Travelogue

Travelogues


The night before we had taken accommodation at Jacob Lake Inn, about 25 kilometers to the North Rim of Grand Canyon.  We were on a family vacation and it was a Road trip along the west coast of US , covering the states of California, Utah , Nevada and Arizona . Majestic North Rim – Grand […]

Grand Canyon, USA, Part 3 :The Majestic North Rim


THE NIGHT HALT :  GRAND CANYON Part 2 of our Road Trip across California, Utah, Nevada and Arizona We were on our Road trip across US – west coast, the second leg of which started from Las Vegas that morning. Our destination for the night was Jacob Lake Inn – one of […]

Grand Canyon, USA, Part 2 : Jacob Lake Inn- close ...


South Face of Grand Canyon,
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 […]

Grand Canyon, USA Part 1 : Grandeur in its Essence



the window meteor crater arizona
 THE ROCKS THAT MADE THE DAY: Our guide then went on explaining the types of rock formations found in the crater. On the outer rim one could find Coconino Sandstone (sandstone formed 265 million years ago); Toroweap Formation (limestone formed 255 million years ago); Kaibab Formation (dolomite formed 250 million […]

Meteor Crater, Arizona – 8


Experiencing a Masai Mara School : A Short Detour We had our fill of African Safari Game viewing inside Masai Mara for the last two days and a half. Now it is time for us to be heading back to our Eco camp and on our way we took a […]

Inside a Masai Mara School – VII


In Search of Hippos and the lone Lion at Masai Mara  is the sixth episode of my account of our travels into Kenya. It was also  the third morning of our Masai Mara safari; and we were on the lookout for the Hippos  today. The earlier two days, we had had our […]

In Search of Hippos and the lone Lion at Masai ...



A Masai Village :  This is part 5 of my Masai Mara Kenya Travelogue No trip of Masai Mara is complete without a visit to a Masai Village. It seemed that our Masai guide was also aware of this and the trip to a Masai Village was always in their cards. […]

Trip to a Masai Village


Meteor Crater Background, US
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 […]

Meteor Crater, Arizona, USA : Travelogue


We were staying at Elsamere Camp at Naivasha , Kenya. This was in Nov 2011 and we were here after a two day Masai Mara safari tour. The camp is absolutely THE place to stay when you are in Naivasha. This is not only because of its locale or the ambience, […]

Do not venture out at night. Elsamere camp, Kenya