I visited Gandikota a few weeks ago and ever since I have been bombarded with queries. Never before have I been asked so many questions about a destination. Without beating around the bush, I will straight away get to the details, to help you plan a trip to Gandikota- popularly called The Great Canyon of India, and places nearby, which currently is one of the most sought after weekend getaways.
Vanakkam! Having heard a lot about Kurumba Village Resort for all these years, it was time for us to get a first-hand experience. The place is named after the Kurumbas, a forgotten tribe who co-existed happily with nature in the Nilgiris.
Little did I know about the beauty of this state, I realized, as I set my eyes down from the window of the plane. It looked nothing less than a slice of paradise. After landing in Srinagar, I traveled across Kashmir by road for two weeks covering Srinagar, Kargil, Leh, Nubra Valley and finally crossing the border to enter Himachal Pradesh. It was the longest I have been on road and believe me, when I tell you without a slightest doubt that Kashmir is the most beautiful state in India.
Not many know about this sea facing cliff which is a cheap backpacking destination in Kerala. Let me admit that even I was a little late in discovering this laid back Varkala cliff tucked away from the rest of the world. But soon after I did, it topped my list of places to visit in India in 2017.
My travel photos to excite and inspire those of you who have planned or planning to go to SANTORINI, Greece sometime in future. Go witness the white washed picturesque villages on the Caldera cliffs, burn your pocket staying in the luxury resorts and hotels, chase the world famous sunsets that you have always seen on postcards or travel guides, hire an ATV to explore the unexplored. Importantly don’t forget to indulge in some greek wine and romance. Read more
Amritsar city is located in Punjab state, around 30 kms from India-Pakistani border and is the home to Golden Temple and cruel Jallianwalla Bagh Massacre.
Turtuk is a village in the Leh district of Jammu and Kashmir, India. Once part of Baltisthan in Pakistan, it was recaptured during Indo-Pakistani War of 1971. This unruffled village is 235km from Leh, lies at the extreme corner of the Indian border and remains unexplored as it was opened to tourists only in 2010 because of perilous roads and sensitive army base camps surrounding it. It is the last outpost in India after which the Pakistan-controlled Gilgit-Baltistan begins.