Tag: Travels

City Escapes, Travels

Riding Solo in Jaipur: Day 1 at Hawa Mahal, City Palace & Jal Mahal!

Walking out of my dorm room, I headed towards the wash basin area. It had been a long day, beginning with a 5am flight, followed by an entire afternoon of roaming about in the Jaipur ‘winter’ sun which was anything but wintery. I couldn’t wait to take my contact lenses off and plop under the …

City Escapes, Touristy Spots, Travels

When in Vizag: Day 2 at the beautiful Araku!

“Do you want to go…you know…down there?” “I don’t know. Do I?” “We could if you wanted to go deeper…” Yeah, not what it sounds like. We were standing in half darkness, that was punctured at regular intervals by green, blue and pink lights, contemplating about going further down the Borra Caves. Having already climbed …

City Escapes, Travels

When in Vizag: Day 1 of Tourist-ing across the City

I woke up with a start. Did I miss it? Checked my phone. 3.45 am. Maybe not then, I thought, allowing myself a sigh of relief. I was on the Coromandel express, traveling to Visakhapatnam. This train goes till Chennai and halts at Vizag at approximately 4 am – for 20 minutes (I made it …