Sikkim ….The garden of the Gods….

Sikkim is the smallest and the least populous state of India and lies in the Eastern Himalayas. My visits…. It is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful state in the country. I was fortunate to visit this state on number of occasions. The natural beauty of the place and the simplicity of the populace keeps pulling me back again and again. I will cover Sikkim … Continue reading Sikkim ….The garden of the Gods….

I was slim…. but not exactly fit….

I have always maintained a slim athletic body. One thing which I just cannot stand is a bulging tummy. The slim is fit façade…. I have always followed a more or less set routine around which my life daily life revolves. I do take breaks from routine to ease out or travel. But within a given day the routine is set. As someone who believed … Continue reading I was slim…. but not exactly fit….

Puducherry ….Paris of the East….

I started my travel blogs taking you all on a tour of hills and vales of Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh. This time around I just thought of taking you all to the coastal plains down south. The place of focus is Puducherry which I happened to visit in Oct 2019. History…. As per historical records Poduke or Poduca (a market place) was a Roman trading … Continue reading Puducherry ….Paris of the East….

My pets ….My stress busters

Studies after studies the world over have brought out the positive role of pets in the management of human stress. As far back as as my memory takes me, there was always a pet dog at our home. All my life I have been fond of dogs but understood the real meaning of the role they could play in grooming my personal life quite late. … Continue reading My pets ….My stress busters

2021 ….A year loaded with hopes…..

2021 is here and two things are definitely going to be different. Firstly, it may not get the same rousing reception as all its predecessors got and secondly the expectations of life getting better in 2021 will be very high. The new year brings with it the hope that the anti COVID vaccine will finally be available and more than that the vaccine will be … Continue reading 2021 ….A year loaded with hopes…..

Marital discord …. The why and what of it….

Marital discord historically may be as old as the institution of marriage itself. Some lead to the courts while most in countries like India sustain through compromises. The trivial reasons… It is logical that no two people will have the same thought process. Differences are bound to be there in opinions. But, should that difference lead to separation? I have been dealing with this subject, … Continue reading Marital discord …. The why and what of it….

Dharamshala ….The spiritual dwelling….

I visited Dharamshala last year. Located in the shadow of Dhaula Dhar range, it is another favourite of tourists visiting Himachal Pradesh. It is the headquarter of District Kangra. The beautiful location…. The cool climate, the pines, rhododendrons and the tea gardens around give Dharamshala a unique beauty. The place has an average elevation of 1450 meters. All the features combined made it a natural … Continue reading Dharamshala ….The spiritual dwelling….

Gratitude 2020 …Life beyond the pandemic

2020 is finally coming to an end and what a year it has been. Unique by all means. The pandemic adversely affected the life of one and all. But still, I have a lot to be thankful for. The health issues…. For me the year 2020 started with a bang; got orders to move to a new place. Before I could move, I was hospitalised … Continue reading Gratitude 2020 …Life beyond the pandemic

Spiti valley …. beautiful nature…lovely people…

Spiti meaning the middle land is a cold desert mountain valley astride the river Spiti in North East Himachal Pradesh. Our next logical tourist destination after the beautiful Sangla was the Spiti valley. We left early in the morning for Tabo village the oldest operating Buddhist enclave in India. Tabo is home to the famous Tabo Monastery. The Journey…. The road is pretty fine barring … Continue reading Spiti valley …. beautiful nature…lovely people…