Kunzum Travel List #16: Pahalgam – Leaving you breathless

If you have ever been to Pahalgam, the vivid imagery of driving the winding roads along the Lidder river with towering peaks in the...

Jispa: A destination on the banks of the Bhaga River

Jispa is usually promoted by travel operators as a necessary halt on the way to Ladakh when coming from Manali. Not only are the...

Delhi 101: #16 Humayun’s Tomb – For husband, with love!

The fifth Mughal emperor Shahjahan may be a hero to every romantic for building the Taj Mahal in the memory of his wife Mumtaz...

Jodhpur: Selling a thousand eggs a day by the roadside

Who came first: the chicken or the egg? What happened first: Jodhpur’s Omelette Shop becoming famous or the coverage in Lonely Planet making it...

What are workers from Jharkhand and Bihar doing in Ladakh?

One of the surprises in Ladakh was the sight of workers at road building projects all the way from the states of Bihar and...

Bera, Rajasthan: Welcome to Leopard country; it is wild and free

Believe it or not: There is a village in Rajasthan called Bera. It is surrounded by forests where leopards roam free. Along it flows...

The Great Arabian Sea / Peninsular India Drive: Gujarat to Tamil...

Have you ever imagined driving along the complete coastline of the Arabian Sea from Gujarat to Tamil Nadu? Ajay Jain has just set out...

Reaching for the clouds in Talacauvery, Coorg, Karnataka: The Great Arabian...

It happens very often in the Himalayas, but I never expected to be inside clouds down south in Coorg in Karnataka. It happened in...

Zanskar in Ladakh: One chocolate and lift please, ask village women

When driving around Ladakh, always have a spare seat in the car. And stocks of chocolates and sweets. Coming back from Zanskar, I stopped to...

Kunzum Route K102: Udaipur (Rajasthan) – Dasada, Little Rann of Kutch,...

Welcome to Kunzum Routes! This is a series of time / distance charts between popular travel destinations covering just two points, or recommended circuits....