Punjab

Punjab the land blessed by pious gurus who continue to guide the valiant Sikhs. Punjab the land where 5 rivers ( Punj =5, Aab = Water, hence Punjab means land of 5 rivers ), nurture the golden fields making it the granary of India.
My travel tips and travel stories about discovering Punjab.

Feb 102015
 
Pick the image from Punjab you like most

  Pick your favorite image from Punjab   Well technically they are all same image only processed differently just for fun. If you were following me on Twitter or Instagram you must have seen our #RahiOnRoad when we shared our images clicked in the golden Sarson ke Khet of Punjab.  So here is a single image processed in 4 different ways. Which one you like the most ?     You can answer here on the blog in comments or you can answer in this survey by clicking below Which image you like the most This is not a contest and [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Feb 082015
 
Ber : A fruit with Mythological Signficance

Beri Wala Bagh and other musings about Ber the fruit Statuary Warning: This post is nothing about Travel. So I will not feel bad if you want to skip and move on with your browsing. But I would feel awesome if you are interested in travel and may want to check this little story about the kindness of strangers in Rural Rajasthan, or how I met a Home Stay owner with Gandhian values in Wayanad Kerala,  during Kerala Blog Express. Those of you are still with me, thanks for still being here, you guys are awesomeness + sweetness combined, desi gets an [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Oct 102013
 
Train To Pakistan

When we saw Pakistan We were debating where to go on our next holiday and it soon turned into a heated debate as always. Finally, I said let us take a train to Pakistan and show you the land of your ancestors, to the missus. You see her parents were born in pre-partition India and she sometimes wishes to go and see the village where here forefathers lived. But she brushed this aside as another joke of mine. But I went online to book tickets in tatkal for Delhi-Amritsar Shatabdi train and offered to help with the packing of bags. Impressed [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Apr 132013
 
Jallianwala Bagh Memorial Amritsar

  Jallianwala Bagh  Memorial Amritsar Today is Baisakhi, one of the few festivals in India that follows the solar calendar, the other one being Sankranti. Both are in a way related to the change of season and bumper crops. But Baishakhi also has a place in the freedom struggle of India. It was on this day April 13, 1919, that hundreds of innocent Indians, participating in a meeting in the famous Jallianwala Bagh in Amritsar were butchered by the troops on order by Brigadier-General Reginald E.H. Dyer. Till date, one can see the marks of bullets on the walls of the gardens.  Recently when the [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]