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 012018
 
September 2018 Calendar Wallpaper : Mumbai Beach Cricket

  Download September 2018 Calendar Wallpaper: Sunset Beach Cricket Mumbai   A Happy September to you all the wonderful readers of desi Traveler blog. Dear reader the September 2018 Calendar Wallpaper is now ready for free download from desi Traveler Blog. Mumbai is a city where space is at a premium & free time is a rare commodity. With hardly any open spaces and life moving as per the schedule of the local trains the public beach plays a great equalizer in the life of a Mumbaikar. The superrich come to the beach to escape the stale air of their [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Aug 292018
 
7 Reasons To Book & Stay At Kumaon Mandal Vikas Nigam Ltd Tourist Rest Houses

Why I Enjoyed Staying At Kumaon Mandal Vikas Nigam Tourist Rest Houses   This blog post is about my experience of staying at Kumaon Mandal Vikas Nigam Ltd Hotels during our Bloggers Bus journey with Uttarakhand Tourism During my travels, I have stayed in all kind of hotels, guest houses, luxury resorts, and even campsite, but I rarely write about the hotels I stay as mostly my focus is on the destination & experience. I have actually said no to many a hotel FAM trips as it just meant staying in the hotel and writing about it. While I am [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Aug 172018
 
desi Traveler Digest July 2018

Around The World With desi Traveler Digest July 2018 Edition As is now the unhealthy tradition, the July edition of desi Traveler digest is also late and I am now even out of excuses. So without much excuses, ladies and gentlemen may  I present the July 2018 desi Traveler edition crowdsourced from Instagram with help of fellow desis who have been kind enough to use participate in the same. The very first image has come from another side of the world from California & shared by Divya Nambiar or Dee as she is better known in the world of travelers. [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Aug 012018
 
August 2018 Calendar Wallpaper - A Horse Near Chandratal Spiti

Download August 2018 Calendar Wallpaper – A Horse In Spiti Himachal Pradesh Actually, the title of this post about the August 2018 Calendar is wrong. I mean I was not even clicking the horse in this picture. My total focus was on these snowclad peaks that you can see from all around Chandratal in Spiti. So here is the story of this picture. I was very tired and had clicked Chandratal all afternoon when the intermittent rains will let. Yes I know you must be saying Rain in Spiti, is it not suppose to be a cold desert. Well, you [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Jul 302018
 
Bloggers Bus Kumaon Uttarakhand On Instagram

My Favorite Images From The Bloggers Bus  Trip To Uttarakhand So I got third time lucky with the Bloggers Bus trip to Kumaon region in Uttarakhand organized by Uttarakhand Tourism Development Board.  If you are familiar with the geography of India then you will know that Uttarakhand is a north Indian mountain state that is known as the source of some of the most important glacial rivers of India like Ganga & Yamuna. Uttarakhand is also home to several 20,000 ft + peaks like Nanda Devi, Kamet, Trisul, Rishi Pahar etc.  Though I have been to Uttarakhand earlier many [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Jul 112018
 
A Rainy Day At Dilli Haat With Canon 6D Mark II

desi Traveler Tests Canon 6D Mark II At Dilli Haat INA Market Armed with a brand new Canon EOS 6D Mark II, I entered Dilli Haat, INA Market in Delhi hoping to click some images as I test the full frame mean machine from Canon.  But just as I entered Dilli Haat it started raining and I was wondering if I would be able to take any images or not. I had not planned for rains as when I started from home it was a clear sky with no chance of rains. But in true travel photographer spirit ( [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Jul 072018
 
desi Traveler Digest June 2018- Summer Special

June 2018 desi Traveler Digest Summer Special   Hello and welcome the June 2018 desi Traveler Digest, the summer special edition. We have some new travelers joining us while we also welcome back some of our old friends.  This month I have carefully chosen images that kind of reminds me of summer holidays that all of us have fond memories and laid the founding stone for our future travels. Mind you these are not typical summer images of scorching heat, but more of celebrating summers as we travel around the world with desi Travelers. Let us begin by welcoming desi [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Jul 012018
 
July 2018 Calendar Wallpaper - Cycling In Ladakh

July 2018 Calendar Wallpaper – Cycling In Ladakh This blog post is about the July 2018 Calendar Wallpaper, that is yours free to download from desi Traveler blog. But first a bit about the story behind the image.   Panting after walking 10 steps I settled on gravel to catch my breath and tried to focus my camera on the peak beyond the morning mist rising from the valley below. As I struggled to focus, a bouquet of colors punctured the monotonous dusty landscape around me, the clouds parted to let the blue skies also have a peek at [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Jun 282018
 
People, Passions & Professions : Jobs In OLD Hyderabad

People & their Professions in Old Hyderabad A city is not just a place on a map; it is a collection of souls rubbing shoulders with each other in small space. Yes, bodies have souls and souls have shoulders to rub, as the cities keep on getting cramped. Hyderabad is one such city or let me correct myself it is a collection of cities namely Secunderabad, Hyderabad, and Cyberabad.  Now in Hyderabad itself, we have new Hyderabad and the Old Hyderabad. The three ” BAD Ass” new cities have surrounded the old city of Hyderabad and are trying to [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Jun 172018
 
Mysore Heritage Walk & Coming Face To Face With History

Discovering A Slice of History as I accidentally go on Mysore Heritage Walk   There is an old saying “Even a small city in India has more history and culture than history textbooks.” What? There is no such saying? Good, then I can apply for a patent for the same! All the historical buildings, palaces, temples around us are taken for granted by us and look at them when one of our foreign friends remarks “Oh what a beautiful building”. Recently I was returning from Bandipur forests, and my friend dropped me in front of KSRTC bus stand, from where [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]