Day Trip to Ljubljana & Lake Bled – part 2

Sept 19, 2019 – Lake Bled, Slovenia, Post Lunch Post lunch in Ljubljana, we drove down to Lake Bled which is about 55 kms away and it took us about 45 minutes to get there. Lake Bled is in the Julian Alps and has a tiny island in the middle. The island has a church … Read more Day Trip to Ljubljana & Lake Bled – part 2


Scotland Day 3 & 4 – Swimming, Cycling, Ice Cream and Fireworks!!

Aug 26th (Sun) and Aug 27th (Mon) 2018 – Edinburgh It was completely a chance happening that we chose to come to Edinburgh when Sriman and Kiran had a day off on Monday due to the Bank holiday. So we got to spend good time together on Sunday and Monday. Sunday is the day that … Read more Scotland Day 3 & 4 – Swimming, Cycling, Ice Cream and Fireworks!!

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 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

Postcards from Shahpur

Finally we got to stay a few days at home …. Not a hotel. On April 23rd we left Mandi to go to Shahpur near Dharmshala where Shama aunty’s house is. It’s really Shama aunty’s house and she deserves an award for getting it built singlehandedly … My sunshine friend Amit’s only contribution has been … Read more Postcards from Shahpur

Postcards from Mandi

Dates we were in Mandi – April 19 to 23 Hotel – Visco Resorts, 3 Kms before the Mandi bus stand. Rooms – One word for the resort – “stunning”. We stayed in the family suite which is basically two rooms with attached bathrooms and a large balcony. The resort is located in a scenic … Read more Postcards from Mandi

Postcards from Hamirpur

Dates we were in Hamirpur – April 16 to 19 Hotel – Hotel Hamir, an HPTDC property. The rooms are large, much larger than the Lake View, Bilaspur. There is a refrigerator in the room but no kettle. They first tried giving just a mattress as the third bed for mom, then Krishnan went and … Read more Postcards from Hamirpur

Postcards from Una

Dates that we stayed in Una – April 13 to 16. Hotel – Suvidha Palace Rooms – Well, the first room they showed nearly made me cry. Insist on staying in the suite 106. It’s a large, well appointed Suite. Book directly with Suvidha Palace, don’t book through MakeMyTrip. They are more expensive, don’t give … Read more Postcards from Una

Postcards from Bilaspur 

Dates that we stayed at Bilaspur – April 10th to 13th Hotel – Lake view, a HPTDC property. Rooms – clean and airy, large rooms. The suite has a nice balcony. There is enough parking. Just noisy because the hotel is on the main road. Food – just had the tawa rotis … Awesome ! … Read more Postcards from Bilaspur