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Singapore Airshow 2016

Singapore Airshow 2016

Its better late than never. Hence, here it is, late. 😀 Singapore airshow happened between 16th to 21st of Feb and I got my tickets well in advance. I love this event because I get to see the aerial shows and the participating crafts up-close on t[...]
Hveragerdir | Iceland

Hveragerdir | Iceland

This is the 3rd day in Iceland. What should have been the highlight of this trip became the least interesting day. "F" roads were not opened and my last minute hopes that laugar would be open for driving dampened. I mentally had a plan B for day 3 to[...]
Jokursalon| Iceland

Jokursalon| Iceland

Jokursalon (Jökulsárlón) That 350 Kms of drive is all for this. By the time we reached it was 8pm. Yes, that late. Acceptable if the destination for the day is that. There were very few hotels and I was even considering calling it a day after expl[...]
Dyrholaey | Iceland

Dyrholaey | Iceland

Dyrhólaey (Dyrholaey) As the little hike and the weather ate pretty much of energy, drove to a restaurant and ate and continued to Dyrhólaey. As we left Skogafoss, the scenary changes from flat road to long hilly roads and the mammoth Myrdalsjokul[...]
Skógafoss | Iceland

Skógafoss | Iceland

This is part of South Iceland route Skógafoss The drive got even better in another 30 minutes of drive on the same road. Skogafoss is originated from the notorious Eyjafjalljokull and also from the Myrdalsjokull glacier. As the Skoga river appr[...]
Seljalandsfoss | Iceland

Seljalandsfoss | Iceland

Day 2 Iceland: South Iceland The mother of driving experiences - that ever I would do again, in terms of the distance. It was little excess of 750 KMs of drive in just one day with all exploring mini hiking etc. I still smile when I write this. Fo[...]
Goldend Circle | Iceland

Goldend Circle | Iceland

22 June 2015 - It was a cold morning. Really cold morning. I picked a brand-new looking Kia Sportage from Bluecar Rental and told myself - all will be okay. Iceland hadn't realized its overdue for the summer. I had my plans ready and was closely foll[...]
Prologue | Iceland & Norway

Prologue | Iceland & Norway

  I took nearly 3 months to let my mind to settle down before I started writing this. For a fortnight post my trip, be it a nap or a fullnight sleep, my dreams revolved around driving on cliffs with the spectacular views. It was quite a l[...]
Gulfoss Waterfalls | Iceland

Gulfoss Waterfalls | Iceland

The gulfoss gorge was formed by flash flood waters that forced their way through cracks in the basalt lava layers. The average water flow in Gullfoss is 109 cubic meters per second, but at times it reaches 2000 cubic meters per second. This flow is e[...]
Penang 2/2

Penang 2/2

20th Jan 2015 Kek Lok Si temple Its a huge temple complex that covers at least 1/3rd of the hill. It does require some fitness to enjoy without gasping for breath. Its not crowded as much as penang funicular ride. Though its huge, mostly we won[...]

Our Search for a good coffee

New Year 2016

New Year 2016

A friend brings a smile. Friends bring happiness. Our Friends, on a secluded hill, bring chaotic euphoria.  Nature sat with us, all those days, smiling, just wished to be a part of us. .. and I just had one as I finally started to pen it[...]
Vagamon | New Year 2015

Vagamon | New Year 2015

Eyes closed, phones kept away, Forgot those blinking yellow mails on the tray. Every little moment that chilly wind kissed, We said it loud in hearts - Our friendship is still greater! We have got little lucky this year, finding our destination w[...]
Parambikulam | New Year 2014

Parambikulam | New Year 2014

This is part 2. Part 1 is here Parambikulam Tiger Reserve 31st Dec 2013 Last day of the year, right after early(??!!) breakfast, we crossed the borded which is hardly couple of KMs from the topslip. Topslip was looking bit pale and made me t[...]
Valparai | New year 2014

Valparai | New year 2014

"Destination is half the fun, the journey is!" Somehow this is very acceptable in our case. New Year trips always gave us the much needed break and fun time with friends. Its the mid of April of 2014 when am writing this with "appreciating" my[...]
Pondicherry New Year 2013

Pondicherry New Year 2013

2012 was memorable in few ways and mute in most of the ways. Few things am wishing for 2013 and am sure with the progress am making about programed-life, hoping I should be able to acheive them. Let me brag about them when 2014 starts. 😉 These d[...]
Palace Estate - Coorg

Palace Estate - Coorg

Wander in a new land, a walk Smell the morning dew, a sense A sinking orange sun, a memory. A Hug from a kid, I forgot everything & the rest! No matter how hard I try not have an entry to a trip that counted my birthday, I endup wr[...]
Thaly - a Bangalore getaway

Thaly - a Bangalore getaway

Ode to a drive which never ended "They said a lot Much more to see More to drive When the tyres cried We laughed - When we finished, They laughed again. Its on me! They call it Little England!"   It was my N-th year of M[...]
Sonamarg | Kashmir

Sonamarg | Kashmir

The heaven!. Have I ever written that anywhere here? Nope! We got lucky, I would say to see the heaven in heavenly way.. 😛 Sonamarg, first some facts. Sonamarg, actually a valley situated 88 Kms from Srinagar. Sonamarg connects Amarnath and so[...]
Gulmarg | Kashmir

Gulmarg | Kashmir

GULMARG The only place I wish I didnt go!. Place is hell dirty, dont-mess-with-me attitude guides, 2~3 hours queues for nothing and will I have good memories about this place? read on. 4th April. I hardly had 1 day for each of the attractio[...]
Pahalgam | Kashmir

Pahalgam | Kashmir

Pahalgam, I would say the best of Kashmir given Sonamarg is taken off the list as it gives access only on conditional basis. Our journey started 3rd April warm morning which turned to hot. With the busy, dusty outskirts of srinagar made it worse w[...]

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Xueshan 1 | Taiwan 1/10

Xueshan 1 | Taiwan 1/10

Syue Mountain / Xueshan / Snow Mountain Its not quite often I write one here counting a trek accomplished. Especially this year, I wanted to ensure to finish a trek and a dive this year. Luckily YMCA (sg) announced Xueshan hiking in Taiwan. It was[...]
Xueshan 2 | Taiwan 2/10

Xueshan 2 | Taiwan 2/10

Syue Mountain peak Trail Xueshan hike part 1 is here Around 5am, I brushed my teeth with a cup of hot water, used toilet in that weather and got my gears ready for the day. Thermo meter was showing minus 8. My worry at that time was not the [...]
MacLehose Trail | Hong Kong

MacLehose Trail | Hong Kong

Well..well. well.. For obvious reasons this is one of the trip I shall never forget. 🙂 It all started when one of my trek mate here sent a facebook request where YMCA's HK trip for Maclehose Trial was to be covered in 4 days. It said 100 KMs. H[...]
Gunung Datuk Trek

Gunung Datuk Trek

When do people curse themselves? Not often, but once in a while.. A rare one goes here.. Its been nice 4 long years since I trekked. Why hasnt this flashed atleast once? I was really in need of a break. Note, a good break. One of the trekking [...]
Kodachadri Trek

Kodachadri Trek

My previous company (HCL) was kind enough to pick me for another memorable trek. This time we conquered (?!) 'Kodachadri Peak' which is in western ghats of coastal Karnataka.. With a wind speed of 30KMPH and a straight expose to the fierce ra[...]