during my stay at Jonapur, the village in Nepal where we were targeting to reach for the last two days. My friends were given names such as Madhukar Resham – something that matches with their initials. We all became part of  the Chaudhury’s of […]

Nepal Diary : 3 Days at Jonapur village Part III


Early Morning Sunlight at Nagarkot 2
  Yesterday, late afternoon, we had flown into Nepalgunj on a “Buddha Air“ flight and had checked into Hotel Poplife. 🙂 Now isn’t that a funny name ??  The flight itself was uneventful, except the first few minutes which gave me some jitters as the smallish ATR aircraft banked and wobbled while on its ascent […]

Nepal Diary : Visiting Nagarkot and Bhaktpur Part II


Kathmandu Thamel Street 4
There were seven of us, from Dubai, waiting at the Tribhuvan International Airport  in Kathmandu, Nepal for the Domestic Buddha Air flight to board for Dhangari. It was the 11th of December 2016, and we were travelling for a project supported by our employer Jebel Ali Free Zone Authority. Now, […]

Nepal Diary :To Kathmandu and beyond – Part I



Tbilisi, Georgia -Nightview
It was the middle of March 2016, and it was the time to Travel. The annual school exams will be drawing to a close soon, and I was getting restless. I knew what it was, it is called the Vander-lust bug. And you know that you are suffering from it when […]

Tbilisi : Gateway to Georgia


A gushing stream @ Plitvice
We were staying for the night at Rakovica, a small Croatian village about 8 kilometres from the gates of Plitvice National Park, or Plitvicke Jezerre as it is locally called, an UNESCO World Heritage site in Croatia. Driving down from Lake Bled in Slovenia, crossing over into  Croatia with a multi-entry Schengen visa, […]

Plitvice : A day of cascading waterfalls !!


Road Trip - Dubai Highway
estDoes the thought of a Road Trip, across unknown horizons boost your adrenalin and make you feel heady? If so, then you are one of those for whom a Road trip brings an ultimate satisfaction. Yu are one who looks forward to take that road trip. A Road trip is absolute fun and is one […]

7 Tips for a Fabulous Road Trip



After our sojourn in Page, Arizona and an unimaginable experience of visiting Antelope Canyon we headed for the South Rim of the Grand Canyon. The drive again from Page to the South Rim was as beautiful as the one from Las Vegas to the North Rim. This time the changing scenario […]

Grand Canyon, USA, Part 5 : South Rim


If you have ever dreamt of hiking across a land of cascading waterfalls, streams and lakes, the greenery of the forest encompassing you, with the sound and sight of water running all around you and filling your ears all day, then it has to be of Plitvice National Park in Croatia. Now […]

Plitvice National Park: In the heart of Croatia !


Bohenj Lake near Kranjska Gora
Slovenia a hidden gem of Europe, is a small but  beautiful (ex-Yugo) Slavic country. It is bordered by Italy to the west, Croatia to the south, Austria in the north and Hungary to the north – north east. An earthly paradise , Slovenia has been gifted with a wide variety […]

Best of Slovenia Alps, Lakes, Caves, Medieval Castles ...