Jun 302016
 
July 2016 Calendar- Download Desktop Wallpaper

The Magic of Petra: Download July 2016  Calendar Download Dear reader, for July desktop calendar, let us once again go to the magical, mystical and almost mythological city of Petra. Once lost in the sand of times, today Petra is one of the biggest tourist attraction in the world and one of the seven wonders of the world. About the Image: This image was made in Petra just after the sound and light show ends and everybody starts clicking images from selfies to group pictures. It was around this time I noticed long shadows mixing with hundreds of paper lanterns [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Apr 112016
 
Working Donkeys of Petra & the one who quit his job

Watching Donkeys of Petra: We are like that only So my recent post was about Mules, earlier I had written a post about Horses, so a smart Alec pointed out to me in a DM what about Donkeys? So to respect the sentiments of my donkey loving friend, who felt I am discriminating against Donkeys here is my post about Donkeys or to be more specific Donkeys Of Petra. But to set the record straight I suggest you read the post about Mules as a mule is 50% Donkey. Done? Good, let me go back to my visit to the [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Feb 012016
 
February 2016 Calendar - Download Desktop Wallpaper

February 2016 Calendar Desktop Wallpaper – Petra by Night Hello February, good to welcome you.  Now that the cold spell is in its last leg, and the soul enriching spring with its multiple hues is around the corner  I look forward to a fabulous February for all the readers of desi Traveler. For February 2016, desktop desi Calendar dear readers may I present to you a picture clicked at  Petra by Night in Jordan.  This picture is part of the most shared post on desi Traveler in the year 2015, and was shared by wonderful readers of desi Traveler more [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Dec 312015
 
Most shared blog posts of 2015 on desi Traveler

  Which are the most shared  viral  blog posts of 2015 ? OK, ladies and gentlemen, traveler and tourists here is the customary good by post for 2015.  Not that I am a great believer in customary post but as we bid adieu to 2015 let me go back to 2015 and look at most shared travel blog posts of desi Traveler. By the readers. First of all let us understand what I mean by shared and viral posts: A post for me is shared or viral if it is shared more than 100 times, by readers or social network. [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Sep 142015
 
Petra By Night - Playing With Lights & Shadows in Jordan

Petra By Night : A Fairy Tale In Arabian Nights     As I start my second walk to the Monastery in Petra during the day  I was wondering how different can Petra by night would be from Petra during the day ? I am trying to pace myself to the Al Khazneh  (Treasury ) not to rush as there is no light on the path, that is if you do not count the countless candles, flickering inside brown paper bags that caress the Siq, the natural creek in the rugged mountain that has hidden the city of Petra [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Apr 132015
 
Petra: The Magical, Mystical and Mythological UNESCO World Heritage

Petra:  One of the 7 Wonders of the World I had some tough choices to make as teenager. Choices that would shape my personality, my career choice and the future of desi Traveler blog that was yet to be born. You see I could not decide between following the footsteps of 007, drive the best of the cars, play futuristic gadgets, beat the baddies, while still finding the time to bed some beauties, or to follow Indiana Jones, discover lost civilizations, beat the baddies and find some time to, well give lectures to students about lost civilizations. (Make it write [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Apr 022015
 
YES ! I Visited Jordan and Love To Tell The Tale !!!

Safety,  Food & other Travel Experiences  about Visiting Jordan The moment I said “I am going to Jordan” Almost everyone who heard it crooned collectively “Why are you going to Jordan? Is it safe to go there?” “Well I will never know till I go and visit Jordan”, was my stoic reply in every single case. “But it is so close to Syria, where all those things are happening” While I am no Livingstone, I do love visiting new places and I have never been to Jordan except with Peter O’Toole, and later with Harrison Ford in their movies [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]