16 Mar

Day 8: A date with the tigers of the tiger temple in Thailand

A very early morning wake up time of 5am, I was barely able to get up. But managed to get fresh and got to our pick up point for our trip for the day. We got into our minivan and moved on. We passed through the King’s palace and our guide was explaining about the […]

16 Mar

Day 8: A date with the tigers of the tiger temple in Thailand

A very early morning wake up time of 5am, I was barely able to get up. But managed to get fresh and got to our pick up point for our trip for the day. We got into our minivan and moved on. We passed through the King’s palace and our guide was explaining about the […]

15 Mar

Day 7: A foodie’s day in Bangkok, Thailand

Early in the morning we were moving through the outskirts of Bangkok. It looked like a true megacity. By 7am, we reached the South terminal in Bangkok. We got down and now we had to find our way to the hostel. Here nobody could speak in english and neither could we find an information centre. […]

14 Mar

Day 6: Canoeing in the islands in Thailand

It has been early mornings for quite sometime now and today was no different. We got up around 6am to get ready to go to the Phang Nga bay. The mini cab had come to pick us up at our hostel and we put in all our luggage too as we planned to leave Phuket […]

13 Mar

Day 5: Snorkelling in the islands in Thailand

Another morning alarm goes and I wake up early. It was 6.45am. Today, we were planning to go to Phi Phi island situated to the south east of Phuket. We had booked for a one day package with the help of the hostel guy for 1000 Baht per person. We were picked up from our […]

12 Mar

Day 4: Crossing the sea border into Phuket, Thailand

I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel’s sake. The great affair is to move. -Robert Louis Stevenson We got up early in the morning. There was a long journey ahead. We were planning to go to Phuket from here. We packed our luggage and waited outside for our pick […]

11 Mar

Day 3: Exploring Langkawi, Malaysia

I woke up around 9 in the morning. We got ready, had a normal english breakfast and moved out. Today we wanted to go to the Eagle point at the South-East tip of the island. Getting back on the motorbike and riding through these roads is a experience in itself. Petrol here is pretty cheap […]

10 Mar

Day 2: Biking in a foreign land in Langkawi, Malaysia

A few minutes past midnight, we landed at Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia. The approach to the airport was beautiful with those million city lights lighting up the dark night. The airport was huge. At any given time there were multiple aircrafts moving around. But as we stepped out of the aircraft into the LCCT terminal, […]

09 Mar

Day 1: Across the Indian ocean

“I have to remind myself that some birds aren’t meant to be caged… their feathers are just too bright. And when they fly away, the part of you that knew it was a sin to lock them up does rejoice.” – “Red” on Andy Dufresne in The Shawshank Redemption I remember my flight back to […]

20 Jun

Day 8: A mad rush to Bangalore

“Once you have traveled, the voyage never ends, but is played out over and over again in the quietest chambers. The mind can never break off from the journey.” – Pat Conroy I got up at 2:30am. Though the train was supposed to reach Howrah by 12:45am, since the train was already late by 2.5hrs […]

19 Jun

Day 7: Out in the street, hungry, cold and homeless in the Kingdom

“When you travel, remember that a foreign country is not designed to make you comfortable. It is designed to make its own people comfortable.” – Clifton Fadiman After being stationary for more than an hour, we managed to get out of the roadblock. We reached Phuentsholing just past the midnight. It was raining heavily. We […]

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