Angkor Wat at dawn. Arrive early to get yourself a nice spot by the reservoir to see the reflection of Angkor Wat as the sun comes up!

Angkor What? – Our pick of temples to visit

We wrote about the magnificent night-life in Siem Reap in our last post. But we all come to Siem Reap for a reason. And that is to marvel at the ancient temples that were built at the height of the Khmer Empire sprawling all over the Angkor Complex and beyond. The spiritual history of the Khmer Empire is somewhat confused. Mahayana Buddhism which originated in 1st Century BCE spread to
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Siem Reap: The merry side of Angkor Wat!

There were no lush green meadows or never ending mountain sides rolling into chattering rivers. No sir. It was the rush of the tropical summer wind, heavy with the impending rains and with it, a thousand dreams. It was the roll of trite vehicles on the dusty streets of a city ensconced in a war-ravaged nation. There was resilience in the air and a spirit of entrepreneurship. Stories of weary travellers from around the world beckoned you to come a bit closer and immerse yourself in this mega-confluence called Siem Reap.
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Desolate & Delightful: Our Pick of Hotels Unreachable by Road

What is it that pushes us to explore the off-beat and yearn to visit places that not many know about? It’s the undying adventurous spirit of human beings. It is what led to the discoveries of America by Columbus and the sea-route to India by Vasco Da Gama. It still pushes us to go to great lengths to walk the ancient pathways and fight with nature to tame the most
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Lonavala: Through Good Times Again

The match had just ended and so had our two hours of furious drinking. Portugal had lost. A little sad at the defeat and anxious about the ensuing adventure we set out. Three out of five. The other two were already in seventh heaven. We were pretty sobered up by the time we reached the car in the parking lot. We were in Lonavala – a hill station located about 3 hours from Mumbai. Darkness enveloped the dead of the night as the parking lights jumped off the car in myriads of directions as the silver body gleamed. Wearily I lit up a cigarette as the realization of having cut 120 kms just a few hours back dawned upon me. My body almost ached, but the desire for an adventure is always overpowering.
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