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100 Stories of IndiaMaduraiTamil Nadu

Vilachery Pottery Village in Madurai

The streets around Madurai Temple were bustling as I walked around taking in the scenes. The markets were shifted recently but some of the shops ...
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100 Stories of IndiaOdishaOrissa

On the road from Bhubaneshwar to Puri in Odisha

I had been barely on the road for about 20 minutes when my taxi driver suddenly made an unscheduled stop on the highway between Bhubaneshwar ...
Post Pandemic Travel

World Tourism Day – Some thoughts on Post Pandemic Travel

A couple of days ago, I took my first flight after 20 months and I flew from one home to another- Bangalore to  Madras. And ...
Ganesha Festivalsustainable travel

How can you celebrate Ganesha Chaturthi in a sustainable way

Happy Ganesh Chathurthi everyone. It is time to bring an eco-friendly Ganesha idol at home for the festival. The pandemic may have muted the festivities ...
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Top ten posts of August 2021

The jury is out. I am so grateful to see the blog teeming with readers and comments and travel seems to be on everyone’s mind, ...

The abandoned towns of Dvigrad in Istria in Croatia

Detours, especially during road trips are special as they can suddenly transform your travel experiences. The landscape changes in a moment along with the atmosphere. ...
IndiaKannurKeralaSouth India

Five experiences in Kannur that you must not miss

In a land steeped in football where Che Guevara has more posters than Mohanlal or Mammooty, I discovered history, beaches and traditions that fascinated me. ...
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