Category: Travel

Rocky mountains national park
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Rocky Mountain National Park

Driving along the trail ridge road, cold breeze gusting through the body and spectacular view of the Rocky mountains is something that will surely make anyone say Wow..Amazing.. Even better for nature lovers, this place has plethora of nature gifts. There are beautiful mountains covered with pine trees with some snow still visible on the …

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Pikes Peak

Pikes Peak is the highest summit of the southern Front Range of the Rocky Mountains of North America. The ultra-prominent 14,115-foot (4,302.31 m) fourteener is located in Pike National Forest, 12.0 miles (19.3 km) west by south of downtown Colorado Springs in El Paso County, Colorado, United States. The most visited mountain in North America and the second most visited …

RoyalGorge
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Royal Gorge Bridge

The Royal Gorge Bridge is a tourist attraction near Cañon City, Colorado with an amusement park located along the edge of the Royal Gorge around both ends of the bridge. The bridge crosses the gorge 955 feet (291 m) above the Arkansas River and is one of the highest suspension bridge in the world. When I reached the site, I …

Belle dancing
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Street Photography in Boulder

So it’s my first time in the States and I am already falling in love with the place. Tried my hands on street photography using my new 35mm nikon prime lens. Posting few pictures that I took at Pearl street mall and Chautauqua park in Boulder over the weekend. The Pearl Street Mall (also referred to as …

Pahalgam
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Pahalgam – Valley of Shepherds

Located 95 km from Srinagar at a height of 7200 ft, Pahalgam, known as the ‘Valley of Shepherds’, is a famous hill station in Jammu and Kashmir where many films have been shot. Standing at the confluence of Lidder river and the Sheshnag lake, Pahalgam is surrounded by thickly wooded pine forests, breathtaking vistas of meadows and …

Gulmarg
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Gulmarg – Beauty of Kashmir

Gulmarg‘s legendary beauty, prime location and proximity to Srinagar naturally make it one of the premier hill resorts in the country. Originally called ‘Gaurimarg’ by shepherds, its present name was given in the 16th century by Sultan Yusuf Shah, who was inspired by the sight of its grassy slopes emblazoned with wild flowers. Gulmarg was …

Srinagar
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Kashmir – Paradise on Earth

Kashmir in India is often called as paradise on earth due to the mesmerising nature’s beauty it is engulfed with. Chilled green valleys, crystal lakes and the snow-capped mountains of Kashmir have sheltered the inhabitants of the hot Indian plains from the times of the Mughals and continue to do so. While the rest of India …

McLeod Ganj
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McLeod Ganj

McLeod Ganj is a suburb of Dharamsala in Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh, India. It is known as “Little Lhasa” or “Dhasa” because of its large population of Tibetans. McLeod Ganj is the residence of His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama and the site of the Tibetan exile community’s main temple. The Tibetan government-in-exile is headquartered …

Rishikesh
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Rishikesh – Shivpuri

Ever since the Beatles rocked up at the ashram of the Maharishi Mahesh Yogi in the late ‘60s, Rishikesh has been a magnet for spiritual seekers. Today it styles itself as the ‘Yoga Capital of the World’, with masses of ashrams and all kinds of yoga and meditation classes. Most of this action is north …

Dalhousie
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Dalhousie

Dalhousie is a hill station in Himachal Pradesh, established in 1854 by the British Empire’s government in India as a summer retreat for its troops and officials. Dalhousie was named after Lord Dalhousie, who was the British Governor-General in India. Located on the western edge of the Dhauladhar mountain range of the Himalayas, it is surrounded by snow-capped …

Kolkata
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Kolkata

Kolkata (formerly Calcutta) is the capital of India’s West Bengal state. Founded as an East India Company trading post, it was India’s capital under the British Raj from 1773-1911. Today it’s known for its grand colonial architecture, art galleries and cultural festivals. It’s also home to Mother House, headquarters of the Missionaries of Charity, founded …

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Dubai sightseeing

Dubai hosts a long list of sightseeing places but if you are planning a budget tour then 4 days must be enough to cover all the highlights. One of the major sightseeing attraction of Dubai is Burj Al Arab. It is one of the world’s most luxurious hotel. Also the third tallest hotel in the world, Burj Al Arab …

dubai mall
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Burj Khalifa, Dubai mall

Burj Khalifa is the tallest artificial structure in the world, standing at 829.8 m. The building opened in 2010, as part of the new development called Downtown Dubai. It is located just adjacent to the Dubai Mall, one of the largest shopping mall in the world. Downtown Dubai also has the Fountain show as a major tourist attraction. The …

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Dubai architecture

Dubai is well known for its urban development and architecture. When you explore this city you will see marvellous skyscrapers, beautifully designed buildings, well planned roads and transport and lot of development going on in the city. These are some of the shots I took on the day I visited the Palm Atlantis and JBR …