Mathews and Sona at Khurdung La point

Young couple from Munnar travels to 14 states in 43 days

Munnar: In 43 days, this ‘made for each other’ couple, travelled around ..

Day to day journies of happiness
Journeys of happiness
Car rally amidst the mist
Car rally amidst the mist
Drive in a Green Triangle
Drive in a Green Triangle
Sathyam Sivam Sundaram

Sathyam Sivam Sundaram

One among the group moving in front called 'Hara Hara Mahadeva'. ' 'Bham Bham Bholanath' the pilgrims descending the hill wished ..

Rhythm, the rhythm of the oar

Rhythm, the rhythm of the oar

Even though born and brought up in London, Deepesh Patel is a Gujarati. He never forgot his mother tongue. In the month of Kumbha of ..

The Lines of Wilderness

The Lines of Wilderness

It had been only two days since the brutal kill took place in the jungle. Jeeps from Maelkkaamanahalli are rushing towards that ..

'Paalukaachi' in 'blue' lake

'Paalukaachi' in 'blue' lake

One of the attractions of Kottiyoor, the southern Varanasi, is the hill called 'Paalukaachimala'. For the believers, this place ..

Above the sky, up the hill

Above the sky, up the hill

Travelling through Vagaman, one would surely utter: 'Savari giri giri, giri giri ('giri' means hill); true!: everywhere are ..

The Valleys of Maattumala

The Valleys of Maattumala

A jungle zone with a verdant mantra captivating anybody In front, the jungle path stretches on - a blood stain as if a big ..

Like a Blossomed Rose

Like a Blossomed Rose

Look down flying up in the sky; you would see the rows of hills jutting out like the petals of a rose: 'The Senthuruni Forest', ..

See Ooty on a bike

See Ooty on a bike

Rain, soft sunlight and fleeting clouds- a swift ride on the bike over the tracks on the slopes of the hill cutting through the ..

Crimson Jungles of Brahmagiri

Crimson Jungles of Brahmagiri

The road behind the Thirunelli Temple extends to Paapanaashini – a place for an altar for sacrifices or offerings to God established ..

On the Yercaudan Hills

On the Yercaudan Hills

Salem is the steel city of India; a Tamilnadu city prosperous with industries and their auxiliary units - a city grown to prosperity ..

Adventure Circuits

Adventure Circuits

Synonyms for adventure are plenty. Among them, some find enjoyment on circuits on wheels. Here is a jaunt savouring the excitement ..

Kumbalangi's farm

Kumbalangi's farm

Entering Kumbalangi is like being flipped on to the tranquility of a small village from the cacophony of a city's (Kochi's) ..

Elephants' palace

Elephants' palace

In the 18 acres of Punnaththoorkotta, there are 64 elephants. Each elephant is a story; sometimes the tale might be of love and ..

The City of Colours

The City of Colours

You can touch China from India: Gangtok to Nathula pass. Everything in Sikkim has intense colours. The orchid flowers and ..

Rain's own country

Rain's own country

Cherrapunji is a peacock spreading its feathers in the rain; where else to go to see the rain. Cherrapunji still holds the title ..

Krishna, please come soon

Krishna, please come soon

In the hub of Tulu Nadu, tastes of Kannada city, where Muddukrishna swings on a play-swing Udupi is a Kaleidoscope of interesting ..

Through the nerves of Khmer

Through the nerves of Khmer

An adventurous bike journey through Cambodia, passing through distant villages, deserted temples and the hell garden of Polpot. ..

A night in Prathapghat

A night in Prathapghat

Unforgettable moments in the historical fort in the forest 'It is destiny that you reached this place during the Navarathri ..

Theme parks in and around Kerala

Theme parks in and around Kerala

Veegaland The Vegaland which attracts both children and elders with it's rides and games, is at Pallikkara, a peaceful ..

Cranes' Heaven

Cranes' Heaven

Keechan in the Middle Asia is the heaven of cranes. Passing over Himalayas, more than a hundred wives have reached Keechan ..

