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Northern Lights at Reykjavik
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 […]

Reykjavik and the Northern Lights: Iceland Part 8


Skogafoss Waterfall, Iceland
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 […]

Breathtaking Waterfalls : Iceland Travelogue Part 4


Rickshaw at Kathmandu
This is our first Guest Post written by  Roshan Budhathoki, from Nepal. Aside from the Durbar Squares, Stupas and Temples that most people know about, Kathmandu offers a lot of places where one could go. Here is a list of lesser known jewels of Kathmandu . 1) First off there is […]

Lesser known jewels of Kathmandu



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


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


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



The history of how the Grand Canyon came to be among us is in itself fascinating. Here, in this article I will  explain The Secret behind its Creation in Arizona, USA. Way before the Grand Canyon existed ancient mountains as high as the Himalayas stood in its place. Soon that turned […]

Grand Canyon, USA, Part 4 :The Secret behind its Creation


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 ...