Author Archives: Sangeeta

About Sangeeta

Once upon a time workaholic, now on a refreshing journey, cultivating infinite patience and acceptance- Sangeeta travels extensively in India and overseas experiencing, learning and unravelling !!!

Dehradun In a Day

Nestled in the Doon Valley between the Ganga and the Yamuna lies Dehradun. A couple of centuries ago (17th) the eldest son of the 7th Sikh Guru camped (Dehra) in the Doon valley which led to its name. Dehradun the capital … Continue reading

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Ramadan (Ramzan) Food Walk in Bangalore

Ramadan also known as Ramzan is the holy month of Muslims. It is the 9th month in the Islamic calendar when the holy book Quran was revealed to the prophet. After fasting during the day (dawn to sunset), the fast is … Continue reading

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Haleem ~ Crowning Glory of Ramadan Iftaar

My tryst with Haleem began not too long ago. A colleague introduced me to this slow cooked absolute delicacy from Pista House during a work trip to Hyderabad. The soft gooey melt in the mouth meat and wheat delicacy tinged with … Continue reading

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Lepakshi- Where Stones Speak Volumes

I was scouting for a short trip out of Bangalore when Lepakshi caught my attention. I always associated it with the Andhra Pradesh Handicrafts emporium but never realized it was a 2.5 hour ride away from Bangalore. Lepakshi derives its name from … Continue reading

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Walking through Paradise, Rupin Pass Trek

Rupin Pass is an amazing journey through the lower Himalayan ranges (Shivalik) tracing the source of the River Rupin. It begins with a gentle walk through forests and villages and thereafter gets exciting with rocky trails, flowery meadows, edge of … Continue reading

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Vibrant Flowers in Rupin Pass Trail in Himalayas

While walking through the Shivalik Hills in the Himalayas, I would often stop by to smell the flowers, enjoy their uninhibited dance in the rain, loving their many colors dotting the landscape. I don’t know their names, nor do I … Continue reading

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There are No Gods in North Korea

Before you jump to conclusions; that’s the title of the book that I recently read. Of all the countries in the world that I have grouped in different buckets to prioritize my trips; North Korea lies in the bucket which seems … Continue reading

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Fattoush ~ A multicuisine that serves lots of Arabian Delicacies !!

Bangalore has become a hub of Pan Indian and World cuisine over the last few years. Every now and then, I hop into some place to experience a new taste that gives me a glimpse into culinary styles and food … Continue reading

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Experience Midnight Sun in Norway

If there is one country on this planet that leaves me gasping at every bend it has to be Norway. During my 10 day trip to this country a few years ago, I could not experience the Midnight Sun since … Continue reading

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Flavours of Kashmiri Wazwan in Punjab Grill, Bangalore

It is hard to find someone who is not bowled over by the beauty of Kashmir and I am no exception. Having trekked through the Kashmir valley, spending days under the starry skies, eating local cuisine from the street side … Continue reading

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