Mar 312016
April 2016 Calendar Download Desktop Wallpaper - Amman Citadel

April 2016 Calendar Desktop Wallpaper Confession time:  I cheated for the April 2016 Calendar for desi Traveler. As the regular readers of desi Traveler will know, I request readers to pick images for the calendar from already published images on the desi Traveler Blog. The wonderful readers that we have for my little blog, are kind enough to take time out and share the pictures they want to see on the calendar. I do it in the form of a contest to get more people to participate, and this year we gave away more than 10 calendars and like [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Aug 222015
desi Traveler Goes To Kunzum Pass

A Day At Kunzum Pass: My experience & pictures from Kunzum La So desi Traveler went to Kunzum, or rather I should say I passed from Kunzum Pass on my way to and back from Spiti. You need to pass two main passes on the way to Spiti, via Manali one is Rohtang La and second is Kunzum La. Technically, height wise Kunzum is bigger and higher and better to photograph. But Rohtang is more notorious as it is closer to Manali and our tourists are happy to visit it after hours of struggling in traffic and then play in [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Feb 142014
Peerancheru Lake in Night

  Peerancheru Lake in Night Go and check out more Skywatch images at the Skywatch Site! Click here for day pictures of Peerancheru and PBEL City about hiking and birding.  Feel free to share with your friends and family.

May 032013
 Beach Cricket in Pondicherry

  Beach Cricket In Pondicherry I was walking in evening on a beach in Pondicherry, when I saw these boys playing cricket, the unofficial national game of India. This is a common pass time for boys in India, to play cricket on any open space. While watching them I was very happy to see that the boys are happy and enjoying life to the fullest. They were not rich, and must have been kids of local fishermen as there were a lot of fishing nets and boats nearby. The devastating effects of the Tsunami in Pondicherry were still visible [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Apr 192013
Skywatch Friday- Crows Race At The Top of Shore Temple

 Skywatch Friday- The Famous Pallava Shore Temple In South India Last week in Skywatch post I posted a picture of  the top of a famous temple and asked it to be identified for a gift in form of printout of any picture from desi Traveler blog. I was not sure how many people will get the answer right. But I was pleasantly surprised to see many correct answers to the question. Though some of the answers were given on Facebook and they do not count as  the answer was to be posted in the comments on the blog post. Anyway without [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Apr 122013
Guess The Famous Temple In India - Quizz for Skywatch

Can  You Guess The Famous Temple in Picture Hi Everybody,  I thought of asking a small quiz with this photo today.  You need to guess the name of this famous temple in India that has been photographed here. It may be difficult for people not living in India, but for most travelers in India it should be easy based on some of the clues I am giving below.  All of you are welcome to use Google for search. Do read the complete post to know about the gift the right answer can get you.   First let me narrow down [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Feb 222013
Skywatch Friday

  This is my first entry for Skywatch Friday, this picture was clicked when I visited the Visa God of Chilkur Balaji in Hyderabad.   To check more entries for Skywatch Friday please click here If you have liked reading the post please feel free to share it with your friends on Facebook, LinkedIn, twitter and Google+ .  You can subscribe to the email updates to receive new posts automatically in your inbox. I promise that I will not sell, rent, or donate your email to anybody. —    

Jul 212012
Beautiful Sky

  This Sky and clouds  were captured from my cellphone on the Airport highway in Hyderabad. This is the beautiful sky I captured on my mobile few days back in Hyderabad…. I have never seen such beautiful sky and had to stop my car to capture it. Please click on picture to see a bigger version of the picture. Like they say the best camera is the one in your hand, for some reason I am finding the pictures I like the most are the ones that I am clicking from my cell phone. I have not retouched this picture [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Jun 162012
Birds Around PBEL City - The Lake Front

Typical human tendency is to go to exotic locations and totally ignore things that are around us. If I have to quote a hindi saying then….. ” Ghar Kee Murgee Daal Barabar” . This has been the case with me I have been going to various bird watching tours in city and to various national parks and mostly ignoring the Peerancheru lake right next to our home in PBEL City.  A Flock of Geese Take Off On Spotting Me Stork In Flight Greater Coucal So some time back when I had some time to kill and the sun was [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]