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Photo Blog – Sunset in the Thar desert

Photo Blog – Sunset in the Thar desert

Hello everyone, hope you all loved our post on getting a glimpse of Rajasthan through our itinerary. Rajasthan blew our mind with its beauty and we captured the memories through some beautiful photographs. For a change, we wanted to let our pictures do the talking in this post instead of our words. What do you say? 🙂 All pictures were shot in Sam Sand dunes in the Thar desert which is around 40km from Jaisalmer in Rajasthan. We spent a…

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Getting your first taste of Rajasthan – Itinerary & Planning

Getting your first taste of Rajasthan – Itinerary & Planning

Being South Indians, the north of India has always been a fascination for us – the extreme colours and scintillating textiles, innumerous palaces & forts, the free spirited dancing and rich food are too good to resist! So when we had a week off in the midst of our India trip, we planned our hearts out to visit one of the most colourful states of all – Rajasthan – the land of the Kings! We had only 6 days and…

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Honeymooning in Kenya – Itinerary & planning

Honeymooning in Kenya – Itinerary & planning

Most couples dream of a beach honeymoon, maybe some fantasize about romancing in Europe and then there is a teeny tiny group which dares to be unconventional. And we belong to the third category, obviously. To go on a wildlife safari had always been a dream for us, and when the chance presented itself for a week long honeymoon, that was the first thing that came to our mind. Oh, how glad we are to have made that decision! A…

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Travel the world draped in Six Yards…

Travel the world draped in Six Yards…

In the last few months, my travel wardrobe got a major upgrade. Something that I never once imagined that I would do, happened! From a complete dummy, I became a semi-expert and felt a joy unlike any other… Ofcourse I am talking about Sarees here 🙂 A saree is one of the traditional wears of India worn by millions of women everyday, be it while taking care of their home or running a country! Growing up, I saw my mom…

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Midnight hike up Kawah Ijen, the heavenly volcanic crater

Midnight hike up Kawah Ijen, the heavenly volcanic crater

Who doesn’t love to see a turquoise blue lake, shining with radiance when the first rays of sun descends on it? When we first saw pictures of Kawah Ijen or Ijen crater as it is commonly known, we were head over heels in love too. So when Singapore Airlines offered a steal deal to fly to Surabaya we immediately grabbed our tickets for the long weekend. Then came the blow! The hike to see this beautiful landscape is supposed to…

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