Bamboo Rafting at Periyar Tiger Reserve

The winter month of February and a perfect week-long trip to Kerala. We took an early morning bus from Alleppey to reach a small town of Kumily, also called as Thekkady. This town, bordering Kerala & Tamil Nadu, is famous for two things – the spice plantations and Periyar Tiger Reserve. We reached Thekkady in the afternoon, checked into a beautiful homestay and spent the rest … Continue reading Bamboo Rafting at Periyar Tiger Reserve

Meghalaya – Hidden Treasures

You have no idea of the treasures hidden in your own country until you travel and explore. This is the Mawphlang Sacred Forest in Meghalaya. Why sacred? Because this forest is full of trees and ayurvedic plants that are almost 1000 years old. This is like that of the Rudraksha which is so important in Hindu culture or ayurvedic plants that cure diseases like no … Continue reading Meghalaya – Hidden Treasures