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Diving deep into Nagaur Cattle Festival’s antiquated air

Diving deep into Nagaur Cattle Festival’s antiquated air

The historic 4th-century-city of Nagaur comes alive with the famous Nagaur Cattle Fair every year during late January. Simply mesmerised by its mystical culture, it was indeed a much different experience to be away from the impressive palaces and forts that the ‘Land...

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Unbelievable thrill of walking on ice during Chadar trek

Unbelievable thrill of walking on ice during Chadar trek

My second visit to India a few weeks back was quite different. In the previous year, I took a week off work, visited the beautiful coastal areas in South India and basked in the sun long enough to come close to a sunburn. However, this time, I was well prepared to...

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Odyssey to Goat Village, Nag Tibba

Odyssey to Goat Village, Nag Tibba

“You need a village, if only for the pleasure of leaving it. A village means that you are not alone, knowing that in the people, the trees, the earth, there is something that belongs to you, waiting for you when you are not there.” -Cesare PaveseIt was during early...

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A visit to Mizoram during Christmas

A visit to Mizoram during Christmas

“Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.” ―Norman Vincent Peale. The moment the spirit of Christmas took a hold of me, it was so surreal and magical that I can honestly say Christmas is now my favorite...

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Binsar – the idyllic weekend getaway from Delhi

Binsar – the idyllic weekend getaway from Delhi

We all need an escape, every time when the monotonous bustle of the cities seeps in our psyche. As this year was particularly hectic for me, I longed for a break. The monsoonal showers were about to end - a big relief from Delhi’s scorching summer heat, making the...

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Majuli Island–the abode of Mishing tribe

Majuli Island–the abode of Mishing tribe

Assam’s hinterland – Majuli Island is one those destinations on earth that I will never forget. I’ve been on various island vacations in the past as an average globetrotter but this island offered more than what I had expected. This island was simply a curiosity a few...

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Hornbill festival – a cultural tourist’s definite must

Hornbill festival – a cultural tourist’s definite must

Good company, good food, and good music – are my idea of a perfect festival. The ending months of every year always bring me my most awaited festivals – Diwali and Christmas. There is nothing like walking along the ferry-lights decorated streets and feeling the winter...

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Tranquility amidst dry mountains of Upper Mustang

Tranquility amidst dry mountains of Upper Mustang

Conquering those rugged terrains round the globe has always given me the adrenaline rush and sense of tranquility. In my own words I am a Trek Monk. Since I hardly get any time off, I wanted to make the most of my vacation this year. I picked up my diary and saw...

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Golden Triangle – Ordinary to Extraordinary

Golden Triangle – Ordinary to Extraordinary

Take the road less taken with Golden Triangle route India with its extraordinary diversity beckons all. The question is where you would want to be in this vast country of beguiling landscapes & rich culture. A must for a first time traveller to India is the...

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Diwali— Festival of Lights

Diwali— Festival of Lights

I am so excited about visiting India after 11 years of living in the US, and that too at the exciting time of Diwali. From streets and houses brightly lit up with diyas (earthen lamps) to a spectacular display of fireworks around every corner, the festival of lights...

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