An exhilarating view from Diskit Monastery (Nubra Valley)
Location: Diskit Monastery, Leh
About Diskit Monastery
We visited Leh , Diskit Gompa in the month of July & we were amazed by the incredible magnificence of nature lying in this region.
Diskit Monastery is situated in Nubra Valley, on top of a hill. One needs to climb close to 60-70 stairs to reach the top. It lies above the plains of river flowing from the huge rocky mountains which can be heard gushing through while climbing the hill for monastery.
It is the oldest and largest Buddhist monastery (termed as … Continue Reading
Its none other than Leh, The paradise of India !
This Part I of our Leh trip covers – Heaven of India: Delhi To Leh & NUBRA Valley!
I had always dreamt to go on a biking trip on the world’s largest motorable road, but fulfilment of this wish is yet awaited. Due to lack of holidays, we planned our expedition to Ladhak by boarding Delhi – Leh Flight. It was just 2 hour flight, but the climate of Leh is highly unpredictable so landing was not so sure.
As we peeped the window, huge snowy mountains greeted us. But, … Continue Reading
Witnessing a sunset!
Can the Sunset be Melodious? Sun sets everyday, isn’t it? But still some views can be just scintillating.
Nature, Sunrise, Sunsets, they all drive us crazy. As the colours spread across, making the sky a vibrant piece of cloth, its unfolds the majesty in itself.
We happened to witness an hour long gorgeous sunset over the city of Florence from “Piazza Michelangelo” on the banks of River Arno. As the beautiful city full of tunnels got close to the darkness, as the mountains in the backdrop blurred, the sun spread its orange-red hues amidst the skies. And … Continue Reading
Exploring Bird Sanctuary
Winters, long weekend, Sunny day, what could be better than visiting a Nature Park or Bird Sanctuary to pamper your eyes with some amazing Avifauna’s around?
Yes, #FOTW did the same & visited Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary, often called as Keoladeo Bird Sanctuary in Bharatpur, Rajasthan. It is situated very close to Delhi (3.5-4hrs run) & Agra and poses as a perfect weekend destination.
All the more why this place stands apart from many small bio-diversity parks, is the quantum of Migratory birds visiting Bharatpur Nature Park or Bird Sanctuary during the winter season. Encapsulating close to 350 … Continue Reading
The Zoo’s, farms and Sea Life when in Melbourne!
Melbourne, The most “Liveable” place on this earth is full of nature and amazing landscapes. Ranging from Seaside views to shiny buildings, cruises, adventure sports, Riverfronts, it offers a complete package for the travellers. And all the more so, it is worth every penny for our little munchkins. It has a lot of their interest in its pockets.
Exploring Flora & Fauna, interacting with animals in farms, running in the orchard fields is something every kid enjoys. Read out “Enchanting Melbourne” and get ready for this post to help you … Continue Reading
A date with Nature, Wildlife, Art, Cuisine, Ah Melbourne!!
I could hear my heart thumping heavily on one look of Melbourne. A city with immense adventure in the form of fauna encounters, water activities, Ballooning, serenity on the banks of river, a lavish treat for the taste buds, a power nap while sun bathing, unwinding on beaches. And yes not to miss the stunning Art galleries, Museums & Gaol. A city swearing to ensure we’re on cloud nine 🙂.
There are more than 160 travel attractions in Melbourne, but we need to be selective basis the taste. We being adventure, … Continue Reading
August marks the beginning of the holiday season. Be it Independence Day or “Rakshabandhan “or “Janmastami “, multiple opportunities are available to plan a long weekend gateway. As monsoon is half passed, we can enjoy the lush green plains or break taking views over the mountains or waterfalls, or just sit in a holiday home sipping coffee and watching rain drops creating magic on earth.
With 3-4 days available for a trip, we can look beyond the usual weekend gateway. Thanks to dropping airfare and discounts deals, many far flung destinations are now within budget for all.
Among all, Bengaluru … Continue Reading
A trip to JIM Corbett National Park
The history of being the first national park to be established in mainland Asia was enchanting. The writings of Conservation specialist JIM CORBETT was exquisite. To experience this uniqueness of the landscapes, we planned a 2 day visit to Jim Corbett national park. We chose not to go for the sprawling luxurious resorts, but to spend the calm & fascinating time inside the Jungle at one of the Forest Rest Houses (Bijrani).
The early mornings of December gave us a chill, but soon relaxed with the sun emerging out giving us warmth.This beautiful … Continue Reading
A meeting with Jackie Chan :
We had a wonderful opportunity to meet and greet Jackie Chan and be a part of International event for 4 days at China (Beijing and Shanghai).
I knew that coming days would be a blast meeting & greeting the biggest philanthropist, a loyal hero for many kids & to enjoy a superb cultural remix.
A day to know Jackie Chan more closely :
On day2, post having a lovely city trip, we arrived at Marriott. With lovely arrangements for the FAN gathering, first luncheon was followed by the most awaited party. Some 500-600 people … Continue Reading
China as a Tourist!
Being an Indian, a reason for a trip to china would have been “business and exhibition”. If me and my husband would not have stumbled upon an exciting opportunity, China would have never been in our list for a voyage! This exquisite wonder came across for Beijing & Shanghai. To make it more special, we got a chance to be a part of “International Event – Jackie Chan International FAN club”,to celebrate Jackie Chan’s 60th Birthday at Beijing.
Without any thoughts juggling over, this was a certain motivation & a life changer trip to meet … Continue Reading