Amidst the ruins of Hampi

Hampi, a village in northern Karnataka, with surreal boulder-strewn landscape intermingled by bright emerald green paddy fields, the incredible ruins, the lonely banks of Tungabhadra, and lanes lined with bohemian cafes that emanates the hippie vibe, is a haven to travellers. According to historical memoirs, the city of Hampi was once regarded by travellers as “one…

Breathtakingly Beautiful: Skandagiri Sunrise

The times are not the best. Most of us are confined to the four walls of our house, either with or away from our loved ones. Indeed all of us are doing our part, fighting together the pandemic that has hit nations across the planet. Nevertheless, it is quite challenging to be at home 24×7,…

Trekking the largest monolith hill in Asia: Savandurga

Remember a time when you finally got sick of hopping bars every weekend and felt like going on a little adventure? If you are running out of options and are lucky to live in or around the Silicon Valley of India why not put on those trekking shoes, wake up real early and climb the…

A Priceless Inheritance: The Heritage Sites

TRAVEL STORIES – FICTION – NON-FICTION There is no denying that Indian land is one of the oldest civilizations in the world with a kaleidoscopic variety and rich cultural heritage. India has achieved all-round socio-economic progress since its Independence from the British Raj in 1947. The historical establishments serve as a reminder of the significant past and that’s…

Collecting Postcards

TRAVEL STORIES – FICTION – NON-FICTION Have you seen the movie ‘Into the wild’? It’s a biographical adventure drama film based on the true story of Christopher McCandless, a man who hiked across North America into the Alaskan wilderness in the early 1990s. Sounds exciting right? Travelling is so IN now-a-days don’t you think? 1 in every 10…

For the Glory of Sports

Media portrays the World Champions in any sport as superhuman. People worship them as they worship their own Gods. But these champions are not bestowed with magic powers. The Universe didn’t add any chemical X inside them when they were born. They are people like you and me and the next-door-neighbour. But what separates them…