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Feb 272019
 
Portraits from Araku Valley Andhra Pradesh

Faces from Araku Andhra Pradesh   When I first visited Araku Valley, in Andhra Pradesh, all I had with me was a 2 MP Nokia phone to click images. We did have a Nikon Point and shoot camera, but for some reason, almost all the images I clicked on that trip were from my original SST Phone ( Sasta Sunder Tikau Phone). After that, I have been to Araku Valley again and last time besides my SST Phone I also had my trusted Nikon DSLR.  Continuing my series on portraits, in this post let me share some Portraits from [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Nov 152018
 
Win 2019 desi Traveler Calendar & 2 Night Stay With Unhotel

Win Limited Edition 2019 desi Traveler Calendar & Stay With Unhotel     Hello Travelers, how many of you are looking forward to 2019? I for sure am looking forward to 2019 or to be more specific the limited edition 2019 desi Traveler Calendar that can be yours if you participate in the annual desi Traveler Calendar Contest.  But that is only part of the story, this year the good folks at Unhotel have joined hands with desi Traveler and they are graciously giving complimentary stays to 2 of our lucky winners in 2 different cities. Yes, you read [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Oct 222018
 
Explore The Unseen Kashmir – Watch “Escape To Kashmir” – A Travel Film

  Great Lakes Trek – Kashmir Hello, travelers, our guest authors, filmmakers  & Travelers ( not necessarily in that order )  Tina & Debarup Mukherjee are back with a wonderful photo story and travel film – “Escape To Kashmir “about the  Kashmir Great Lakes Trek.  Check out the images, article and the short travel film that is winning hearts and inspiring travelers around the world to travel. Kudos to Debarup &  Tina for sharing their passion to travel & making this beautiful movie on Great Lakes Trek in Kashmir – Escape to Kashmir . Needless to say, this is a real trek [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Sep 272018
 
Kausani Travel Guide- Movies To Mahatma Gandhi To The Home Of A Kavi

 7 Things To Do In Kausani In Uttarakhand India   So what is common between Anil Kapur? Mahatma Gandhi & Poet Sumitra Nandan Pant?  Well, they all have a connection to Kausani a small sleepy hill town in Uttarakhand. Though I am not sure if Kausani is a small town or a large village, with a population of less than 3 thousand, Kausani has fewer people than the housing society I live in. And that is where lies the time-warped charm of Kausani that offers you unobstructed views of snow-clad peaks, leisurely treks in the forest that are fragrant with [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Aug 292018
 
7 Reasons To Book & Stay At Kumaon Mandal Vikas Nigam Ltd Tourist Rest Houses

Why I Enjoyed Staying At Kumaon Mandal Vikas Nigam Tourist Rest Houses   This blog post is about my experience of staying at Kumaon Mandal Vikas Nigam Ltd Hotels during our Bloggers Bus journey with Uttarakhand Tourism During my travels, I have stayed in all kind of hotels, guest houses, luxury resorts, and even campsite, but I rarely write about the hotels I stay as mostly my focus is on the destination & experience. I have actually said no to many a hotel FAM trips as it just meant staying in the hotel and writing about it. While I am [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Aug 172018
 
desi Traveler Digest July 2018

Around The World With desi Traveler Digest July 2018 Edition As is now the unhealthy tradition, the July edition of desi Traveler digest is also late and I am now even out of excuses. So without much excuses, ladies and gentlemen may  I present the July 2018 desi Traveler edition crowdsourced from Instagram with help of fellow desis who have been kind enough to use participate in the same. The very first image has come from another side of the world from California & shared by Divya Nambiar or Dee as she is better known in the world of travelers. [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Jul 112018
 
A Rainy Day At Dilli Haat With Canon 6D Mark II

desi Traveler Tests Canon 6D Mark II At Dilli Haat INA Market Armed with a brand new Canon EOS 6D Mark II, I entered Dilli Haat, INA Market in Delhi hoping to click some images as I test the full frame mean machine from Canon.  But just as I entered Dilli Haat it started raining and I was wondering if I would be able to take any images or not. I had not planned for rains as when I started from home it was a clear sky with no chance of rains. But in true travel photographer spirit ( [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Jul 072018
 
desi Traveler Digest June 2018- Summer Special

June 2018 desi Traveler Digest Summer Special   Hello and welcome the June 2018 desi Traveler Digest, the summer special edition. We have some new travelers joining us while we also welcome back some of our old friends.  This month I have carefully chosen images that kind of reminds me of summer holidays that all of us have fond memories and laid the founding stone for our future travels. Mind you these are not typical summer images of scorching heat, but more of celebrating summers as we travel around the world with desi Travelers. Let us begin by welcoming desi [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…]

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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…]