Polyandry, Alienation, Religion and Land: Many Shades of Kinnaur

Prologue It was the wedding night of Ram Kumar Negi and Jyothi. Ram’s green Kinnauri topi was hanging beside the closed wooden dwarang (door) of their humble two storied hut in the village of Rakchham in Kinnaur. Their beautiful wooden hut was today neatly decorated with Bijli lamps. It was also the wedding day of Ram’s … More Polyandry, Alienation, Religion and Land: Many Shades of Kinnaur

Rate this:

Traveling to Kalpa: The Adrenaline Rush

Traveling to Kalpa: The Adrenaline Rush Prologue Milton had immortalized the flavor of paradise in his illustrious creations Paradise Lost and Paradise Regained. People had quite often compared the valleys of Kashmir as being the true Jannat  (Paradise) on Earth. There is no doubt about that! But how many of us are aware that, beyond … More Traveling to Kalpa: The Adrenaline Rush

Rate this:

Chitkul the last Inhabited Himachali village near Indo-Tibet Border

Prologue We had been excited like anything from the moment we had read about the Kinnaur village Chitkul last winter. As our trip to Kinnaur shaped out during this year’s summer vacation, we could hardly hide our elation and excitement about this amazing place. Our journey from Kalpa to Chitkul We had already booked a … More Chitkul the last Inhabited Himachali village near Indo-Tibet Border

Rate this:

Kalsang Friends’ Corner..appetizing and outstanding

Prologue Dinning in a place of tourist interest is always interesting. I have not expressed myself much in my earlier blogs anything about dinning. But the last trip to Dehradun was something amazing, which I thought I should bring to my readers at mytravelnama.com. The experience at Kalsang Friends’ Corner was truly amazing. And I … More Kalsang Friends’ Corner..appetizing and outstanding

Rate this:

Robber’s Cave Dehradun: Admiring the beauty of Nature

PROLOGUE Ever since my childhood days, I had been enthralled by the stories of the hideous mysteries of caves. The fear factor started from the stories of Tom Sawyer, Ali Baba and Forty Thieves, Aladdin. The adventure of Tom Sawyer in that mysterious cave scared a hell out of me. I had enjoyed cave exploration to my … More Robber’s Cave Dehradun: Admiring the beauty of Nature

Rate this:

Fatehpur Sikri: Exploring the Royal Court

PROLOGUE In earlier issues of mytravelnama, we had presented you some amazing facts and figures including pictures of Fatehpur Sikri depicting the pinnacle of administrative and spiritual glory of the Mughal empire during the reign of Akbar the Great. Well, in the new year, let us have a long journey to the great emperor’s Royal … More Fatehpur Sikri: Exploring the Royal Court

Rate this:

Incredible Vrindavan

Prologue …..The brave teenager with dark complexion was beating a furious multi headed gigantic venomous serpent to its doom. His parents and neighbours were crying for help and God’s mercy on the banks of the Yamuna. The water and the air around the river were bitterly poisoned by the venom spitted by the evil serpent … More Incredible Vrindavan

Rate this:

Akbar’s Tomb: One among India’s prized Architectural Marvels

Prologue  We had a long cherished dream of having a rendezvous with Akbar’s Tomb…one of our country’s precious architectural marvels. The opportunity came during our prized winter vacation in Agra. We were returning from the Mariam’s Tomb towards Agra city taking the Agra Delhi Highway (NH2). Our journey was fairly quick, we had to turn around and … More Akbar’s Tomb: One among India’s prized Architectural Marvels

Rate this:

Dalhousie Delights

Prologue The dark woods wooed me too long, The drooping shadows of the pines – Haunted me, ignited visions of peace, I wanted to throw away, The heartless cacophony around me! I cherished to lay my restless soul                   On the meadows so green- Quench my thirst with the wild brooks around me, The mountains … More Dalhousie Delights

Rate this:

A peek into PK’s Hideout in Delhi…The Enigmatic Ugrasen Baoli

Indranil Mutsuddi Prologue I hope with the immense popularity of the Bollywood flick PK (directed by Rajkumar Hirani), all of you must be aware how the talented journo “Jaggu” (played by Anushka Sharma) dug out the alien PK’s (played by Aamir Khan) hideout at the Ugrasen Baoli in C.P. (Connaught Place), New Delhi. PK’s Hideout … More A peek into PK’s Hideout in Delhi…The Enigmatic Ugrasen Baoli

Rate this: