Post Tagged with: "travel"

Mcleodganj and Dharamsala, home of the Dalai Lama: A Video

These two towns are located in the north Indian Himalayan state of Himachal Pradesh, and are popular for being home to the Dalai Lama and his Tibetan Government in exile. This video will take you[Read More…]

by June 9, 2008 Videos

Bats at Agrasen ki Baoli in Delhi

A Baoli was an open tank where drinking water was stored, and was also a place where people congregated to socialise in earlier times. The Agrasen ki Baoli is located off the Hailey Road in[Read More…]

by June 2, 2008 Videos

Chandni Chowk Market in Old Delhi: A Video

This is a video of images taken at Chandni Chowk, the oldest market in Delhi, and created by the Mughal Emperor Shahjahan who also built the Taj Mahal. I would have liked to add more[Read More…]

by May 27, 2008 Videos

Leopard Cub in Ranthambhore: Video 2

If you read about the injured leopard cub in the forests of Ranthambhore in Rajasthan in India on a previous blog post here, and saw an earlier video here, this may be of interest to[Read More…]

by May 21, 2008 Videos

Trek from Mcleodganj to Triund: A Log

The following is a kind of a log when you trek to Triund. This the experience of someone like me, who drives all over for his travel writings but rarely treks, so the more seasoned[Read More…]

by May 2, 2008 Himachal Pradesh, Himalayas

Triund: Beyond the Seventh Heaven in the Himalayas

Triund happens suddenly. One moment you are puffing up a steep, rocky path with only a mountain wall to your left and a forested valley to the right to be seen. And then, with one[Read More…]

by May 2, 2008 Himachal Pradesh, Himalayas

Planning holidays, with user generated travel content

The following post is a column I wrote for the Hindustan Times, a leading daily in India. You can access its web version by clicking here. It has a strong Indian context to it though.[Read More…]

by April 30, 2008 Travel Tech

Hotel Review: Kunga Guest House in Mcleodganj

If you are looking to stay in a warm, friendly family run place, the Kunga Guest House located in the Himalayan town of Mcleodganj (where the Dalai Lama runs the Tibetan Government in exile) may[Read More…]

Packing light and smart for travel: Why & How

Just because you travel business class does not mean you have to use the generous baggage allowance it comes with. More so since airports are the great levellers; all but a few treat passengers and[Read More…]

by February 26, 2008 Travel Tips

Hotel: Banjara Retreat at Sojha, Kulu Valley

When you have organizations like Banjara Camps and Retreats to give you a choice of options to stay at, you can forget everything else and just think of the comforts and fun awaiting you. Click[Read More…]

by February 21, 2008 Destinations: India, Himachal Pradesh, Hotels