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Showing posts from May, 2013

Great Andamans: Trip Plan & An Open Invitation

So, finally I am travelling to Andamans. And, no this is not a riding trip :/ but yes, it’s indeed a trip I longed for a long time. Trip Plan (Courtesy Google Map, Clip Arts  here  and  here ) There is always a story preceding a trip, especially since the day stopped travelling for love and happiness but for escaping from being what I have been. Philosophies apart, this trip has got many a reasons: I am all scheduled (tickets and rooms booked) for a Phuket-Bangkok trip, travelling there before visiting the best waters of my own country – the Great Andamans – seems like a treachery against the Nation. August is the time when only a few have been to Andamans, or at least only a few bloggers have been to this place. So, attempting Andaman in August ensures lesser crowd as well cheaper stay. Seasons starts post September.

Ride to Jaisalmer, Rajasthan: Part 2- Places

I have been to Jaisalmer an era ago, when travelling was more about getting pampered by parents, buying or at least wish to get one or the other thing, taste each and every street food, and then to share the stories of rail-journey, hotel room, bus-guided tours when back to school. Except for that we, a group of boys and girls from my railway colony , had camel ride on some dune, saw where the movie Border was shot and also witnessed shooting of a Rajasthani movie ( where a dude from our group pissed off the actor calling him Uncle ), I don’t remember much. So, this ride to Jaisalmer was just not another ride but also a journey down the memory lane. Nostalgia was of different sort when the city recalled me how that childhood tripping which had a girl from my class annoyed another girl for the obvious reasons :) Longewala to Tanot - a Must do Road Khuri Dunes Khuri sand dunes (also Khoohdi or Kuhri) are not that famous as are the Saam or Sam Sand Dunes , but we have bee