La Sultana Oualidia: Hideaway in Heaven.

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I usually avoid saying 'oh! we took the off beaten path' cause we don't. We stick to safe and sound, time-tested, well loved places quite unlike my toddler,  yet to make acquaintance with fear, on a perpetual mission to explore. But while in Morocco we did dare take the off beaten track and instead of the popular stops beyond Marrakech like Fez, Rabat, Essouria, Agadir or even Chefchouen, we went to Oualidia - a small village near the Atlantic coast. By no means was this a trade off between the … [Continue reading...]

Marhaba Morocco! 24 hours in Marrakech.

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In a world of real time updates I'm posting a travelogue from 2014. But it doesn't matter much because the stories that start with 'Once upon a time...' are the ones I love most. I hope you do too.   Once upon a time when autumn was just about leaving its midas touch on the leaves of a maple tree down the street from us, we flew to a far away land - one with a mesmerising melange of cultures - Arabic, European and Berber. Sitting like a crown on Africa and cuddled between Atlas … [Continue reading...]

A Little more of Beautiful Bruges .

I’ve taken my sweet time for this post but looks like I’ve run out of superlatives to say about Bruges. The pictures will speak for itself.                         Bruges is magical in the way that whenever the city starts to feel a bit quieter and […]

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Beautiful Bruges!

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Our arrival in Bruges on a cloudy draughty morning instantly hit a low point with all those prototypical European narrow cobbled alleys and cathedrals and old brick walls – Phew! Hadn’t we seen enough of them already?! On the brighter side the hotel room was cozy and warm and since there was no rush to […]

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Shinta Mani: Siem Reap, Cambodia.

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A trip to Cambodia needs to be planned well and I do hope my earlier posts render some help in doing so. Here’s some more on Siem Reap.   GETTING THERE We flew to Bangkok spending a few days in Thailand before reaching Siem Reap Via Bangkok. We did this to avoid having too many […]

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To Ta Phrom and top tips for temple hoppers.

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This is my fourth and final post from Cambodia. I’m sure you feel ‘templed-out’ already, without even being there! Therefore, bringing the curtain down and following with a short review on our stay in Siem Reap, Cambodia.       They say, even the people who’ve never been here recognise the site and some of […]

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Bayon and beyond.

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Hello Reader! Its been a while but I’m back at tapping my keys again. The flight is not gonna be a non stop one I reckon, but will fly anyway 🙂 I wrote about Angkor Wat a while ago, documenting more from the same trip.     Must be. I had seen so many of […]

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Angkor Wat : Lost & Found.

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I briefly had a new found interest in Hindu mythology reading Devdutt Pattanaik cover to cover, books after books  till I was ‘myth-ed’ out. The artistically accomplished author broke a new ground with a genre that until now was exclusively a subject matter of somniferous tele series or grand parents. His skilful illustrations were a […]

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Cambodia : Last Sunrise at Angkor Wat.

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” Have cash – ‘dollahs ?” asked the unabashed immigration officer on arriving at Siem Reap airport despite having a visa that had been paid for. Such was the expression of shock on our face that it looked as if we didn’t hear a word! Fortunately, that worked in our favour and that’s how we […]

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Portugal: All over Oporto!

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Hello there! Picking up the thread left untied in the last post from Lisbon. In between lies the journey to two continents and a social experiment that’ll someday find a place here. But right now I want to take this long pending travelogue to a finish line. So there we were, not thoroughly pleased with […]

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