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All personal travelogues from within the country.

A Setback To Calcutta

For anyone who’s seen the paradigm shift of analog to digital photography, the name Bourne & Shephard can’t be new. The oldest photography processing studio in India and one of the oldest across the globe, established in 1863 by Britishers in Calcutta. Which kept up with its good work even after drastic deterioration in customers…

My Kerala Itinerary

For the past almost 2 months I have extensively written about my Kerala trip in 9 separate article, which are in no certain chronological order and just segregated as an article per place. Today I will craft the exact itinerary and how I went about it, which would hopefully help a lot of people, in planning their ultra-expensive…

One for the Birds

I woke up early morning, got ready and ran to the bus station only to know the next bus to Kumarakom is after 45 minutes or so, which was good in a sense. It gave me ample time to have a peaceful spicy vada and Kattan (Kerala tea) for breakfast. Kattan is something unique yet indigenous…

The beauty and the beach

Kochi or the former Cochin, is the financial as well as business capital of Kerala and flocks more tourist and resident population as compared to Trivandrum.  Known as the Queen of the Arabian Sea, This place has been ruled by Portuguese, British and Dutch in the past; was one the earliest European colonies in India majorly…

Touchdown in Trivandrum

Thiruvananthapuram – The capital of God’s own country, Kerala or the former Trivandrum is just the political capital for the state as Cochin happily enjoys the status of being the commercial capital of Kerala. That being said, this in no ways makes it any less beautiful than its counterpart. Infact, I am all for having…

Drifting through “Scotland of Asia”

Vagamon– “Scotland of Asia “is situated at an altitude of 1100 m above sea level, on the outskirts of the Western Ghats. Being surrounded by three main hills – Murugan, Kurisomala and Thangal each representing the principal religions in Kerala i.e. Hinduism, Christianity and Islam – depicting the absolute cultural harmony. Initially discovered by the British;…