Asia

By Mamta Naidu
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Jul 23rd, 2016
Marveling at every second creature I spot, including people, while my fellow travelers roll their eyes at me, is what makes the whole journey worthwhil...
By Mamta Naidu
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Mar 23rd, 2016
Owing to the Velas turtle festival during the turtle nesting and hatching season, there are more tourists in the village than residents! Turtles have b...
By Mamta Naidu
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Apr 16th, 2015
I always thought of Ooty as a place only fit for honeymooners: cold, hilly and romantic. “Ooty and me? no way,” used to be my usual response. When we ...
By Mamta Naidu
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Mar 3rd, 2015
When I talk about trekking in the Himalayas, sometimes people ask me, “What is the point in walking or climbing aimlessly from one point to another, in...
By Mamta Naidu
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Oct 25th, 2014
Here I realized it was possible to walk in the clouds but without Keanu Reeves by my side. The white fluffy clouds descended so low on the town that it...
By Mamta Naidu
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Sep 26th, 2014
As a kid the very sound of market excited me, because of its association with the pleasant prospect of shopping, much to my father’s dismay. The soun...
By Mamta Naidu
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Jun 3rd, 2014
Being a city dweller and coming from a place where anything I need is at a call, click of a button or Mum away, Kuveshi took my traditional beliefs on ...
By Mamta Naidu
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Dec 27th, 2013
It is true that in Hampi you can see more boulders and sculptures than you can see stars in the sky. And the locals will casually announce with a satis...
By Mamta Naidu
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Dec 27th, 2013
If you’re like me, a little stupid and love quaint little villages and gregarious denizens, Agumbe is for you. If you’re like me, a little weird and lo...
By Mamta Naidu
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Dec 27th, 2013
And then you can ride a boat till paradise, I mean, beach. Smell of the sea, sound of the water, Seagulls soaring high up against the sun studded sky,...