About the blog: A plethora of activities await you at the ancient temple town Rameswaram (otherwise known as Pamban island) beside visiting the famous Ramanathaswamy Temple, one of the sacrosanct Char Dhams of Hindu pimgrims. In this travel guide, I try to answer frequent questions like things to do at Rameswaram, where to eat at […]
Dhanushkodi Travel guide: The Haunting of a Forgotten Town by the Indian Ocean
Dhanushkodi, the abandoned Ghost town of India’s tip from the East Coast.
Sri Rangam Temple: The Largest Hindu Temple in the World!
Located at the ancient temple town of Srirangam, Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu, the Sri Rangam temple (also known as Sri Ranganathar Swamy Temple) is the epitome of Dravidian architecture. Each stone of the temple is curved with an artistic skill and recreates a timely experience dating back to an ancient era. Beautiful is an understatement to […]
Weekend Gateway to Ooty, Queen of Hills
With a descending Sun at the Doddabetta peak behind me, I remember that one evening as I frantically try to climb down the hilly road, snaking the mountain and reaching towards a lesser known Toda settlement. Todas, the ethnic group from Nilgiris, have inhabited Udagamandalam, otherwise adored as Ooty, from time immemorial. In a red […]