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A Trip to Ooty: My Travel Jottings

Ooty is made of dreams. A popular destination for Hindi movies and South Indian movies that we grew up watching. This is definitely one of those must-see places in the country. There are two ways to reach Ooty, one through this direct route that I took and the second through Conoor. People prefer to take… Continue reading A Trip to Ooty: My Travel Jottings

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A Little Tibet in Odisha: My Travel Jottings

As the year draws to a close, I sit here reminiscing the visit to Chandragiri, the ‘Tibetan settlement’ in Odisha. Yes, it is quite unique on how one finds people from different origins living in areas that are least expected. Chandragiri in Gajapati district, towards the south in Odisha, is located on the hills of… Continue reading A Little Tibet in Odisha: My Travel Jottings

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A Trip to Puducherry: My Travel Jottings

This is an ode to Pondicherry. The place that was made of dreams in my head and we all know how much shattered-dreams hurt. Trip to Pondicherry. Sigh. Here I start. So in my head, this place was a sort of mini foreign land where there would be gallops of well-intended western dressed people (whatever… Continue reading A Trip to Puducherry: My Travel Jottings

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Konark – The Sun Temple in Odisha: A day’s visit

I have stood here, time and again in the last ten years, wondering if I could travel back in time to see Konark in its complete glory. To be able to visualize the Surya Devta or the Sun God riding on his chariot drawn by his seven horses from the diminished grandeur that is left… Continue reading Konark – The Sun Temple in Odisha: A day’s visit