Whenever I visit a palace or any historical place, I used to feel like walking through history. I had the same expectations when I went to visit the Palace of Mysore which belonged to the Wodeyar dynasty of yesteryear. Sadly, I couldn’t connect to the history, this time. It took me around 2 hours to… Continue reading Mysore – Palace, Chamundi Hills and Zoological Garden ( Photo feature)
A day well spent at Ibrahim Sahib Street, Bangalore (Commercial Street ) "If you are new to Bangalore and want to explore the city, start with the commercial street," my friend suggested. But I was a bit taken aback when I saw the street lined up with branded shops and restaurants - there was nothing… Continue reading A day well spent at Ibrahim Sahib Street, Bangalore (Commercial street )
Every day, as the dusk falls, Shyamala would light a lamp in a small stone structure in front of her house. Once in a month, she would offer meat, toddy (alcohol), cigarettes and boiled eggs to the deity installed in the structure, hoping that it would ward off all evils. The folk deity who goes… Continue reading The Myth of ‘Kappiri Muthappan’,an African Ghost
There’s no doubt that ‘Fort Kochi’ and ‘Mattanchery’ are the prominent tourist destinations in Ernakulam, Kerala. But there’s something else, I am sure most of the tourists might have missed while strolling along the streets of Mattanchery - a 106 ft long ‘ Snake Boat’ which is more than 110 years old. ‘ Punnamthottam -… Continue reading More than 110 year old ‘Snake Boat’ awaits tourists at Mattanchery
It’s a car accessories’ shop in the morning and by night, a cafe which serves yummy food. Hence, ‘Night Chef’ became an obvious choice when we decided to hang out that night. We, eight girls went out that day to indulge in good food. We also did not have to think twice as it was… Continue reading This is where you get ‘ Keto Bomb ‘ in Kochi, Kerala.
Sometimes, rather than the destination, it’s the sheer joy of coming across unexpected sights along the way that makes your travel eventful. Before I proceed further, let me tell you that this post will always be close to my heart for Kanyakumari was the first place I thought of travelling to when I began to firmly believe… Continue reading Sometimes it’s the journey than the destination that excites you the most. My travel to KANYAKUMARI