Photo Story: Trees of Kumaon, Uttarakhand

This year, I have spent a significant amount of my time staring and observing trees. It is one of those therapies that I cannot quantify. As an extension to my Instagram series, this post includes more visuals of trees from Kumaon in Uttarakhand. Also known as the fruit belt of India, I’ve been to the region…

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Memories from the Mountains

It was -8 degrees Celsius night before and the proof of it was staring at me from the window, where I saw water frozen through disconnected pipelines. I wanted to play spoilsport and somehow make up for the sleepless night, just when I heard Amar call out, ‘Ready?’ We headed out to the viewpoint at…

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Chasing sunset in South Goa

Stretched across a polite 2 kilometres of clear sands, Agonda beach is one of the most tranquil spots of Goa. I decided to steal an evening and escape to this secluded beach, before it gets dressed for the upcoming season. The changing colours of the sun and correspondingly, the sky and waters seemed somewhat surreal….

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Goa, as I will remember it

‘It’s already August’, I thought two mornings ago. I was back from yet another travel and felt the slight disorientation, the usual aftermath. Transcending into a deeper reflection, I knew I was close to my time in Goa. The very prospect of it made the uneasiness in my stomach stronger. A chance I took 5…

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Witnessing Sustainability in Rainforest Retreat, Coorg

The concept of sustainability is based on clairvoyance. It is about maintaining rich environs for the future through balanced ecology, which can support itself through a number of ways while enduring the contemporary options. Probable ways include farming techniques, composting, recycling and giving back to Nature in the smallest way that can make a change….

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Meeting Talpona

As travellers, we often forget to explore our own backyard. Thankfully, I have learnt from my mistakes and try discover it all. Less than a week after I moved to Goa, I took my scooter out and set on an unknown path. After a 30-minute aimless ride, I finally found myself in the beautiful neighbourhood…

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