Offbeat Maharashtra: Korlai Fort

While randomly surfing the Konkan coast on Google Maps, I came across a little protruded landmass into the sea. Upon zooming in, the area read as Korlai Fort. Intrigued, I googled more about the Fort. Controlled by the Portuguese, it served as a watch tower to the Revdanda creek and the strategically important Chaul Fort. The photos on the internet made me want to experience … Continue reading Offbeat Maharashtra: Korlai Fort

World Heritage Day – Once upon a time in Pune

We are not makers of History. We are made by History ~ Martin Luther King Jr. April 18 is celebrated as the World Heritage Day.  Heritage is broadly classified as anything that has been passed on through generations. Historical sites, cultural traditions, natural wonders, regional food, jewellery, heritage can either be a personal property or belong to the world. The theme for 2018 is  “Cultural Heritage … Continue reading World Heritage Day – Once upon a time in Pune

Weekend Getaway – Kundalika Rafting

Planning for a weekend is one of the biggest headaches! With a plethora of options available, I always end up getting confused and spending Sunday lazying at home. The summer has come to an end and one of the many outdoor activities is White Water Rafting. I got hooked to rafting in the year 2006, in Dandeli, Karnataka. Since then I have a list made … Continue reading Weekend Getaway – Kundalika Rafting

Journey to the centre of India: Nagpur

Ever since I knew I was travelling to Nagpur to attend a friend’s wedding, I had started searching for activities and places for my free time. I googled and googled until a small tiny mention in the wiki page caught my eye. Zero Milestone.   Every city has a zero milestone. It is the centre point of the city. The GPO is usually considered as … Continue reading Journey to the centre of India: Nagpur

Trekking up to the Lions Fort – Sinhagad

The last time I climbed Sinhagad was roughly 6 years back. So when I planned to trek up again I was a bit apprehensive. Though its a very easy trek, I was out of practice or any sort of exercise for a very long time. Office had(s) made me dull.   Sinhagad was earlier known as Kondhana. Shivaji Maharaj set his eyes on the fort and thus, … Continue reading Trekking up to the Lions Fort – Sinhagad