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Bishnupur: The land of Terracotta Temples

Bishnupur, located at a distance of around 140kms from Kolkata is one of the best weekend getaways from Kolkata. Rich in History, with its Terracotta temples, the place is a vibrant showcase of culture and history.

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Alleppey Trip – 2022

We took train to Alleppey from Bangalore. In Alleppey we travelled around mostly using autos and local buses. Autos are in plenty so did not face much issue.

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Goa – Candolim

Sep end, 2022 – Goa trip with family and friends

We took train from Bangalore to Goa (Vasco). Went straight to Candolim beach Marquis Beach Resort. The stretch of beach in front of the resort was quite clean and had very sparse crowd. It felt almost like a private beach. However, it was not yet season in Goa. So crowd was anyways less.

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North Bengal Trip – Dooars

Dooars is the foothills of Himalayas, stretching from West Bengal to Assam. Though essentially plain land, the area is quite beautiful because of presence of several forests, interspersed with several mountain rivers, mainly the Teesta river.

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Pondicherry: Beach, Auro and more…

This was my second trip to Pondicherry, and I loved it as much as the first time. And left me wanting to go back again…

We had taken a bus which dropped us near a stop called Indira Gandhi Statue. From there we took a couple of autos to our homestay. This homestay was just opposite Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium.

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Aurangabad: Ajanta, Ellora and more…

If you want to understand what Incredible India truly means, head to Aurangabad, in central Maharashtra, around 350km from Mumbai, the city around which you have the incredible Ajanta & Ellora caves.

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Lepakshi Temple

130 kms drive to see a temple? Not worth it, I had said. I stood corrected and humbled by the magnificent architecture.

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Haridwar: Gateway to God

Haridwar is one of the holiest places for Hindu religion. Situated beside Holy Ganges river, thousands of Hindus visit this place for praying and taking a holy dip in Ganges.

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Hampi: Natures’s Cradle

Hampi, in North Karnataka, around 350kms from Bangalore, presents an awesome cocktail of rivers, hills, heritage and awesome food which is irresistible to a traveller.

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Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary, Mysore

Located in the outskirts of Mysore, this is a nice getaway if you are in Mysore. Or if you are going somewhere via Mysore, it’s worth a stop for a couple of hours.

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Kozhikode: Kappad Beach

Bangalore to Kozhikode is about 380kms. The route was – Mysore>Gudlepet>Sultan Bathery>Kalpetta>Vythiri>Kozhikode.

We were to stay in a beachfront homestay called Liberty House in Kappad Beach, Kozhikode.

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Road Trip to Wayanad

Wayanad, a district in Kerala, has one of the least population and one of the most picturesque landscape. We had a long weekend during Diwali 2017 and were looking for someplace where we could relax, at the same time there would be enough to explore. Wayanad seemed an ideal choice.

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