Jul 012019
 
Free Download July 2019 desi Traveler Wallpaper Calendar – Plain Tiger Butterfly

July 2019 Wallpaper Calendar – Plain Tiger Butterfly Gurgaon   Hello July: If you can do just one thing please bring some rains to the parched dusty plains of North India.  So dear reader welcome to the July 2019 Wallpaper Calendar from desi Traveler, this month we visit the wonderful Thousand Shades Butterfly Park Gurgaon, where I clicked this image of 2 Plain Tiger Butterflies.  As you can see even the plain Tiger Butterflies are a work of art by mother nature, and now imagine if you have hundreds of butterflies hopping from one flower to another in search of [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Aug 012019
 
Free Download August 2019 Wallpaper Calendar - A Night Camp Satpura National Park

August 2019 Wallpaper Calendar – Satpura National Park A Night Camp by Denwa River August is the month of our Independence day in India as we won back our independence from British Raj on 15th August 1947. As a traveler when I think of freedom, I also think of our vast wilderness that spreads from the Changthang plateau in Ladakh to the Periyar Tiger Reserve in Kerala and everything in between from the Great Rann of Kutch to the Namdapha National Park in Arunachal Pradesh. But for the August 2019 Wallpaper Calendar, we have this image I made in the [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Jul 062019
 
My Stay At The Grand Dragon Ladakh - Luxury Hotel Review

The Grand Dragon Ladakh Review I was told that Hotel Grand Dragon Ladakh is the finest Luxury Hotel in Ladakh. The reviews on various blogs and sites also said the same. So I was looking forward to staying at The Grand Dragon Ladakh.   I was prepared for the luxury, but I had no idea that I have been given only half the information. None of the reviews I read before heading to The Grand Dragon Ladakh had prepared me to the other side of Ladakhi Hospitality. Don’t get me wrong, the hotel Grand Dragon Ladakh is for sure the [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Jun 152019
 
A Tigress Called Machhli - A Book By Supriya Sehgal

Book Review of “A Tigress Called Machhli” – By A Young Reader   We live in a world where the art of storytelling is at an all-time low while jumping high to post online is called content creation. Ok, I don’t want this post to be a rant but I miss good books that recreate a world that we are decimating one jungle at a time, sometimes due to our foolishness but mostly due to our greed. Now if you talk about books that can cater to young minds without being preachy or academic yet giving a strong message [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Jun 012019
 
Free Download June 2019 desi Traveler Wallpaper Calendar – Rainbow At Supertree Grove Singapore

  June 2019 Wallpaper Calendar -Rainbow At Supertree Grove Singapore Hello June, how hot you plan to be? Well, I guess a lot and let us brace for the heat wave but also pray for some showers, just like that day when I was in Singapore and got lucky with this rainbow over Supertree grove and I got my image for the June 2019 Wallpaper Calendar. So dear travelers you are welcome to download your free June  2019 Wallpaper Calendar with a rainbow over Supertree Grove Singapore. Here is the backstory about clicking this Rainbow image for the June [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

May 252019
 
A Visit To Shey Monastery Ladakh

A Quick Guide To Visiting Shey Monastery Ladakh   For some strange reason, Shey Monastery in Ladakh is not very popular among tourists visiting Ladakh. Most of the visitors in the Leh area also prefer to go to Hemis Monastery, where the mystical Naropa Festival is celebrated. Many others like to visit Thiksey Monastery on the banks to Indus, which is a magnificent 12 Story structure. In my earlier visits, I have been to Hemis a few times but missed visiting Shey & Thiksey. This time I visited Hemis again and also entered Thiksey Monastery but then it started [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

May 012019
 
Free Download May 2019 desi Traveler Wallpaper Calendar - Amaltas Tree In Bloom

 May 2019 Wallpaper Calendar – Indian Laburnum Tree / Golden Shower In Bloom   The May 2019 Wallpaper Calendar from desi Traveler is an image you may have seen a few times already. It is the Amaltas aka Indian Laburnum Tree or Golden shower called so due to its golden yellow flowers that give an illusion of Gold Necklaces hanging from the tree. But first a bit of the back story about my love for Amaltas trees. I have always loved trees, more so flowering trees. Growing up I was torn between the Ruby Red flowers of Gulmohur and [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Apr 252019
 
Sultanpur National Park Gurgaon -Trip Report

My Latest Visit To Sultanpur National Park February 2019 Why I am writing a post about a visit to Sultanpur National Park that I did in February 2019 in April? Trust me this is not due to my recent lazy traveler avatar ( actually it is more of a lazy blogger as I am traveling a bit only not writing that much ) I have totally lost track of the number of times I have been to Sultanpur Wildlife Sanctuary and in last few years each trip has been more saddening than the last one. From the winding road [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Apr 182019
 
Jet Airways - A Trip Down The Memory Lane

Is It Final Landing For Jet Airways?   Just a couple of hours ago, I read a tweet that today will be the last flight of Jet Airways. I could not believe my eyes. I am no financial analyst to know in and out of Jet Airways’ inside numbers, nor do I claim to be in the know of the latest happenings in the world of aviation. But I have many fond memories of Jet Airways that are coming back as this sad news sinks in. After the turbulent start of private airlines in India, we had seen many [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Apr 022019
 
All You Wanted To Know About Travel PAJAMAS

A Few FUN  Facts About TRAVEL PAJAMAS Online & Print Magazine    So yesterday while walking in the evening I was wondering what the hell has happened to the fun of traveling? While I do firmly believe and practice that to be able to do discretionary travel is a privilege, a blessing, from the benign Universe given to the chosen one. So that basically means you are blessed to be able to travel at will while for most of the people on earth travel is either a function of a dire need like traveling for job/family function or deeply [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]