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 🙂 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 →

Trees of Cubbon Park #ThursdayTreeLove

During the annual leave in Dec 2018, dad had insisted that we visit the Cubbon park. Many a times I too have had this wish to visit the park in the early hours during a weekend. But somehow, it had never materialised. So, I was glad that dad had insisted on going there. Also, another... Continue Reading →

Quilling Love

From the drafts. Edited today to add Adi's creation 🙂 The quilling spree continues! This time she was not inspired enough to make ornaments like before. Instead, she wanted to try her hand at advanced techniques and was expecting me to get her the tools for that. She also complained that she had quilling strips... Continue Reading →


From the drafts... As I might have mentioned before, I have not been a physical activities or a sports type person for much of my life. That kind of changed a few years back when I started learning dance. Then came yoga which I learnt/practiced for some amount of time, followed by swimming classes last... 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 →

Rangoli…n Rays of light!..

This Diwali, it has been raining non stop and I almost decided to write about the Rain! But the thought of rangolis and the rays of light lit me up and lo the U turn !! 🙂 What looked like a dreary and uneventful Diwali due to illness n dull rainy weather turned into a... 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 →

DIY love! :)

It was Friendship day on Sunday! And there were lovely friendship messages in the air... literally 🙂 ... and of course pretty colourful friendship bands to be exchanged as a token of friendship!! I was reminded me of our childhood and college days! And of a particular day after post graduation when we friends had... 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 →

Tirthahalli trip!

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 →

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