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Photo Essay – A drive across 3 states in North India

7 Jul

Earlier this year we had to travel to Dehra Dun in Uttarakhand for some personal work. But instead of directly flying there from Mumbai, we decided to take a train to Delhi and then drive down from there to Dehra Dun. The entire drive takes about 5 – 6 hours, depending upon the traffic in some small towns etc but we didn’t take the main highway. Instead we drove through Uttar Pradesh via some old village ways (narrow bumpy meandering roads) amidst canals and fields and towards the end in the mountains. These rustic views had a beauty of their own and made me realize that there are numerous beautiful sights even during a seemingly non-descript village drive, all I had to do was pay attention ūüôā

I have put together this short photo essay post to share some of these amazing sights via pics, that I had taken with my iphone camera through the day. These were taken in a moving vehicle hence the errors ūüôā

Love the light bursting through the dark clouds –


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Neemrana Hill Fort Kesroli (Alwar, Rajasthan)

9 Jun

About a year ago, my friend Archi¬†and I had managed to take a 10 day trip to what we call our¬†own modified Golden Triangle visit in North India i.e. we visited Amritsar¬†– New Delhi – Alwar¬†instead of the typical Agra – New Delhi – Jaipur. While I’ll write about New Delhi and Amritsar in separate posts, this post is about our visit to¬†Neemrana’s¬†Hill Fort Resort Kesroli¬†in Alwar.

We had quite a full Delhi and Amritsar visit, hence had decided to end our trip with a nice relaxing 2 nights 3 day visit to this property and booked everything in advance from Mumbai. Before the actual booking we had come across several negative reviews online and were pretty apprehensive about the place, but then just decided to give the place a chance and went ahead with it.

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