Prasad Np

Running the Rat race, scheming to swim with the sharks. Wondering what is left in rat race after conquering the corner office. Writes India Travel Blog desi Traveler, with stories and pictures from India.

Sep 162017
 
August 2017 desi Travel Digest

Presenting the August 2017 desi Travel Digest From Instagram I think an apology is long overdue to all the regular readers of desi Traveler blog as well as the fabulous photographers who have shared their images for the desi Travel Digest regularly. I only have my sloth to be blamed. But as they say better late than never. So dear reader and participating photographers may I present to you the August 2017 desi Travel digest with due apologies for the delay. Let me begin with the first image that comes from Guwahati and has been shared by passionate photographer [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Aug 312017
 
September 2017 Calendar Desktop Wallpaper - Surfer on A Bali Beach

A Surfer in Sunset on a Bali Beach –  September 2017 Calendar from Indonesia So September 2017 is here, and so is our September 2017 Calendar Desktop Wallpaper for download. This months picture features a Surfer around Sunset on a Bali Beach. The Kuta Beach in Bali is one of the most happening beaches around and you can find a lot of action happening here from people jogging, surfing on the waves, couples photographing on one hand on the other hand the beach has many quiet places where you can just sit and watch the waves without a worry [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Aug 292017
 
7 Plants For A Frequent Traveler That Won't Die When You Are Away

7 Indoor Plants That Are Hard To Kill By Neglect So my primary hobby is growing plants, traveling is actually second and travel blogging, in all honesty, is at third place in my hobbies and this I say again on my hobby travel blog. Wife Jee likes to correct me, ” Your primary hobby is to Kill Indoor Plants”, she gives a big emphasis on ” KILL”. Well, what can I say I have been growing some plants and killing others. Many of my plants have died when we were traveling and there was nobody to take care of [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Aug 282017
 
Street Photography At Changi Airport Singapore

Changi Airport Street Photography Experiments by Mobile I think in last few years Changi Airport Singapore has been my most frequented International Airport, not counting my home base the T3 of Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi.  I like Changi Airport a lot and I once actually spent a day exploring Changi Airport as part of a treasure hunt.  But even before that also I have always enjoyed visiting Changi Airport. This time when I had a few hours to spend at Changi airport besides my usual places to visit there like the Butterfly Garden  & Cactus Garden, that I [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Aug 062017
 
The Blogchatter Writing Retreat At Taj Gateway Resort Damdama Gurgaon

What I learned at The Blogchatter Retreat At Taj Gateway Damdama Gurgaon First things first as most of you will know I am not big on joining blogging seminars etc. as I am not much of a networking type. I have attended a few of them and mostly end up feeling totally out of place. So when Richa the founder of Blogchatter invited me to join for the Blogchatter Retreat at Taj Gateway Resort in Damdama Gurgaon, I was kind of skeptical. Anyways long story short thanks to the persuasive powers that Richa enjoys and the fact that the agenda [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Jul 312017
 
August 2017 Calendar Download Desktop Wallpaper Majuli Island Assam India

  Cycle Silhouette from Majuli Assam -August 2017 Calendar Desktop Wallpaper Majuli Island in Assam has many claims to fame like it is the largest riverine island in the world. It is also home to Vaishnavite monasteries that have continued the tradition of Bhakti via song and dance. I liked Majuli for these as well as many other reasons, the totally magical sunsets being one of them. As the Sun takes a plunge into the mighty Brahmaputra, it changes color from Bright Orange, to yellow to a fierce red.  You fire off your camera as fast as you can [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Jul 302017
 
July 2017 Travel Digest From Instagram

Check out the July 2017 desi Traveler Digest From Instagram There is an old saying imitation is the best form of flattery. So I am not sure should I be happy or should I be angry, when I discovered that not only many people have opened fake desi Traveler blogs/ Facebook and Instagram accounts some of them are even calling their account “ OFFICIAL“, playing on singular plural/underscore etc in the spellings of desi Traveler. But I am very confident that the copycat accounts will always remain Copy Cats. In fact recently on a Facebook discussion, some of the [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Jun 302017
 
July 2017 Calendar Download Desktop Wallpaper Arborek Village Raja Ampat Indonesia

 Tropical Paradise Island of Arborek Raja Ampat Indonesia on July 2017 Calendar by desi Traveler   It is time for the July 2017 Desktop Wallpaper Calendar, and as promised this month we go back to Indonesia. Arborek Village to be precise in Raja Ampat. Half the year is gone, but luckily half the year is ahead of us and what better way to celebrate the month of July by revisiting the little Tropical Paradise Island of Arborek in Raja Ampat, West Papua, Indonesia.  I still remember every moment I spent in Raja Ampat and especially in Arborek, how I [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Jun 282017
 
June 2017 Travel Digest Shared by desi Travelers on Instagram

June 2017 Travel Digest – Sourced from Instagram June has been so hot that I canceled many trips to stay indoors, only to be cajoled by Wife jee and kids to take them to hills.  So we were in Kangra and exploring the nearby areas with a focus on India’s first heritage village Pragpur. Kangra is not very cold compared to higher reaches of Himachal but the district has great cultural significance for the development of arts like Kangra School of Miniature Paintings and in Dharamshala and McLeodganj you get to see the snow clad peaks of Dhauldhar Range. [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Jun 222017
 
My Pictures From Mothers Day Stories-Mere Paas Maa Hai

Mere Paas Maa Hai – Instagram Photo Series on Mothers Day Like many other things on desi Traveler, this series on Mothers Day is also now too late to see the light of the day. There are many reasons for the delay but the most obvious one is my laziness. Somehow once my momentum goes away for a project I just don’t get the motivation again to make it live.  But in spite of the delay, I am happy to share this small mothers day project that I did on my Instagram with the idea of Celebrating Mothers Day [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]