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.

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

Discovering A Slice of History in as I accidentaly 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, [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Jun 082018
 
desi Traveler Digest May 2018

  May 2018 desi Traveler Digest Hello dear reader, welcome to the May edition of desi Travel digests where we travel along with desi Travelers from around the world. As the mercury in northern hemisphere touches new highs let us embark on a journey that takes you on a journey with the candid camera of our travelers. As always in this edition of desi Traveler digest, we have some new travelers & photographers and some of our veteran travelers return with some interesting images and stories that go with them. Our first image captures both the heritage & day [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Jun 012018
 
June 2018 Calendar Desktop Wallpaper-Murud Janjira Beach Maharashtra

  June 2018 Calendar-Horse Buggy In Sunset Murud Janjira  June is the month that brings peak of the summers in India. Some parts in western ghats and coastal Kerala get their first showers of Monsoons but for most of us in North India relief from summers is still a month away. Add to the misery some of our popular hill stations like Shimla are reeling under tourist onslaught and suffering from lack of water, proper parking places and for all practical purpose you get exactly what you tried to escape from. Anyways without being Gyani baba and all and [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

May 242018
 
7 Kerala Experiences That  Define God's Own Country For Me

Top 7 Kerala Experiences That Define God’s Own Country Travel is all about unique experiences and collecting memories. While I love doing a bit of shopping I love to collect memories through the pictures that I click. Every picture has a story behind it and those stories are etched in one’s memory and bring a smile every time I see those pictures. I was in Kerala a few months back and brought with me a lifetime of memories that I will always cherish. So here are 7 memories that remind me about Kerala and will always define Kerala for [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

May 152018
 
desi Traveler Digest  Lazy Traveler Edition for Feb March & April 2018

The LAZY TRAVELER DIGEST for February March & April 2018   So the desi Traveler lazy Traveler digest is back after a break. After it has been renamed as ” THE LAZY TRAVELER DIGEST“, I don’t think I need to give any reason why the digest took a break.  But in all honesty, I owe an apology to all the wonderful travelers and photographers who have been sharing their images on Instagram for the desi Traveler digest. If you go and search for #desiTraveler hashtag on Instagram you will find more than 2000 images, and this when I have [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

May 012018
 
May 2018 Calendar Desktop Wallpaper - Inle Lake Myanmar

May 2018 Calendar Wallpaper A Fisherman in Inle Lake Myanmar Dear readers once again let us go back to the Inle Lake in Myanmar that once again appears on the monthly calendar on desi Traveler blog. While the more popular images from Inle lake are of the fisherman with there unique fishing nets doing fishing around sunset, I chose to share this picture as this showcases the placid waters and the calm surroundings of the Inle Lake. This is exactly how the fishermen have fished in the waters of Inle Lake for countless generations and a society developed not [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Apr 302018
 
What To Photograph In Singapore At Night

Night Photography Guide For Singapore I am a night bird of a different kind, I  love to photograph places I visit in the night. If you are a photographer of the night, then you will know that Singapore is one of the most spectacular cities to photograph in the night. There are many reasons why I consider Singapore to be one of the best cities to photograph in the night, and safe to move around is only one of them. In this blog post, I share some of my favorite places in Singapore to photograph in the night along [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Apr 012018
 
April 2018 Calendar Desktop Wallpaper - Koh Chang Thailand

April 2018 Calendar Sunset On A Koh Chang Beach Thailand   Dear reader, I am back with another Sunset on the beach from Koh Chang Thailand for the April 2018 Calendar Desktop Wallpaper, that you can download for free from here.  One of the beauties of Thai beaches is that they are a complete family destination in a majority of cases. On this particular beach next to our hotel in Koh Chang we saw people playing beach volleyball, some kids were collecting shells, others were swimming in the waters while some folks were taking a boat ride. At many [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Mar 302018
 
An Ode To The Great desi Bicycle

  Some Pictures of The Great desi Cycle – For The Love OF Cycling   When I was a kid a bicycle was a big deal. There were very few cars in the country and most of them were of Ambassador or Fiats unless you were a movie star then you had an imported Impala. The now discontinued Bajaj Chetak Scooter was available on payment of foreign exchange or waiting for 3 or more years. Metro was a concept that was still decades away and OLA and Uber founders were yet to be born. So most of the normal [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

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Mar 012018
 
March 2018 Calendar Desktop Wallpaper - Inle Lake Myanmar

A Magical Sunset At Inle Lake Myanmar For March 2018 Calendar Wallpaper   First, a bit of background about the March 2018 Calendar Wallpaper > We were at the Inle Lake Myanmar and as the fiery ball in heavens mellows to orange, the sky above Inle Lake #Myanmar changes hues with every passing second. We are mesmerized by the psychedelic Sunset. The light is fading fast and the photographers are clicking even faster to make the most of diminishing light. We are loving our pictures but something is missing though we are unable to figure out what is missing [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]