Hot Water Springs near Mumbai, Ganeshpuri and Vajreshwari

The twin religious towns of Ganeshpuri and Vajreshwari make for good outing for a day near Mumbai where one can also enjoy hot water springs. These towns are located a km apart from each other and 30 kms by road from Vasai. Vasai is well connected to Mumbai by subarban trains. To reach the the […]

Makar Sankranti – A Hindu festival of Kite flying

Today was Makar Sankranti, the day generally falls on 14th of January every year, it is celebrated all over India and Hindus all over the northern hemisphere celebrate the day when the sun begins its northward movement. In my home state Maharashtra it is celebrated by distributing a special type of ladoo (til-gul) and men […]

Year End Blog 2013

With the year closing down, I decided to write about the things which I was able to accomplish in this year which I wasn’t able to achieve in my lifetime. I have been an avid sports fan since my childhood, but the only sporting event where the one which were shown on the television and […]

Trip to Uttarakhand – Haridwar

I reached Haridwar by 2.30 pm, booked a room near the station, cost me Rs 300, had a TV in it. I had lassi, lunch in Haridwar. I decided to goto Hari Ki Pauri, the place where drops of amrut where spilled from celestial bird, Garuda after samudramanthan. Having bath at this spot is considered […]

Trip to Uttarakhand – Part 12 Neelkanth Mahadev Temple

  Day 15: 11th Aug 2012 : I woke up early in the morning, it was last day in Rishikesh, the amazing city, I loved this city and its ambience. It’s quite different from all the cities I have visited, cannot be described in words, one needs to be at the place to feel it. […]