Jaisalmer, Rajasthan

Jaisalmer, situated in the State of Rajasthan, well known as the Golden City owing to its yellow sandstone architecture attracted our attention to set foot in this city, more than anything but for the desire of experiencing a desert atmosphere. After setting out a detailed research of the city and particularly concentrating on the desert…

A visit to Bijapur, Karnataka

I happened to visit the place Bijapur (officially Vijayapura) a popular heritage city in the Karnataka state to witness a wedding event of a colleague. The city is known to house quite a number of historical monuments of architectural importance which have been resting here way back since the 10th-11th century ageing under the influence of…

The Malnad belt

My close friend at office Guruprasad, induced me to hit the road to the Malnad belt and wow!, what a wonderful trip it was. As he belonged to that region, he had good knowledge of the places around. We first set out to Shringeri to pay our respect to Goddess Saraswati (wisdom and learning) in the Sri Sharada Temple,…

Desert safari and Dhow cruise – Dubai

The Desert safari and the Dhow cruise are among the top places for tourists to make note of sightseeing, apart from the other ones in Dubai. The desert safari almost takes half a day starting from evening and ending into the night. On the other hand, the Dhow cruise also takes almost a whole evening…

Rameswaram

The journey from Bangalore to Rameswaram (Tamil Nadu) is around 570 kms. The Ramanathswamy temple is one of the twelve Jyotirlinga temple. As we stepped our foot on this location alighting from the bus, the notes in our wallets attracted the rick owners who immediately circled us demanding a non-negotiable flat 100 Rs for a…