When the Sun sets in the West; Radiance emerges all over!!
Ambrai Ghat in Udaipur is a beautiful and most popular ghat offering uninterrupted view of the Lal Ghat and the City Palace. The strategic location makes it a must visit !!
The illuminated City Palace gives a feel of a absorbing painting enriched with dark background. We are delighted to share the beauty of this place via pictures, Ashish took these stunning shots, take a look – 🙂
Will soon be sharing the beauty of Udaipur at dawn!! Till then feel free to check out the other popular posts on Udaipur here – The New You, Beauty is all around You!!, Conceptual Photography.
Categories: Photography, Udaipur, Untraveled Routes
Tags: Ambrai Ghat, City Palace at Night, DSLR Photography, India, Night Photography, Taj Palace Udaipur, Travel, Udaipur Rajasthan, Udaipur Rajasthan at Sunset
Isn’t the symmetry appealing ? These beautiful images were clicked at Udaipur, Rajasthan.
Udaipur is one mesmerizing city oozing with class and rich heritage, few more wonderful posts from the city are – The New You, Beauty is all around, Coming back to Life.
Once known as the largest fortified city, situated amidst the Vindhya Ranges at a distance of 90 kms from Indore city, Mandavgarh (Mandu) makes the cut for the perfect weekend destination. This ‘City of Joy’ was originally founded in tenth century and boasts of fusion of Hindu & Afghan style of architecture. The tales of love story of Sultan Baz Bahadur & Rani Roopmati still adorn the city. Mandu has a total of 40 monuments & these are categorized as The Royal Enclave, The Central Group, Rewa Kund Group & other monuments. Unfortunately, today most of the monuments stand ruined. Go ahead and explore more here – https://untraveledroutes.wordpress.com/offbeat-destinations-2/offbeat-destinations/
Interesting facts about Mandu
- Mandu houses the first known marble structure of India – Hoshang Shah’s Tomb. Hoshang Shah (originally known as Alp Khan) assumed new name after ascending the throne to Malwa.
- The architecture of the tomb is so elegant that it is believed that it made Shah Jahan sent his architects to study the tomb before construction of Taj Mahal.
Categories: History, Monuments, people
Tags: History, India, Indore, Madhya Pradesh, Mahal, Mandu, Rani Rupmati, Tourism, Travel
Recently I went to Kedarkantha trek which is considered as one of the easiest trek for the beginners. But with the level of snow (aound 7-8 ft.) out there, it became one of the most challenging trek. I share my story here; Happy reading 🙂
Day 1 (31st January): Started from Faridabad by my car at 2:00 AM. Picked up two of my friends from Dilshad garden at around 3:15 AM and reached Dehradun at around 7:30 AM. Picked up our guide Bachan (owner of Himalaya Shelter and one of the best guide I must say) from there and then headed to Sankri, base camp to start Har Ki Dun and Kedarkantha trek, where we reached at 5:00 PM
Dal Lake is fondly known as Srinagar’s jewel. Dal Lake is the second largest lake in the state; it is a major tourist attraction as well as source for commercial activities such as fishing and water plant harvesting.
Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir has always sustained the limelight mostly for infamous reasons. Srinagar, truly is paradise and treat for your soul. You can actually plan long vacation to Srinagar and surrounding areas.
You will be enthralled by the beauty of this place. In this post, we have focused on the fascinating Dal Lake.
As you approach Dal Lake, the first thing you will observe is the endless number of houseboats covering the lake in no particular pattern. These houseboats with names as vivid as you can imagine captivate tourist’s attention like anything.
A man in pensive mood at Dal Lake, Srinagar
Categories: Dal Lake, Houseboats, India, Interests, Photography, Srinagar, Travel, Travel Experience
Tags: Dal Lake, Explore, India, Jammu and Kashmir, srinagar, Travel
A “No Name” Cafe, isn’t the name intriguing !!!
We spotted a ‘No Name’ cafe at Bhagsunath Falls, located right besides the Bhagsunath Temple.There are two interesting things about this cafe. Firstly as I mentioned ‘No Name’, may be to make it make more catchy and appealing the owner decided not to name it atall!!! Secondly, you will also observe a symbol of “Om”, (majestically Indian). Most Indians strongly believe that mentioning name of the God before everything or any work(whether it’s opening a shop or writing an exam) brings success. So you will find lot of people, shops named after the Lord.
Bhagsu Waterfall is located close to McLeodganj, Himachal Pradesh, India.
What’s in a Name ? @ Bhagsu Waterfall, McLeodganj, India
Things to know, before you go on a bike ride to Dainkund Peak
Our fondness for backpacking has taken us on lots of road trips in past five years and maximum of them have been to some location in Himachal Pradesh. Himachal is like assorted bouquet of exotic flowers, you just can’t have enough and can’t get over it, the more you explore, the hungrier you become 🙂
This Road Trip was part of our 3-days tour to Himachal Pradesh, India covering Mcleodganj-Dalhousie-Dainkund Peak and back. Time was certainly of essence as we had 4 days including travel from Delhi to the destination. We boarded HPTDC Volvo from Delhi to Dharamshala, then took a cab till Mcleodganj (the distance is ~9kms) and continued our journey on bike from there. We experienced incredible moments of wonder, adrenaline rush, excitement and peace and experiences shall always be shared, so here we are! There are certain things one needs to evaluate before taking a road trip by Motor Bike, particularly on this route.
- Fitness is Critical: ‘Healthy body and healthy mind are keys to blissful life’. This applies to road trips as well. Being fit has really helped us during traveling, we have been able to explore & test our limits on most of our trips – be it Srinagar, Rajasthan or Himachal etc. It gives you so much of confidence and mental strength.We follow a fitness regimen to the maximum extent possible & have tried to inculcate a routine in our lifestyle and that really helps to continue our grueling tours.
- Right Time of the Year: The climatic conditions are likely to impact your travel plans always. We planned this trip in April as the season from March – May bears pleasant climate & moderate changes in hill stations. Definitely a road trip has to be avoided in monsoons to hill stations as there is an impending danger of landslides & during extreme winters also it’s not conducive. It always helps to keep track of the meteorology of a particular place before your visit.
- The beautiful views that you’ll witness will fill your heart with wonder 🙂
Categories: people, Photography, Travel Experience
Tags: Adventure, Bike Ride, Dainkund Peak, Dalhousie, Discovery, Hill Stations, himachal, India, Motorbike Tour, road trip, Travel