Concluding post in the Mahabalipuram trip series. This one is again a picture post, with clicks of the lovely experiences on our trip 🙂 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 →
When disappointment turns into delight!…
This is a throwback post on our family trip to Coorg during this time last year... reminiscing the days by revisiting this post from my drafts and the pictures taken during the trip... read on... This summer, we had an early vacation , by the end of March itself. The destination was Coorg, a good... 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 →
M is for mist!
Pics from our visit to Ooty over the weekend. It was a fun family trip... a much awaited one as we were doing one after a gap of 2 years!! The weather was awesome.. a lovely brief relief from the soaring temperatures in Bangalore. Linking this to the letter M at ABC Wednesdays - 18th... 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 →
It was a long time since we had taken a proper break and I was itching to go somewhere, away from the bustle and just relax. Just when I was in such a mood, my friend told me about her trip to Tirthahalli. She told me that they stayed in a home stay and had... Continue Reading →
Just like that!
Well... life did become easier after D returned but I became busier too... Personal unread emails are piling up, the list of blog posts to be read is huge.. and growing by the day! The role I am in now in my current job requires me to deal with a lot of email... never before... Continue Reading →
Lapping it up!
Here are a few pics from our visit to a beach in Pondicherry, in December last. The excitement is so evident.. is it not? 🙂 It had been raining... and had reduced to a drizzle. See the wet sand and the grey sky? Though we had to have the jackets/stoles on, we had loads of fun... Continue Reading →
August round up…
August has been quite eventful, especially the latter half... A trip to Mysore during the 2nd weekend... celebrated Raksha Bandhan and Independence day. While we were there the kids had a good time at the nearby park. Though the play area is not maintained, the kids love playing with whatever still exists 🙂 Then, the... Continue Reading →
Family trip – day 3
Day 3 was marked by the visit to Cauvery Nisargadhama. It is an island surrounded by the river Cauvery. The lush vegetation, mostly bamboos and the cool waters make for an interesting and inviting picnic spot!! As we had to reach Bangalore by evening, we decided to just go straight to the spot where we... Continue Reading →
Family trip – day2 : Irupu falls.. Dubare..
We woke up to the bird sounds the next morning 🙂 Chirpy ... crispy clear! After listening to the sounds for some time I dozed off again 🙂 When I woke up agian, the others were up and about... ready to go for a walk into the coffee garden. I chose to go later coz... Continue Reading →
Trip to Nagarhole!
The trip to Nagarhole was much awaited as it was to be the first family trip! We started by 6.45 AM from Sis2's home. Sis1 and family were to meet us on the way near the NICE corridor connecting Electronic city to the Mysore road. However, they couldnt start coz of Adi... he was adamant... Continue Reading →