Rampart of Kerala

Rampart of Kerala

The rampart of Kerala, which is protected by the Sahya ghats like a fort, is Palakkad. Most of the people coming from other states ..

Girl in the forest

Girl in the forest

When the night darkens, some visitors will come to the hunting lodge of Vasudha. Bears, bisons, pigs and cheeta. They are the ..

In the house of Hakkas

In the house of Hakkas

The houses of Hakkas in China are covered externally but with open interiors. Like a circular fort. There will be many homes ..

Jungle safari through Gavi

Jungle safari through Gavi

When we shook hands with the bus driver Jayan and said good-bye to him at the KSRTC bus stand, Pathanamthitta, we felt envious ..

Of small appam and Kottarakkara

Of small appam and Kottarakkara

Kottarakkara Unniyappam (small appam) is as famous as Ambalapuzha Palpayasam. If you start eating one, you feel like having more ..

The untold tidings

The untold tidings

A trekking to the beauty of Kottancheri which shares the borders of Karnataka. Konnakkadu is located at the eastern villages ..

Down into the earth

Down into the earth

We were in a journey from Hyderabad to Bangalore. Suddenly we thought of visiting Belam cave. We have only heard about Belam ..

The sea and the poem

The sea and the poem

You must see the sunset view of the Bekal fort from Pallikkara sea shore. The fort, receiving the waves, standing alone and looking ..

Where Karikkum puzha sprays down

Where Karikkum puzha sprays down

Our journey was through the bamboo forest where the elephants spread a shadow of fear. Since the elephants usually attack from ..

Boating on the hilltop

Boating on the hilltop

A boat journey through the vastness of Periyar in deep forest. The heights of Idukki came in to my memories when my mind ..

Village where love nestles

Village where love nestles

A nest of dreams where birds come from miles away: Kunthankulam. The villagers eagerly wait for them with love. The road ..

Cauvery

Dancing magic of Cauvery

Let us go to Hogganakkal in the rainy season; you can see the beautiful dancing of Kaveri. You can row boats under the waterfalls. ..

Silence of the jungle

Silence of the jungle

Twenty-eight years has passed since the Silent Valley became a national park. A back journey through the valley of silence. Foreigners ..

A tiny city affair

A tiny city affair

I visited this place at the peak summer heat. There was only a stationmaster in that lonely station: an old railway station where ..

Malaysian Murukan

Malaysian Murukan

Save for the Malayans and Chinese, the biggest population in Malaysia is Indian. Majority of them are Tamilians. Even though the ..

Second Marriage Temple

Second Marriage Temple

Theme Tourism> Pilgrimage Are you sixty years old? Are you married? Is your spouse still alive? Then start immediately. ..

Rats' temple

Rats' temple

Theme Tourism> Pilgrimage 'Souls' are running cris- cross! Many of them are drinking milk from the brass vessel stretching ..

An evening at Valiyaparamba

An evening at Valiyaparamba

Kerala/Kasaragod/Backwater Valiyaparamba back waters is called the Vembanad lake of North Kerala. A mystery formed by ..

Beauty with silver hair

Beauty with silver hair

Athrappilly is a place of chilling scenes and memories. As the rain falls, the largest water fall in Kerala, Athrappilly becomes ..

bird

Bird's Heaven

In Karnataka, on the lap of Kaveri, an empire of birds waits for tourists. The boat journey parting the fog that covers the ..

Muzhappilangad: drive-in spot

Muzhappilangad: drive-in spot

Destination/ Kerala/ Beach/ Kannur There is only one drive-in beach in Kerala. That credit goes to Muzhappilangad, Kannur ..

Cascading Thrills

Cascading Thrills

Destination/ Kerala/ Variyamkuthu Into the evergreen glades of Western Ghats, waterfalls, rocks and giant trees. Our ..

The adventurous family

The adventurous family

Destination/ India/ Kodagu This is the story of a family who loves being adventurous. The family include Safar, his wife ..

Himalayan Embrace

Himalayan Embrace

Vacation Spot/ Trekking Nestling in fluffy clouds and carpeted by snow, the valley cradles Kibber, highest habitation in Asia, ..