Mysore – Palace, Chamundi Hills and Zoological Garden ( Photo feature)

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 )

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 )

The Myth of ‘Kappiri Muthappan’,an African Ghost

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

Sometimes it’s the journey than the destination that excites you the most. My travel to KANYAKUMARI

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

There’re no frogs in this pond : – ‘ Thavalayilla Kulam ’ at Parassala, Thiruvananthapuram

  Sometimes, it’s the stories behind certain places that leaves an indelible impression on your mind. I love to hear such stories. And this is one such story… Ponds with water lilies are not a rare phenomenon in Kerala. But I really do not know what made me stop my vehicle and ask about that… Continue reading There’re no frogs in this pond : – ‘ Thavalayilla Kulam ’ at Parassala, Thiruvananthapuram

Chellanam, untouched by urbanization and tourism, this small hamlet is a beauty

  When I set out for “Chellanam”, a coastal village in the west of Kochi on a Sunday morning, I knew nothing about it except for a few facts that it is a place which often gets affected whenever nature decides to sulk. Villagers live a hard life as the sea can get rough anytime.… Continue reading Chellanam, untouched by urbanization and tourism, this small hamlet is a beauty

Shakthan Thampuran Palace , Thrissur

One day, I was about to visit this Palace when my father said he would give me company. It took me by surprise for until then, neither had he shown any kind of inclination towards travel nor had he encouraged it. Besides, the palace was just stone’s throw away from my house. Though I was… Continue reading Shakthan Thampuran Palace , Thrissur