Fear comes in many forms. Eviction from the only room in town at midnight, after a harrowing two day drive dodging falling stones and landslides, can rank amongst the worst kind. In my earlier posts,[Read More…]
Mountain drives are exhilarating. But they can get a little too adventurous, and tricky, at times. Imagine it is raining and clouds at road level are limiting visibility. And then a falling stone misses your[Read More…]
Kibithu is India’s easternmost motorable point, in the north-eastern state of Arunachal Pradesh. When you get there, your only option is to turn back – if you carry on, you will earn the ire of[Read More…]
Let me share a secret with you. If you like the idea of travel, the best journeys on the planet are road trips in the Indian subcontinent. I have driven over 100,000 kms in this[Read More…]
No matter how many great hotels I have stayed in, there is always another one waiting to surprise and delight at the same time. The Meghauli Serai by Taj Safaris in Chitwan National Park in[Read More…]
Believe it or not: There is a village in Rajasthan called Bera where leopards roam free. Along it flows the river Jawai, with the Jawai Dam built on it. And the resulting beautiful lake is[Read More…]
The rhinoceros is a beautiful animal, a giant yet a herbivore. It means no harm to any living being, so why is it being killed all over the world? For its poachers to earn a[Read More…]
After years of planning and anticipation, I finally left for Kenya. On October 27, 2015 to be precise. But not before uncertainty till almost the last minute.