Vadodara – Junagadh Trip Day 7 & 8 (Mahabat Makbara, Bahauddin Makbara and Lothal)

Bahauddin Makbara 5

Day 7: Our Last day at Junagadh, one of the best places in Gujarat. I had to visit the famous Makbaras, hence I woke early and left the hotel at 9:00 am. Mohabbat Maqbara Palace, also Mausoleum of Bahauddin Hasain, is a mausoleum in Junagadh, India, that was once home to the Nawabs of Junagadh. Its […]


Vadodara – Junagadh Trip Day 6 (Ashoka Edicts, Uperkot Fort and Sakkarbaug Zoo)

Since we were tired the previous day, we decided to get a good sleep and woke at 9:00 am. We started at 11:00 am for Junagadh local sightseeing tour with my wife’s generous Deepak Mama being our guide for the day. Our first stop was Girnar, located 5 km from Junagadh. Girnar has been a […]


Vadodara – Junagadh Trip Day 4 & 5 (Gir National Park & Somnath temple)

Spotted Deers 1

Day 4: We started at 9:30 am from Vadodara for Junagadh and reached Junagadh around 5:00 pm. We had lunch at Rajdhani restaurant near Limdi, food was average. We saw few nicely decorated camels on the way. Had dinner at my wife’s cousins place and retired early for the night since had to wake early […]


Vadodara – Junagadh Trip Day 3 (Sayaji Gardens & Zoo)

Vadodara Museum 1

My cousin, Divye and I reached the Zoo inside Sayaji Gardens or Baug at 12:30 pm. We spent around 2 hours at the zoo. The zoo offers 167 types of 1103 animals of various sizes and shapes. Enjoyed seeing the animals, felt that the Lions enclosure was small compared to the big enclosures of the Tigers. […]


Vadodara – Junagadh Trip Day 1 & 2 (Champaner, Pavagadh and Dabhoi)

Kevada Masjid with Cenotaph 1

This was our first Family road trip to Gujarat. We started from Mumbai 9:00 am and took our first halt at 11:00 am at Silver Miles Highway Resort. Silver mines is a well known place for snacks and south indian dishes. Our next halt was at 1:30 pm at Hari Krishna restaurant. The food is […]


Kashmir – Ladakh Trip Day 17 (last day at Paradise on Earth)

Clouds from plane 4

Last day of the Kashmir- Ladakh trip, were not keen to leave the Paradise on Earth. With heavy hearts, got ready by 11:00 am. Took a rickshaw from Dal lake for airport for ( Rs. 250 ) and reached airport in 45 minutes. Friendly tip: Please reach Srinagar Airport before time since there is always long queue […]


Kashmir – Ladakh Trip Day 16 (Kashmiri Traditional Dress)

Dal Lake in the evening 2

We had one rest day at Srinagar and our photo shoot was pending-Yes, the traditional photo in Kashmiri dress. We were charged Rs. 100 for the photos along with the kashmiri traditional dress in a Shikara. Then we were planning to go to Pampore, Saffron fields but after inquiring with few locals, we came to […]


Kashmir – Ladakh Trip Day 15 (Kargil War Memorial)

Kargil War Memorial 1

We woke up early and reached Kargil bus stand at 6 am to book a shared taxi to Srinagar. But it was our lucky day, we met 2 kind hearted Sardarjis, Dr. P. P. S. Pannu and his friend were Sr. Plant Pathologist from Punjab Agriculture University, Ludhiana. They were in Kargil to study crop […]


Kashmir – Ladakh Trip Day 14 (Kargil Market)

Kargil Market 2

Started at 8:30am from Leh and reached Kargil at 4:00pm. Kargil is the second largest town in Ladakh after Leh. Kargil has an average elevation of 2,676 metres (8,780 feet), and is situated along the banks of the Suru River (Indus). The town of Kargil is located 205 km (127 mi) from Srinagar, facing the Northern […]


Kashmir – Ladakh Trip Day 13 (3 Idiots Movie Point)

Thiksey Monastrey

Early morning it snowed on the nearby peaks, hence it was very cool. Started at 8:30 am , visited the 3 Idiots movie point. We reached Leh at 2:00pm. On the way visited Thiksey Monastrey, big and majestic. Thiksey is a Tibetan Buddhist monastery of the Yellow Hat sect, located on top of a hill, […]