Facing the majestic Dauldhar mountains, these rock cut temples stand gloriously defying time and nature. Discovered just a century ago, these ancient temples brought with them many questions to light that still remain fairly unanswered. There are only theories and legends.
We thought our hardships were finally over and later that evening as we tucked ourselves in the bunk beds of our cozy hostel in Mcleodganj, we forgot the horrors of the earlier night.
We decided to break our journey from Tawang to Guwahati at Bomdila( Arunachal Pradesh, India) and stayed in Anu homestay for the night. Our room was spacious, cozy and had a traditional wood fire heater. Tejas had his share of fun experimenting and mastering the art of keeping the fireplace on. Our hosts- Tashi uncle
A bunch of tiny happy souls welcomed us as we entered one of the most rural and untouched parts of Arunachal Pradesh, India. It was a lovely, idyllic hamlet tucked away in the eastern Himalayas, made up of a handful of medieval stone houses and was full of kids gleaming with profound enthusiasm and curiosity.
The majestic yet intimidating landscapes of Arunachal Pradesh intrigue you in every possible way. Your are compelled to surrender to your surroundings here. You know, just like the people who live in these mighty mountains, that you are at the mercy of the nature. It is the raw, earthy and awe striking beauty of this land that makes the whole journey a sublime experience.
If I have to choose one place among the places I have visited so far, I would choose Pushkar (Rajasthan) without thinking twice…a romantic, peace seeking backpacker’s town….
Winter has made an early entry this year as the mountains have received the first snowfall of the season already. It is that time of the year when the snow sprinkles its magic in the mountains and one can only fall in love with the enchanted whitewashed landscapes. It is also that time of the
Gokarna is for those who enjoy nature’s company. This is a place to go without an itinerary. Just sit back, enjoy the pristine waters of the Arabian sea, take naps, spot dolphins, meditate… simply unwind!
If I have to describe this part of Kerala in one word, it would be ‘RICH’. Blessed with an abundance of natural resources this is the land of the kings that ruled forever without losing their glory and gold. The richness in the architecture, art, food is so evident that we can only envy them. Kerala for some people is just natural beauty or backwaters. Only if they take interest in the history of this land and admire the tastefulness in every form of their art.. only then they will realize why they call it God’s own country!
Kerala is for those who are hungry for experiences. Don’t be the ‘sightseeing’ kind of a tourist here. Because honestly, everything that you ‘see’ here is a sight, and if you are not used to observe or feel the place then you are going to miss most of the fun.