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How to increase your passport power?

Have you ever thought how a simple document can define what goes into your travel diaries ? The attraction of seeing new places, experiencing new cultures and tasting new foods takes us from place to place and for people from the more affordable strata from country to country. The lure of  hearing new sounds, seeing … Read more

Setting Sun, Iceland

Rain, Sleet and Hail – Iceland Travelogue Part 3

Our third day of travel in Iceland started gloomy and wretched. It was raining outside and in fact it had rained half way through the previous night. Not only that, the rain was slowly changing into sleet and as I peeked out of my window for a glimpse of daylight, an icy shroud welcomed me … Read more

Kathmandu Thamel Street

Nepal Diary :To Kathmandu and beyond – Part I

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, at Kathmandu, the same airport … Read more

Plitvice National Park: In the heart of Croatia !

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 a major UNESCO World Heritage … Read more

South Face of Grand Canyon,

Grand Canyon, USA Part 1 : Grandeur in its Essence

Visiting the Grand Canyon, USA was one of the HIGHLIGHTS of our Road Trip for 2013 covering the main destinations of the West Coast of USA, through the states of California, Nevada, Utah and Arizona. The first leg of our Vacation was from San Francisco to  Las Vegas via Yosemite National Park and Anaheim, Los Angeles . … Read more

Meteor Crater Background, US

Meteor Crater, Arizona, USA : Travelogue

WAY TO THE  METEOR CRATER, ARIZONA: Visiting the Meteor Crater was not exactly on our priority list but we were going to Arizona from the Grand Canyon to Dad’s place since he lived there and it fell on the way. This visit actually took place all because of my daughter Titir. She had this lesson … Read more

A Witch's Workshop

The Witch of OZ- A Modern Day witch in Australia !

It was more than ten years back in 2004 that I traveled to Sydney, Australia. I was travelling this time not on a family vacation or a holiday, but on work. I was there on a software consulting project (don’t want to go into more  of this boring topic), and this was my second trip to the absolute beauty of a … Read more

From Masai Mara to Scenic Lake Naivasha, Kenya- Part I

Driving to the Scenic Lake Naivasha, Kenya
After our short safari trip to Masai Mara , our plans were to travel to Lake Naivasha, Kenya. Basically we had two more days  in our budget travel calendar, and the choice was either to go to Lake Naivasha or To Lake Nakuru. Both of these locations are around a huge lake which offers boat rides and is a haven for bird lovers. We chose Lake Naivasha, not only for its scenic beauty and wildlife but also because it holds a special place for book lovers and movie buffs.

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Tunganath Temple @ Garhwal Himalayas

The Himalayas stand guard over these sacred places of the yogis

Tunganath, Garhwal Himalayas : Tunganath and Chandrashila Travelogue on Garhwal Mountain range of the Himalayas: This is the first of a 3-part article on a hiking and trekking trip undertaken in 2001. Tunganath is a holy shrine as well as a peak of the  Garhwal range of the Himalayas  in India. It is also a place … Read more

Reaching Masai Mara Kenya – II

Nairobi, the Capital of Kenya – This is part 2 of my Masai Mara Kenya Travelogue

Nairobi, the second largest city in Africa (after Cape Town), has a large Indian population who mostly control the local business. Nairobi is a progressive city and on that particular day the city was hosting an international soccer match against Uruguay, their arch rival in football. The stadium area was lively with supporters, fans and hawkers thronging the streets. Karen Blixen Avenue, named after the Dutch author, is one of the up market areas of the city. She is famous for her memoir on her life in Kenya titled “Out of Africa” which was later made into a successful Hollywood film. This was the nicest area of Nairobi which we saw.

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Lioness Mara

Masai Mara – A dream Safari

This is part 1 of our Travelogue on

Masai Mara – A dream Safari Part 1

We went on a family trip to Masai Mara from UAE in Nov 2011. The accounts is of our 5 day Family trip to Masai Mara, Kenya. This African – Kenya safari included a 3 day tour of Masai Mara and a 2 day lake side stay at Lake Naivasha.  This memoir of our safari to Masai Mara is presented as a 7 piece Travelogue in this site. I have attached some pictures from our safari and game viewing too for your pleasure. The article on Lake Naivasha can be found here 

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Jebel Jais – A Day trip from Dubai

With six months of extreme heat in this middle-eastern city of Dubai, come winter, and we start scouting for a new location within UAE for weekend day trips or a family outing. An emirate out of seven forming the UAE, Dubai is well known for its fashion avenues, lofty skyscrapers, grand hotels and glitzy shopping malls. … Read more

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