Tag: food

2 days in Jodhpur for the brave

Jodhpur, the less celebrated of Rajasthan’s cities, founded by the lesser known Rathore king: Rao Jodha (at least, lesser lored) in 1497, still holds its own in the extravagant cultural and historic agglomerate, that is Rajasthan. The most famous of the kings who lived…

A wolf howls as wilderness calls: two days in Yellowstone NP

There was a time I thought I would not return to any place until I have seen all I want to see. I was wrong, won’t be the first or last time of course. I have returned to Peru and to Yellowstone only to…

Canyons and canyon people around the grand and ancient – Grand Canyon National park, AZ

From a vacation I don’t expect much, the expected, the unexpected, the surprising and whenever possible, the bonus! I am nothing if not easy to please. So, when after a few years of discussion and postponement as I resist being predictable to the greatest…

Dilli and Kolkata’s lesser known secrets.. famously hidden

What does an old city have ( and by old I mean at least one millenium) that can’t be beaten by claims of ‘modern technology’ made by a new one? And I agree with anyone who thinks that new cities have no right to…

Snow capped mountains and warm hearted people- Oregon

This year we hatched a plan for New Years rather late, as it was around thanksgiving that we skyped with our friends from Oregon, whom we had met in our Trinidad and Tobago trip. We had kept in touch and Peggy., who lives in…