Whale near Hermanus

Do not miss the amazing coastline

As the final part of our South Africa Travel, we visited the coastal towns of Hermanus and Simon’s Town along the Southern Coast of South Africa. During our tour of South Africa, we had traveled from Aha Lesedi, Johannesburg to Kruger National Park and then through the Panoramic Route near Graskop in our first leg … Read more

Camps Bay and the 12 Apostles

Why Cape Town deserves to be in Bucket List

The picture perfect coastal city of Cape town has a number of reasons as to Why Cape Town deserves to be in Bucket List. We toured cape town in August 2018, as part of our South Africa Tour. Firstly, it is the seat of the Parliament and the legislative capital of South Africa. Cape Town has … Read more

Berlin waterfalls, near Graskop.

Why Panorama Route is a grand experience

 The Panorama Route of South Africa is a grand experience. It showcases nature at its best and most varied. This  offers majestic views and route myriad combinations of different forms of nature, in close proximity to each other. If you have traveled through the Panorama Route South Africa you have seen them all, or mostly … Read more

Elephants on the road nside Kruger

Self drive to experience the African Big 5

This is an account of our experiences at Kruger National Park. Undertaken during August 2018, while on our tour of South Africa, we had included Kruger National Park in our itinerary. Though there are quite a few options to visit Kruger ( discussed later) I would suggest you to Self drive to experience the African … Read more

Pedi Village Camp Lesedi

Chance to meet 5 African tribes

We were excited about our trip to South Africa, and honestly worried a bit too. Excited to visit Africa again ( last time it was Kenya as a family trip),  thrilled about the prospect of viewing the African wildlife, excited about the trip to Table mountain and equally eager to meet the famous African tribes … Read more

Northern Lights at Reykjavik

Reykjavik and the Northern Lights: Iceland Part 8

We had spent some wonderful days out in the wilderness touring the south of Iceland. The previous evening we had driven back to Reykjavik, from Hofn, a distance of more than 450 kms.  This is the eighth part of my Travelogue about our Road Trip across southern Iceland, titled, “Reykjavik and the Northern Lights: Iceland Part 8”. … Read more

Family at Viking Village, Hofn

Streams and Rainbows: Iceland Part 7

Road trip of Southern Iceland: Part 7 This is the seventh day of our Road trip across the South-Central Iceland and would literally cover a drive back from Hofn in the eastern end of the island to Reykjavik, the capital of Iceland lying towards the western end of the country, a distance of over 450 … Read more

Titir at Jokulsarlon Glacier Lake

Glacier and floating Icebergs : Iceland Part 6

We had spent the last 5 days touring  central and southern Iceland and today the plan was to reach the eastern end of the country, driving along Iceland Ring Road along the southern coast.  Jokulsarlon is about 270 kms from the sleep town of Vik and along the way we wanted to catch a glimpse of Vatnajokull, the … Read more

Reynesfijara Beach near VIK, Iceland

Black Beach and a Glacial Trek: Iceland Part 5

The day started with the smell of freshly brewed coffee and of ham and sausage. The wooden log house where we were staying felt warm and cozy. It was about 8 in the morning, and we had had a good night’s sleep providing us with  some very necessary rest .  We were at Vestri Peutersey … Read more

Skogafoss Waterfall, Iceland

Breathtaking Waterfalls : Iceland Travelogue Part 4

The previous day was icy and extremely cold, with almost the whole day bearing light interspersed with showers and drizzle. We had skidded on the ice on our trip to Thingvellir National Park  and had almost veered into the incoming lane .  After a not so rewarding third day of our Iceland tour yesterday, we … 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

Gullfoss Waterfall, Iceland Golden Circle Route.

Geysir , Gullfoss and Elves. Iceland Road Trip, Part 2

When I opened my eyes the next morning ,the rooms in the wooden cottage  at Uthlid Cottages felt hot . The heat was generated by the thermally heated floor of the cottage. I parted the shades and peeped out of the window. The sun was yet to rise, no sight of rain or clouds and the sky … Read more

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