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Wat Arun | Bangkok 5/5

Wat Arun | Bangkok 5/5

Arun Wat - Temple of Dawn This was our last stop of the day. It wasn't easy as I thought. The Internet says just cross the river via a boat but its not as simple as that. Right at the corner of the Palace (At the exit, take left to the end) is Tha[...]
The Grand Palace | Bangkok 4/5

The Grand Palace | Bangkok 4/5

The Grand palace After Wat Pho, we walked for 15 minutes on the pavement along the compound of the Palace to reach the entrance. The road next to the pavement was extremely congested on just one way. After a short queue and paying 500 bahts (bit h[...]
Wat Pho | Bangkok 3/5

Wat Pho | Bangkok 3/5

WAT PHO (Wat Phrachetuphon Wimonmangkhalaram Ratchaworamahawihan) Opening Hours: Daily from 8am - 6pm Admission Fee: 100 baht for foreigners This is a huge complex and quite a bit of a walk from Palace. If one has plans to cover Wat Arun, the [...]
Wat Mahatat | Bangkok 2/5

Wat Mahatat | Bangkok 2/5

Wat Maha tat This is the main attraction in Ayuthaya. This is a temple in ruins and am sure if this wasnt ruined, it would have attracted visitors from all over the world. This is located east of the Grand Palace. It is the royal temple and most s[...]
Bang Pa In Palace | Bangkok 1/5

Bang Pa In Palace | Bangkok 1/5

Bangkok First More November months I face, my interest towards counting my age itself agonizing let alone my birthday celebrations. Nth time, let me say, One's birthday to be celebrated my the people not by the self or by the loved ones. Anyway[...]
Kota Kinabalu | Malaysia

Kota Kinabalu | Malaysia

Except a nightmare reaching Senai airport and coming back, this was a first trip where I didnt had to worry about itinerraries. Plan was way too simple. To count my lovely little one's First Birthday, I opted to splurge a little bit and stayed in Sha[...]
Airshow Singapore 2014

Airshow Singapore 2014

Singapore airshow (2014) was open to public visitors on 15th and 16th of Feb. I never wish to miss one of these. They are definitely an experience which barely could express in pictures. The vibe will be great and the near deafening jets and obviousl[...]
Chinese Garden in HDR

Chinese Garden in HDR

It was when Kannan came to Singapore and we wanted to give a good work to our beasts - 5DM3. I always fantasize about being there in Chinese Garden (SG), right after a heavy rain. Whole place looks at its best and makes me to forget am in a city stat[...]
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 [...]

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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.. :P 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[...]
Srinagar | Kashmir

Srinagar | Kashmir

The most controversial state in India. Got a whole load of books related to Kashmir, and gonna write about them in a decade (most probably) under MyViews here. For the money I spent, I could/should have chosen a asian country that I didnt land my[...]

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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[...]