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Hội An – A Townful of Lanterns

What seemed like a quiet and calm town in the morning with empty streets, closed shutters of shops and a meager amount of  people on the streets, quickly changed into a bustling and happening place. Amidst a sea of lights, I stood dazzled by the thousands of Continue reading Hội An – A Townful of Lanterns

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Avalabetta and Gudibande Fort- A Tranquil Day Trip from Bengaluru

WHERE IS IT?

Avalabetta hill is located in the Chikballapur district of Karnataka about 100 km North of Bengaluru. This hill is a better choice if you prefer some solitude as compared to Nandi Hills that can get quite crowded. Gudibande Fort also lies in the Chikballapur district 25km away from Avalabetta. Continue reading Avalabetta and Gudibande Fort- A Tranquil Day Trip from Bengaluru

Around Gangtok-A day trip filled with patriotism

Where is it?

Gangtok – the largest town and the capital of Sikkim lies along one side of a hill. Although, it enjoys a stable mild climate throughout the year, it is prone to frequent landslides during the monsoon. It is also in close proximity to the Indo-China border of Nathula Pass. Continue reading Around Gangtok-A day trip filled with patriotism

Lachung, Over the frozen mountains & beneath the shining sun

Where Is It?

Located at an elevation of more than 9000 ft above sea level, this tiny town is a visual delight. Lachung, which means “small pass”, comes under the Protected Area of North Sikkim. Apart from being a picturesque location, it is the base camp to head to Yumthang valley and Zero Point. Continue reading Lachung, Over the frozen mountains & beneath the shining sun