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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 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 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…]

Feb 012018
 
February 2018 Calendar Desktop Wallpaper - Deer Island Koh Chang Thailand

Koh Kradat aka Deer Island Koh Chang Thailand February 2018 Calendar Desktop Wallpaper When I wrote a blog post about ” What To Do in Koh Chang Thailand“ one of the activities I mentioned was a visit to Koh Kradat aka Deer Island. The Deer here were introduced sometime back and as there are no natural predators they are enjoying a blissful life on an abundant supply of juicy greens and an occasional coconut that may drop from one of the thousands of coconut trees on Koh Kradat.  For the February 2018 Calendar Desktop Wallpaper, I am sharing with [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Jan 012018
 
January 2018 Calendar Desktop Wallpaper - Starlit Pool Lakshman Sagar Rajasthan

The Starlit Pool  Lakshman Sagar Rajasthan on January 2018 Calendar Wallpaper   Happy New Year to all the readers of desi Traveler 🙂 May you travel far and wide in 2018 and yet have cherished meals and memories with your loved ones, thus giving you best of both worlds. I have been waiting for 2018 to come soon, not because I did not like 2017 but because I was traveling constantly for last 10 + days while fighting a bout of viral that gave me a severe cough as a  parting gift.  So while I was traveling from the [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Dec 192017
 
Announcing The Winners of 2018 Travel Calendar From desi Traveler

And The 2018 desi Traveler Calendar Goes to    Dear reader, let me begin by thanking the tremendous response you gave to the annual desi Traveler Calendar Contest for 2018  every year the contest get slightly bigger and I see more and more people joining the contest. This year we had people joining from more than 10 countries for the contest which is more of a lucky draw/gift in my opinion. Irrespective of how you perceive the same the good thing is that the calendar love is spreading in the age when most people tell me that they don’t use [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Dec 072017
 
November 2017 Travel Digest Crowd Sourced from Instagram

Around the world with desi Travel digest November 2017   Even if you did not step out of your home in November you would have heard about the Padmavati controversy. Everybody has their own theory or version, and as an average person, I have no means of knowing what is exact truth in this case. As my knowledge of both movies and history is limited, my interest in Queen Padmavati is totally travel related and nobody can deny the fact that Chittorgarh in Rajasthan is known as the fort where she lived and all the legends/facts/myths associated with Rani Padmavati are [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Dec 012017
 
December 2017 Calendar Desktop Wallpaper- Hornbill Festival Kohima Nagaland

Hornbill Festival on December 2017  Calendar Wallpaper Can you believe this December 2017 is already here & we will soon be welcoming  2018 !!  I have heard about time flying but here it seems to be in Warp Mode going through intergalactic space. Ah! But December also brings us the colorful Hornbill Festival in Kohima Nagaland. While the capital city Kohima is a modern hill town with all the exact same problems that the Simlas, Nainitals & Ootys of the world face. It is the annual congregation of the Naga Tribes in the Naga Heritage Village Kisama, 12 KM [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Nov 142017
 
Annual Travel Calendar Contest Alert: Win 2018 desi Traveler Calendar

 Win A 2018 desi Traveler Annual Limited Edition Calendar     Like most things on desi Traveler, the annual Travel Calendar Contest is also a bit delayed ( OK delayed a lot ), but I am aware of the same and in order to make up for the lost time I am upping the ante and we are going full throttle asap. While 2017 has been a wonderful year in all aspects,  on travel front I decided to take it easy & spent more time on consolidating things that require my physical presence in the city. This meant I had [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Nov 072017
 
October 2017 Travel Digest Crowd Sourced from Instagram

Guess what we have for the October 2017 desi Traveler digest?   The October 2017 desi Travel digest is here and once again we have some beautiful images from around the world. Good to see many international travelers also sharing their images and many of the veteran desi Travelers have also continued to share their images for desi Travel digest. I have tried to keep a healthy balance of new as well as repeat travelers as both are welcome to participate in the monthly travel digest. As I am currently running a series on Ladakh on my own Instagram [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]