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#IncredibleIndia Naldehra Morning

Right now, this is the view we woke up to …. is there any place on Earth more breathtaking than India ? Location – Naldehra, near Shimla Time – 5 am And the forest fire seems to have abated, though there are still small patches that seem to be on fire still. Good Morning folks … Read more #IncredibleIndia Naldehra Morning

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Dilli Darshan – Touched something made 5000 years back 

On September 1st, Krishnan and I visited the National Museum. Where else will history buffs start ? :). The National Museum is spread over three floors and it will take you nearly three days to truly see every artefact on display. The ground floor has artefacts from the Indus Valley civilisation, sculptures from the medieval … Read more Dilli Darshan – Touched something made 5000 years back 

Postcards enroute to Sagar, M.P 

The rain God blessed us today too as we started from home. We planned on leaving at 5 but got a little delayed and left at 5.37 am. We got onto the Yamuna Expressway within 40 minutes or so.    A special thanks to Irish whose directions to bye-pass Agra were great. Anyone travelling from Delhi … Read more Postcards enroute to Sagar, M.P 

Postcards from Shimla

Dates in Shimla – May 9 to 13 Hotel – HPTDC’s flagship property Hotel Peterhof. This is a HUGE hotel and very historic. Nathuram Godse was tried and sentenced at this location because it was the high court then. Several viceroys have stayed here, it was the Governor’s residence after Himachal was carved out as … Read more Postcards from Shimla

Postcards enroute to Shimla ….

We left Kalpa on the 9th of May and drove to Shimla …. We were certainly sad. Kalpa just captivated us with its beauty. The route we took was, Kalpa-Tapri-Rampur-Sainj-Narkanda-Shilaroo-Fagu-Kufri-Shimla. Shimla was the last stop in our Himachal travels and we got a bonus of reliving old memories from 1998… In April of 1998, we … Read more Postcards enroute to Shimla ….

Postcards from Kalpa

Note – The Kinner Kailash mountains and the Apple trees in full bloom will take your breath away … So take a few deep breaths before seeing these pictures. This is probably one of the most beautiful places that Krishnan and I have visited anywhere in the world. Dates in Kalpa – May 6th to … Read more Postcards from Kalpa

Postcards from Kullu 

Dates we were in Kullu – May 1 to May 5. Hotel – HPTDC property Hotel Sarvari. The location is great. Huge “mela” ground or playground right in front of the hotel. Rooms – Again, this hotel has large airy rooms. We stayed in the Sarvari Suite and it had a large balcony too. The … Read more Postcards from Kullu 

Postcards from Joginder Nagar

Joginder Nagar is not touristy … It’s just a stopover location as one goes from Kullu or Mandi to Dharmshala or vice versa. We used it exactly for that purpose and stayed overnight on April 30th, on our way from Dalhousie to Kullu. But, the hotel surprised us and the views were worth staying a … Read more Postcards from Joginder Nagar

Postcards from Khajjiar

Khajjiar took our breath away … It’s not called the mini Switzerland for nothing. It’s stunning and deserves a separate post :). The honest truth is I just didn’t feel like leaving from there. It’s a tiny lake in the middle of lush green meadows ringed with Deodar trees. We were there on April 28th … Read more Postcards from Khajjiar

Postcards from Dalhousie

Warning – Those living in Delhi, Chennai and other places that have sweltering heat please don’t go further :):):). These pictures will really make you feel hotter. Dates we stayed in Dalhousie – April 27 to 30. Hotel – Hotel Grand View Rooms – We stayed in the suite and its huge. Beautifully upholstered, there … Read more Postcards from Dalhousie