The City of Ghats: Varanasi

Varanasi was one of those trips for me that you plan to go to for personal reasons and as soon as you reach you realise you are should have planned to stay longer. I went to Varanasi early this year to attend the wedding of a very dear friend of mine, and as I had already been to cities like Haridwar and Allahabad I was under the impression that this one is not going to be any different from them(soon I realised how stupid I was, that I din’t plan to stay back there for a day or two after the wedding 😦 ).  Continue reading “The City of Ghats: Varanasi”

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A Climb up the Golconda Fort!!

Hyderabad has many such gems that draw tourists by the thousands every year. One such place housed the famous Koh-i-noor and Hope Diamonds at a time and is still standing strong and basking in the glory of numerous stories, intricate designs and amazing architecture; Golconda Fort. I have been to the place multiple times but never climbed up the fort. When a friend of mine from Bangalore visited recently, I finally decided to do it as she was really keen on it. Continue reading “A Climb up the Golconda Fort!!”

My Maiden Trip to Rajasthan!!

Hello Friends!! We are close to the end of February and if you follow me on Instagram you would know that I have been traveling a lot since January end. And now that I am finally back in Hyderabad and settled in my daily routine, it’s time to share my experiences with you all. This one was a very impromptu plan with a bunch of friends from Delhi. A road trip, loads of fun, drama and a much needed rejuvenating vacation for all of us. Continue reading “My Maiden Trip to Rajasthan!!”

Gandikota : The Grand Canyon of India

Gandikota, a small village on the right bank of the river Pennar (Kadapa district, Andhra Pradesh) famously known as “The Grand Canyon of India” because of the beautiful gorge formed by the hills and Pennar river. Our driving holiday started with our car headlights on at around 04:00 AM. Our route plan was to drive through Devanahalli – Chikkaballapur – Gorantla – Kadri – Pullivendula – Jammalamadugu – Gandikota, passing many small villages. Continue reading “Gandikota : The Grand Canyon of India”

My Creative Pursuits!!

This past weekend I was sitting in the balcony sipping my tea as usual and thinking about my life’s journey over the years, school, college, Infosys, Oracle; I realized that over the period of time many people taught me many things, from textbooks in school, to course material in college; from personal values at home to professional etiquette’s at work. Continue reading “My Creative Pursuits!!”