3 ½ hours and one scary winding up hill road later we reached Horton plains, one of the most popular national parks in Sri Lanka. Many tourist both local and foreign come to Horton plains because of its world famous natural beauty, rich biodiversity and to see the world’s end cliff (no not literally 😛 … Continue reading World’s End and Horton Plains– Sri Lanka
A history buff heading to Sri Lanka? Then Anuradhapura is the place for you! Anuradhapura is an ancient historical city located in the north central province of Sri Lanka. A UNESCO world heritage site, Anuradhapura is such a city that where ever you stand you’re bound to be standing near or even on top of … Continue reading A City with a History- Anuradhapura
I love going on Treks.. Hiking, trekking, mountain climbing you name it, I love it. I love the adrenaline, the scenic views and the unexpectedness of it, you never know what’s waiting for you at the end of a trail. Every time I plan a trip I make sure to add a trek here and … Continue reading Tips to prepare yourself for a Trek..
Holi, India’s colorful gift to the world, is a grand annual festival celebrated in India, Nepal and many parts of the world where Indian communities live. It is commonly known as the “Festival of color” and is a celebration of the arrival of spring. It also is the one occasion where you get to go … Continue reading The Story of Color -Origin of “Holi”
Sri Lanka, a tropical paradise island located in the Indian Ocean is world famous for Tea, Cinnamon and gorgeous beaches, but being a native I know firsthand it has much more to offer especially in terms of travel. So this is an attempt to list ten of the major “Must do’s” in this paradise island … Continue reading A simple guide to Sri Lanka
Batu caves are a labyrinth of limestone caves located 17 Km from Kuala Lumpur, home to a world famous Hindu temple complex. It is without a doubt the most popular Hindu temple complex in Malaysia and is dedicated to lord Murugan. On our way to Taman negara from Kuala Lumpur we decided to stop at … Continue reading Batu Caves
Last Sunday I was on my way to Colombo from Kandy on the 7.40 am intercity bus. It was the middle of a long weekend so the bus was packed with locals visiting relatives (Me, Me, Mee!!) and a few foreign travelers making their way to Colombo. A few minute before the departure time a … Continue reading Sorry!…
Day 2 Next morning the kind-hearted monk at the Sri Lankan temple arranged us and a small flock of students also from Sri Lanka to visit a few of the archaeologically important sites located in and around Rajgir. Rajgir is the first capital city of Magadha kingdom and is filled with ruins and locations connected … Continue reading Gaya and Rajgir (Gaya Adventures part 2)
Situated on the bank of river Niranjana (present day Lilajan river), Gaya is the second largest township in the state of Bihar and is one of the most popular tourist sites owing to its rich historical and cultural significance. This Town is home to many major religious sites belonging to different religions and also … Continue reading Gaya Adventure –Part 1
A colorful city nested in the Himalayan foothills, Darjeeling is by far one of the most scenic cities that I have ever been to. Surrounded by snow-capped giants and lush greenery this town is the place I first fell in love with the Himalayas. First time I went to Darjeeling was in 2005 with … Continue reading Darjeeling- Queen of the hills!