Snapshots from a lovely trip #MahabalipuramNotes

Concluding post in the Mahabalipuram trip series.¬†This one is again a picture post, with clicks of the lovely experiences on our trip ūüôā The allure of the beach is what made Mahabalipuram interesting to all of us. The temple came second. I guess it was just me who was excited about the temples. Sisters were... Continue Reading →

Sculptures galore #MahabalipuramNotes

Continuing the Mahabalipuram notes... you can check out my earlier posts here A striking thing about Mahabalipuram town was that we spotted a lot of beautiful sculptures all around, at least on the roads that we took. They were lined up on the pavements, to attract customers perhaps. Luckily, I was not in the driver's... Continue Reading →

Visit to the lion park #JohannesburgNotes

As mentioned in my earlier posts, the temperature in Johannesburg was quite lower than what I am comfortable with. Fortunately though, the sun was out during the weekend and the weather was perfect for our outings.¬† On our return from Soweto, we'd lazed about the pool for a good while before eventually going indoors! The... Continue Reading →

The tallest!

Yes! The Burj Khalifa!! Our journey to South Africa was via Dubai. It was only a brief stopover and there was to be no chance to venture out of the airport. So, made it a point to take in the view during landing and/or take off ūüėÄ Here are a few pics that I clicked... Continue Reading →


From the drafts.. We went to Ooty in the first week of April. It was a much awaited family trip, as we got the opportunity after a gap of 2 years. Last year was quite stressful with sis, dad down with health problems that required surgeries. To top it, even our house help had her... Continue Reading →

Heritage Hampi – Day 2

Read the first part here¬†... Day 2 - Began on a relaxed note. Got ready and spent some time at the dormitory, clicking pics and admiring the surroundings! We started after having our breakfast.Most of us had no more enthu to walk. So, we moved from place to place in our vehicle. The heat felt... Continue Reading →

Heritage Hampi!

Hampi is located in North Karnataka, within the¬†Vijayanagara ruins, which¬†are a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Vijayanagar¬†was one of the richest and largest cities in the world during its prime. [ around 1500 AD] It was a long time wish of mine to visit this historic place. I'd read about it in my school history lessons...... Continue Reading →

Its that time of the year again!!

It's been a pleasure driving these past couple of weeks! This despite the rise in temperatures and the chaotic Bengaluru traffic. The fresh green leaves and flowers of the Honge.. the bursts of pink in the most unexpected places and the gorgeousness of purple lining some of the streets... fills the heart with glee and... Continue Reading →

Tirthahalli trip -3

The plan was to visit Sakrebailu Elephant camp¬†on our way back to Bangalore. This is on the banks of the Tunga, on the Shimoga - Tirthahalli road. We had passed this one on our way to Tirthahalli and were eager to visit. However, we could not start early in the morning since no one was... Continue Reading →

Tirthahalli trip -2

After a restful night, we woke up refreshed and eager to enjoy the day! We depended mostly on the host's suggestions for visiting nearby places, though I did have Kuppali and Sakkarebayalu Elephant camp on my list. We decided to visit Chibbalgudde first as suggested by them.¬†We were told that we could see a lot... Continue Reading →

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