Bullet Points – Visakhapatnam & Bhubaneswar – Exploring 2 completely different cities

    In my previous post, I mentioned that Visakhapatnam, on first impressions, looked beautiful. In this post, I will jot down some of the points why it is my favorite city in India. Geographical landscape - a beautiful combination of beaches & hills. talking about the sea first 5 or 6 beaches. the isolated & … Continue reading Bullet Points – Visakhapatnam & Bhubaneswar – Exploring 2 completely different cities

The Best of Rameshwaram on a Bullet (India Bike Trip contd.)

Rameshwaram, a beautiful little island known for its religious significance, connected to the mainland with legendary bridges is one of the few destinations that I just couldn't get enough of. The island, covering just 67 square kilometers offers so many contrasting experiences - from hyperactive gigantic temples to the church ruins of a destroyed city, … Continue reading The Best of Rameshwaram on a Bullet (India Bike Trip contd.)

Varakala – Light House Beach Kovalam – Kanyakumari (India Bike Trip contd.)

On our last night at Varkala, we camped at the beautiful beach of Mayyanad, around 10km north of Cliff Beach. The sea breeze that day was not cold, making it uncomfortably warm inside the tent. So, I decided to get my sleeping mat out in the sand and got inside my sleeping bag on the beach … Continue reading Varakala – Light House Beach Kovalam – Kanyakumari (India Bike Trip contd.)

Exploring Quaint & Peaceful Beach Town of Varkala (India Road trip contd.)

If peace is your thing, let Varkala be the destination. This small town has something about it that makes it surreally peaceful. Remember our experiences in Coonoor? This place is even quieter, if that's possible, though not in an odd manner. Peace seems to prevail naturally in this place. The people here are calmer than any other … Continue reading Exploring Quaint & Peaceful Beach Town of Varkala (India Road trip contd.)

Kanyakumari to Rameshwaram via Tirunelveli (India bike trip contd.)

While deciding our routes on this journey, we made it a point to avoid highways and ride through the countryside as much as possible. And though I have said things against them, Kanyakumari to Tirunelveli is one highway you don't want to miss. Whether you are riding or driving, this road will make you want … Continue reading Kanyakumari to Rameshwaram via Tirunelveli (India bike trip contd.)