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Jaipur in Pictures

I find Jaipur delightful. It is firmly established on the tourism map and yet it remains as charming as ever. I have never been a fan of major tourist places but Jaipur by far is an exception. I like the colors, the food, the monuments and the shoppi...
by Travel Tales from India on Dec 1, 2014

The Mayhem Called Packing

I love to travel but I hate to pack. Packing gives me anxiety; packing is akin to nightmare for me. For international trips there are visas to worry about and I have got them on the last possible day so many occasions, which again meant last minute p...
by Travel Tales from India on Nov 27, 2014

A Memorable Stay at Jaipur Marriott

I am not a fan of road trips, they usually leave me tired. Also at least twice during any journey, I get a feeling that we barely escaped colliding! But the driver of my car from Jaipur Marriott was a real pro, I never felt that we would collide at a...
by Travel Tales from India on Nov 26, 2014

Sky Watch Friday- Beautiful Krabi Skies

It is because of participating in Sky Watch Friday over the years, I learned to appreciate the skies better. I still watch a lot more sunsets than sunrises but then I do not see that changing soon! And sometimes I do get to see sheer magic, as only...
by Travel Tales from India on Nov 14, 2014

A Peek into the Chinatown Bangkok

In all my visits to Bangkok (four and hoping for more) I never really tried street food, which was a pity. Bangkok and Thailand have such a varied street food culture and I was staying away from it! But I visited the Chinatown Bangkok which is on the...
by Travel Tales from India on Nov 13, 2014

Sofitel Krabi Phokeethra Golf and Spa Resort

I stayed for two nights at Sofitel Krabi Phokeethra Golf and Spa Resort which I will call simply Sofitel Krabi in the post. It is a beautiful property and has a magnificent swimming pool, a pool which is the biggest in Thailand. The architecture o...
by Travel Tales from India on Nov 12, 2014

Re Cafe and Bar, Ambiance Mall, Vasant Kunj

Chhavi and I visited Re Cafe and Bar Vasant Kunj (at Ambiance Mall ) this Sunday. Five minutes into the journey Chhavi started “Kaab aayega” (are we there yet) and I was wondering what to do. While chatting with her, I requested the drive...
by Travel Tales from India on Nov 11, 2014

Sky Watch Friday- Krabi Skies

There is something about watching sunsets, it is an activity of leisure, at least for me. In my daily life I am mostly commuting through the most blazing sunsets! When I am at home over the weekends, I still somehow do not end up watching sunsets. Su...
by Travel Tales from India on Nov 7, 2014

Koh Lanta in Pictures

Koh Lanta is a beautiful island in Krabi. To reach the island one has to take a boat or ferry from Krabi. My speed boat, was waiting for us at the private Pimalai Resort and Spa jetty. The jetty was about two hours drive from Krabi International Airp...
by Travel Tales from India on Nov 6, 2014

Kantiang Bay Beach, Koh Lanta

I stayed at the Pimalai Resort and Spa at Koh Lanta in Krabi, Thailand. The resort is right next to Kantiang Bay Beach. Koh is Thai means island. The first evening at I had free time, so I walked down the beach with my camera and tripod in hand. Unfo...
by Travel Tales from India on Nov 1, 2014

A Speed Boat Trip to Hong Island, Krabi with Sofitel

It is not every day that I have a luxury speed boat all to myself, well almost to myself! For accompanying me were 3 people, the driver of the speed boat, Salim and Nana, my beautiful host for the evening. Our destination was the Hong Island, Krabi.
by Travel Tales from India on Oct 29, 2014

Pak Khlong Talat- Bangkok’s Biggest Flower Market

Pak Khlong Talat is Bangkok’s biggest flower market. It is a riot of colors, the fragrances float through the street and it is a photographer’s delight. I visited the market at night. The shots are taken with XperiaZ3 or Canon550D. The ma...
by Travel Tales from India on Oct 28, 2014

10 Images from Thimphu, Bhutan

Thimphu is the biggest town in Bhutan. It seems to be in a hurry to become a city but like all the places in Bhutan that I visited it is so beautiful and charming. It didn’t feel like a big city at all. 10. Takin, the National Animal of Bhutan...
by Travel Tales from India on Oct 12, 2014

Chhavi and I at Jungle Jamboree

A few days back Chhavi and I went for dinner to Jungle Jamboree for dinner (on invitation). It is always good to go out with the kids. As the restaurant is in Gurgaon I managed to go on a week day itself. As the name suggests the restaurant has a jun...
by Travel Tales from India on Oct 6, 2014

Mountains, My Love

This is the first post from the new domain, about my first love, mountains. First off two big thank yous are due, first to Max Hartshorne, editor of Gonomad, who gave me my first break. You and Gonomad will always remain special. Second one is due to...
by Travel Tales from India on Oct 3, 2014

Gulmarg on a Rainy Day

It has been difficult to write about Kashmir. I barely manged to get out before the floods. What I saw on the roads left me shaken. And yet Gulmarg on a rainy day was beautiful. The water has receded and the state will now face different set of probl...
by Travel Tales from India on Sep 25, 2014

Gulmarg on a Rainy Day

It has been difficult to write about Kashmir. I barely manged to get out before the floods. What I saw on the roads left me shaken. And yet Gulmarg on a rainy day was beautiful. The water has receded and the state will now face different set of probl...
by Travel Tales from India on Sep 25, 2014

Gulmarg on a Rainy Day

It has been difficult to write about Kashmir. I barely manged to get out before the floods. What I saw on the roads left me shaken. And yet Gulmarg on a rainy day was beautiful. The water has receded and the state will now face different set of probl...
by Travel Tales from India on Sep 25, 2014

Screen Full of Stuff!

Screen full of stuff, that is how I describe these pictures! They are easy to take and a feast for the eyes. Also you will find them easily in our markets. So, without further delay, here is my screen full of stuff! 10. Cats, Dilli Haat If you live i...
by Travel Tales from India on Sep 22, 2014

Screen Full of Stuff!

Screen full of stuff, that is how I describe these pictures! They are easy to take and a feast for the eyes. Also you will find them easily in our markets. So, without further delay, here is my screen full of stuff! 10. Cats, Dilli Haat If you live i...
by Travel Tales from India on Sep 22, 2014


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