New year’s eve 2017 at Gokarna

This New Year, party lights, loud music and popping champagne were replaced by star-studded skies, music of gushing waves and a moonlit sea.  There couldn't have been a better way to start the year: a small rustic temple-town, beautiful rivers, Arabian sea shores bordered by the rocky hills of Western Ghats, confluence of cultures and …

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One day trip to Shivanasamudra falls and Talakadu

7:30 P.M, Friday night. We were debating over the numerous one day trips from Bangalore when we finally settled on Shivanasamudra, the fourth largest delta formed by the Kaveri river. Shivanasamudra, literally translating to 'Sea of Shiva', is an island town where the Kaveri river bifurcates to form the Gaganachukki and Bharachukki falls. While the first …

Intersection of two cultures- Dharamshala and McLeodganj

Seven of us set out to Dharamshala for a final trip of our college days, the so-called 'psenti trip'. Located in the shadow of the Dhauladhar range, Dharamshala is a visual treat for any traveller. Snow-capped mountains, valleys, deodar and pine trees, monasteries and more. In short, religion, nature, serenity and adventure all packed in …