Category: Destinations

Gir Forest

My Fascinating Encounter with the King of the Jungle in the Wild Allures of Gir Forest

The sun hadn’t dawned bright, but it wasn’t dark. Early morning hours and four of us packed into our car, set out for the much awaited road trip covering Saurashtra. The entire route had been planned and by the end of it, well orchestrated. Having covered Dwarkadhish, Porbandar, Somnath and Diu, charting a total distance of 760 km already, we were all set to hit Sasan Girand say hello to our next adventure. Sasan Gir spelled excitement. As the destination approached closer, anticipation and hope got the better of me. Although I had heard stories of people getting lucky with lion spotting in Gir, I couldn’t help wonder if…

4 Great Reasons to Not Visit Bali

Your Facebook feed can get annoying when most of your friends are shameless travellers. They have little regard for you, rotting in your air-conditioned cubicle at work. Their photos are specifically targeted to make you tap the “Like” button with your lips tightly distorted in an ugly line. You scroll away. And a couple of posts later, there are another one of their photos. Some cliched photo where they’re in mid-jump on a beach. You roll your eyes, refusing to acknowledge the gorgeous blue of the sea behind them. The next photograph is them standing on a mountain ledge with…