12 hours exploring alternate Jaipur

I landed at Jaipur airport in wee hours of the day.  The many coffees I had had at Cochin Airport and during my layover at Bangalore Airport Lounge seemed to have kicked in and my eyes were wide awake, mind just a little foggy with sleeplessness.  I got my luggage, changed into a colorful printed … Continue reading 12 hours exploring alternate Jaipur

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2 weeks in Coastal Kerala – a travelogue

Almost two weeks ago, when I landed at Trivandrum Airport, I had no fixed itinerary in mind, except that I wanted to travel up the coast of Kerala.  I headed to Kovalam first, just south of Trivandrum.  I checked into a cosy homestay, tucked a little away from the popular Light House Beach, yet had … Continue reading 2 weeks in Coastal Kerala – a travelogue

Road trip through Konkani Maharashtra

As I walked barefoot by the silver sparkling beach of Harihareshwar, spellbound by the simplicity of this sleepy Konkan town, the silence mixed with the rhythmic sound of waves was putting me in a peaceful trance.  I found myself at ease with the way of life of this quaint coastal town - hushed, peaceful, slow, … Continue reading Road trip through Konkani Maharashtra

In photos: A laid-back Varkala week

Think a cliff overlooking the beach, think glistening ocean water, think gorgeous sunrises and sunsets, think European and Israeli cafes, think yoga, think lazy days spent reading, eating and just being - and you have arrived in Varkala.  To me, this hippie town seems like the amalgam of the soul of a yogi and the body of a … Continue reading In photos: A laid-back Varkala week