Iceland for Indians - a travelogue

Flowers in Iceland

It was interesting to find out that the hot springs at Geysir in Iceland gave birth to the name geyser. Iceland was full of surprises. One has to see the smoke rising from hot springs and volcanic sites in the backdrop of bluish-white ice and snow

25 August, 2008 | Views: 9318

Indian travellers - exploring the world

New York city

With three months of gallivanting across the US, Canada, and London, brothers - Prem Anand, Ram Anand and Krishna Anand Tripathi had a whale of a time. They share their experiences here...

05 August, 2008 | Views: 4754

French Allure - An Indian perspective

Geese At Fontainbleau, France

Rekha and Colonel Shradhanand Dhondiyal spent 80 days in the French countryside. Fontainebleau, Moret Sur Loing and Paris enchanted them with their infectious leisurely, laid back lifestyle and the heady smell of wine at all times of the day. They

29 July, 2008 | Views: 9732

Weekend at Jim Corbett National Park

Peacocks at Bijrani, Jim Corbett National Park, India

Lecturer Roli Rai and son Pranav thought it a wise idea to take off to Ramnagar in the Kumaon hills for a breath of fresh air. A weekend with nature at Jim Corbett National Park was all that the duo needed to relax.

12 August, 2008 | Views: 17635

Vrindavan visit - Saavan and Jhoolan

Radha Krishna Wall painting at Iskcon temple, Vrindavan

Swami Haridas, who was also mentor to Akbar’s court musician Tansen had worshipped Krishna through classical music and self-composed verses. His followers still follow suit at a lesser known place to visitors.Tatiya-wala sthan as the Brajwasis

28 July, 2008 | Views: 15970

Butterflies in our midst

Butterflies in city life

Dyed yellow by the June sun, Himalayan butterflies accompanied me inquisitively all the way up the hill to Neelkath. To them, my open jeep was just another drab-coloured flying insect may be, but faster.

17 July, 2008 | Views: 8452

Auli in June

The road to Joshimath, along River Ganga, India

I have never seen such high mountains. They are majestic, gigantic and intimidating. These mountains are a part of the Nanda Devi Range in the Garhwal Himalayas. The most amazing thing that I realize here are the electric-line towers situated at

12 July, 2008 | Views: 41810

Fruit Cream, Navratri fasting recipe from India

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