Orchha: A Medieval Town Frozen in Time

It was on the second day of our stay in Orchha, while standing atop a palatial complex with the whole town spread out in front of us, when it occurred to me that this is a town which is frozen in time. If we could somehow remove the modern settlements, the shops and vehicles, clean the old buildings and redecorate and refurnish the interiors then … Continue reading Orchha: A Medieval Town Frozen in Time

Tabo and Dhankar: Two enchanting villages

The fifth day was probably the most eventful day of our trip. We had to travel just about 50 km from Tabo to Kaza on this day, hence, we ended up seeing and doing a lot of stuff starting with exploring the village of Tabo itself. Tabo is mainly famous for two things – a 1,000 year old monastery and a few old caves carved … Continue reading Tabo and Dhankar: Two enchanting villages

Narkanda: A Temple on a Mountaintop

Our trip began on 3rd June 2016 in the union territory of Chandigarh. We arrived from our respective cities and were picked up by our tempo traveller driver from different locations such as airport, railway station, etc. After a joyous reunion, our driver took us to Pal Dhaba in sector-28 where we had a delicious lunch. We bought some essentials for our travels from the … Continue reading Narkanda: A Temple on a Mountaintop

A road trip to Kinnaur and Spiti

More than a century ago a Scottish-American naturalist John Muir observed, “Thousands of tired, nerve-shaken, over-civilized people are beginning to find out going to the mountains is going home; that wilderness is a necessity.” In this time and day this statement rings even truer and if one is fortunate enough to be living in India then it becomes extremely hard to resist the allure of … Continue reading A road trip to Kinnaur and Spiti

MADRID– One Final Stop

After being exhilarated by the Italian capital and being slightly disappointed by the French capital, it was the turn of the Spanish capital – Madrid. Though in all honesty we did not have high hopes from the city as it doesn’t feature in any of the Europe’s must see itineraries and if we didn’t have to catch our return flight from Madrid then we would … Continue reading MADRID– One Final Stop