I had always fancied Kashmir. However, had given up hope of ever visiting it, given the situation there. I am really grateful to the almighty for making this dream a reality. The trip began on a slightly bumpy track. Our Mumbai Srinagar flight got delayed by 6 hours. Spicejet showed such an unprofessional attitude in … Continue reading Helpful Tips to Plan Your Kashmir Trip
Apologies for the scary title. I know this kind of title can shock us more during this pandemic. However, a Bucket List may be a good idea. It may give you the motivation to survive these days of anxiety and make you more productive and energetic. With the COVID 19 virus spreading in leaps and … Continue reading Did you create a Bucket List during the Pandemic?
I am virtually traveling back to all the places that I have ever visited in my life. This trip was taken last year. I was stunned by the golden pillars and tried to capture it unfiltered. Linking to Esha and Natasha for Wordless Wednesday.
The best way to reach Zaanse Schans from Amsterdam is by taking a bus from Amsterdam Centraal Station. The bus number 391 leaves every 10 minutes and it is the shortest, fastest and cheapest way to reach the famous windmill district of Amsterdam. The return bus ticket is 11 euros and can be bought online, … Continue reading Zaanse Schans Windmill Tour
Kolkata is famous for Kalighat Kali temple, however, my personal favorite is Dakshineswar which is situated in the northern part of the city, on the banks of the Ganges river. Every year. during my annual visits to Kolkata, I visit this temple. I had taken my then fiance now husband to this temple to seek blessings … Continue reading Branches of Faith #Thursday Tree Love
This is the famous Astronomical Clock of Prague. Local legend is that the city will suffer if the clock is neglected. No wonder, when I visited, I found it under repairs. Nevertheless, the beauty was prominent even amidst the repair work. Linking this to Wordless Wednesday hosted by Natasha and Esha.
My mother's favorite movie was "Roman Holiday". She used to keep talking about the debonair Gregory Peck and the effervescent Audrey Hepburn. I could never watch the movie with Ma. I watched it long after she passed away. However, the moment the movie started, I had a "love at first sight" moment with Peck, Hepburn, and Rome. … Continue reading My Roman Holiday- Rome Walking Tour #wanderfulwednesday
July is usually not a happy month for Mumbaikars. Rains, traffic, potholes, waterlogging, and wet clothes all over the house make our lives difficult. Therefore, the best way is to escape Mumbai during the monsoon and explore the rest of Maharashtra. I have mentioned this before and I repeat again. Maharashtra is a real beauty … Continue reading Gratitude List- July
"A tree's wood is also its memoir"---- Hope Jahren, American GeoBiologist. This beautiful tree was shot by the husband (from two different angles), during our recent 'spine-chilling' trip to Bhimashankar. It is a miracle that we are still alive to share photos after that trip. Nevertheless, the positive story is that the husband has equally … Continue reading The Cloud, the Hill, and the Tree #ThursdayTreeLove