The route to Melukote from Bangalore is via Mandya. After taking a right turn on the highway, we travel through serene Indian countryside. The green belt of Mandya is rich in sugarcane plantations, and a treat for one’s sore urban eyes. It takes about 2.5 to 3 hours to reach Melukote from Bangalore. Once we […]


Dochu La Pass Punakha Valley Young Buddhist Monk at Punakha Prayer Flags at Punakha   Smiling Monks Beautiful fields in the fertile Punakha Valley Khamsum Yuelley Namgyal Chorten Khamsum Yuelley Namgyal Chorten Pungtang Dechen Photrang Dzong Inside the Punakha Dzong Punakha Dzong Lit up in Twilight Young Bhutanese boy at Punakha Town   Tiger’s Nest […]

Toy Making at Channapatna

  I visited Channapatna along with two other photographers with the intention of seeing how they make wooden toys. Channapatna is en route to Mysore from Bangalore. Having traveled on that route many times, I have seen wooden toys being sold by the highway. However, I have never actually seen them being made. We managed […]

Monsoon Magic in Munnar

  Traveling from Kochi to Munnar, we made our first stop at a waterfall by the road side. Most tourists were busy clicking selfies next to the flowing water, but a few of us from the #photographyescapade group were amused by monkeys that were huddled on the trees beside the road. This particular family of […]

Trekking to Hampta Pass and Camping at Chandratal Lake

Hampta Pass is a 4 day trek which starts from Manali and ends in a place called Chatru which is in Spiti Valley. I did the Hampta Pass trek in the August of 2016. The trek was organized by India Hikes. I was with a team of 24 other trekkers.  On this trek I witnessed […] | |