Incredible India

India Travel Blog with travel tips, stories, food and pictures of travel around India. There is so much to experience in Incredible India that one life time is just not enough. No wonder we Indians believe in reincarnation so that we can visit India again and again to cherish the billion things India has to offer from  Ghats of Varanasi to beaches of Goa and the Colors of Rajasthan to the fragrance of spices in Gods own country Kerala.  Even after visiting more than 22 states in India, I have not seen even the tip of iceberg. I continue to explore my country and share my experiences of Incredible India on my family travel blog from India as we explore one place at a time by road, by trains and by flying to the various corners of India. Come join me on this incredible Journey in Incredible India from the the snow clad Ladakh in Himalayas to the french enclave of Pondicherry in south as we go covering India from festivals to food and everything in between.

Incredible India

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 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…]

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…]

Jan 312018
 
Narendra Bhawan Experience: A Luxury Heritage Hotel in Bikaner Rajasthan

My Royal Experience At Narendra Bhawan Bikaner Rajasthan I am not an early riser, so I checked with my hosts at Narendra Bhawan Bikaner ” So what time is the breakfast tomorrow?” He just smiled said ” Whenever you want to have it” Puzzled, I looked at him and said, ” But there must be some breakfast time you follow?“ His smile got a bit wider and he said ” Yes, the time for Breakfast here at Narendra Bhawan is when the Guest wants to have the breakfast” That dear reader is the essence of my personal luxurious experience [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Jan 172018
 
Taron Bharee Raat - Clicking Star Trails At Lakshman Sagar Rajasthan

A Billion Star Hotel – Lakshman Sagar Rajasthan   Yes, I have been to Lakshman Sagar Heritage Luxury Hotel in Pali Rajasthan earlier, but that was a short visit and I could not fulfill one of my wishlists on that visit to Lakshman Sagar. I wanted to click the stone-cut pool, next to the Zanana Mahal of Lakshman Sagar. I had a feeling that the Zanana Mahal ( Palace for the Royal Ladies ) will look really good against a billion stars in the background. But when I was first there due to many reasons ( though I was [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Jan 022018
 
This Spiti Hyperlapse Video Will Definitely Inspire Every Traveler

Hyperlapse Video Of Spiti Valley in Himachal Pradesh Note from desi Traveler: This is a special contribution by avid traveler couple Debarup and Tina, who traveled in Spiti and Kinnaur and made this unique Hyperlapse video painstakingly over many days. Over to Debarup where he shares his experience of traveling in Spiti Valley and how they made this Hyperlapse Video in Spiti.   Whenever I close my eyes, I can see snow-capped mountains around me. I always want to visit high passes, valleys, and experience every curve of it. This was a reason why I always wanted a life [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Dec 132017
 
My Experience of Visiting Hornbill Festival Kohima Nagaland

The Colors & Smiles of Hornbill Festival From My Camera They call Hornbill Festival Kohima Nagaland as the festival of festivals as during Hornbill Festival the diverse Naga tribes come together at the Kisama Heritage Village about 12 KM outside of state capital Kohima to collectively celebrate the Naga cultural heritage.  I must confess that my knowledge of North East India in general and Nagaland, in particular, is very poor and I can assure you most of  Indians who are not from North East know exactly as much as I know about North East that is  “ZERO”. We who [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]