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  • Indian Wedding Scene Painting – Oil on Canvas

    I am inspired by one of my friends Neha Misra’s Indian folk art and have decided to give it a try myself. Colorful and decorative clothing are one of the main aspects of Indian weddings and I decided to emphasize the glamour of the Indian wedding couple through folk style. Typically, I get bored of [...]

Lake Tahoe training weekend !!

It’s been five months since I moved California and my first and long pending trip to Lake Tahoe finally happened. Or should I say started ?! because for the next few months, we have a trip planned to Tahoe once a month. Unlike my other hiking driven national parks trips, Tahoe visit was for triathlon [...]

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Winter in the valley – Yosemite National Park, CA

Yosemite National Park will never let you down irrespective of the season. Yosemite Valley, approximately 3,000 feet deep and less than a mile wide, is known for its incredible rock formations, created from plutonic rock that cooled far below the earth’s surface. While the hiking opportunities are abundant, a casual drive through will also take your [...]

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How to cruise along the Kerala backwaters

Cruising through the backwaters is one of the most peaceful ways to experience the “Gods Own Country”, the Kerala. Booking the cruise through websites or travel agents is very common, however that doesn’t guarantee the best price. If you are a budget traveler, I have some tips for you. Take the public transportation to Allapey. [...]

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Bangalore Midnight Marathon

Naamche Baazar, Everest Base Camp Trail, October 2013: We had just returned from 26-days on Annapurna Circuit and Annapurna Base Camp hike. After a 6-days of gap and sight-seeing in Nepal, the trek to Everest Base Camp started with great enthusiasm. After all, we survived one the most dangerous plane journeys in the world, the [...]

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