Neelakurinji blooms again!

‘Neela’ in local jargon translates to the colour blue and ‘Kurinji’ to a flower. Neelakurinji is a bell shaped flower which blooms gregariously once in twelve years!  Yes, you read that right. The long wait of twelve years is finally over! The hills of Munnar will soon be burst into a sea of a dreamy shade of blue from … Continue reading Neelakurinji blooms again!



On one fine day, I was at work when my phone started ringing. Trin Trin ✆  and I know that when Arpita calls me during the day it's a call I need to answer! Arpita: “I’m Engaged” Me: “OMG! WOW, What is his name?  Where are you? Send me the pictures. I’m so excited!!! I’ll call … Continue reading Indore


The road journey from Bhuj to Dwarka was on cards for Day 4 of my Gujarat tour. Just be seated on the co-driver seat until I take my chances on what I saw that day. Speeding by, there were vast stretches of cotton fields and from a distance appeared like balls of snow sprinkled atop plants. I have … Continue reading Dwarka

Rann of Kutch

By offering prayers to the Almighty and seeking Her blessings in Umiya Mata and Ashapura temple (known for fulfilling wishes), we kicked off our trip and then followed our memorable journey to the White Desert. The religious power of Gujarat is well captured in the news lately( election demands more frequent visit to such temples … Continue reading Rann of Kutch


Harsh and I were eagerly awaiting the day when our Mom and Dad would have their first flying experience. Fortunately, this trip unwrapped first of their many experiences be it their first flight, first time to a beach, first ferry ride, first jungle safari and last but not the least first time such a long family trip. We … Continue reading Ahmedabad


One fine day, after having dinner, mother of the house started complaining by saying "Do you even know, it has been three years since we had our last family trip to Jaipur?" Before we could utter anything, the conversation took a sharp U-turn and epicenter was now on the used utensils still lying on the … Continue reading Gujarat