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Tilicho Lake – The world’s highest lake ?!

Tilicho Lake at 4,949 m collects the glacial melt of the entire northern slopes of Annapurna Mountain range and the Thorong Peak. Altough, Nepal proudly claims it to be the highest lake in the world, India has close competitors. Whether it is the world’s highest lake or not, it is one of the worlds most beautiful […]

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Annapurna – 10 Memories of Deep Himalayan Nepal

Annapurna Circuit and Annapurna Base Camp : A place I had dreamed about almost 5-years ago. A truly unique experience that filled me with a sense of accomplishment with true test to my ability and limit. I only returned with more passion and love for life on this heavenly place called earth !!! 1) Treacherous […]

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Varkala Beaches, India

Only a 50-km from Trivandrum airport, Varkala is one of the cheapest alternate beach option to Kovalam resorts. The stretch has only a few good hotels/hostels and restaurants. The time I visited the beach, I didn’t find it crowded with tourists. But, be prepared to play beach volleyball with the locals or take a casual […]

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Tak Bat – Silence is the code

Luang Prabang,Laos 5:30AM – Locals and curious tourists gather on the streets. Between 6 and 7 AM – Calm, collected and undisturbed saffron-robed monks line up, walk down the streets, and collect food that they would eat for the rest of the day. The town of Luang Prabang with well over 50 temples and monasteries, is […]

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Pink City (AKA Jaipur)

I went on a road trip with my parents from Agra to Jaipur in December, with a hope that Rajastan will cool down a bit. To my disappointment, it was a hot day from  sunrise to sunset. Jantar Mantar : Built by Raja Jai Singh in early 1700, Jantar Mantar is a collection of astronomical […]

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Slice of Heaven – Iceland

Reykjavik: Icelandic Air flies non-stop from Boston to Keflavik. If you plan on renting a car from the airport, make sure the pick up location is Keflavik airport, not Reykjavik airport. Stay : BB 44 guesthouse is about 35 mins drive from the airport in a town called Kopavugar. Great hospitality. Highlights: Past mid-night sunset and view […]

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