Medak, Telangana – go, don’t go, whatever.

Like clockwise, my sleep broke at little past 2 AM.  This has been happening a lot frequently; and I have spent a fair share of time analyzing this pattern, because broken sleep is not my thing.  I have always been a sound sleeper; insomniac sometimes, but when I eventually sleep, it is thick and sound.  … Continue reading Medak, Telangana – go, don’t go, whatever.

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

In Photos: Hampi – ruins, nomads and more

Hampi did not charm us for the initial half a day.  The extreme heat and arid weather was less than motivating, there is a dearth of good accommodation if you want to stay in Hampi town, and it is a religious town and we are pretty neutral to the dogmas.  Yet, when it was time … Continue reading In Photos: Hampi – ruins, nomads and more