Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Travel: Naga Sadhus at 'Maha Kumbh 2013'

Naked body covered only with ashes, unshaven hair and a thick smoke of marijuana in the air around...

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Aprilia Tuono V4; Just Another Machine ;)

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With a small price tag of 15 odd Lakhs, is not it amazing!!!
People say it BRUTAL, who rode it... This liter-class produces 167 bhp to reach 270+ km/h and it is Insane.

Every tempting bike reminds me the story, how my parents sold-off my bike in my absence and without letting me know. It was their way to get rid of unwanted worries for me by seeing the current road conditions and also to prevent my touring... No complains though they succeeded in the later and noone has control over their first worry. 2+ years have passed since I rode a motorbike but it hardly took me away from being a biker... How does it matter if you don't own one! It should take its own time to getting back to the life you wanted to live like, all thanks to the changing priorities of life... Is not it! But somewhere in the remote corner of the heart there is a voice, there will be a bike and it will BIG. I was in Gurgaon Aprilia showroom recently to see a friend and got to meet this guy and thought of sharing :)

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Travel: Kuldhara Ghost Village, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan

An abandoned village and 100s of years since anyone lived... And there are many stories from words of mouth to describe it... All of them pretty interesting, without knowing the truth.

Kuldhara was a village of 'Paliwal Brahmans', who were very knowledgeable and rich. Some people say, the daughter of village chief was so beautiful that the king of Jaisalmer eyed on him and wanted to marry her forcefully. And being a Brahman, it was intolerable to them but had to say nothing infront of Power. And as a solution, all the villagers emptied the village overnight and traveled beyond the reach of the ruler.
People even say, as the Brahmans were really really rich, they have stored Gold underneath all the houses and there is a very old snake in the village protecting it.
According to an elderly guy I met there, the Brahmans emptied the village some 400 years ago because of the heavy tax impounded by the King of Jaisalmer.

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This is the old Temple in the village... Unworshiped and Government is getting it restored for the tourism purpose.

Travel Information:
Distance: 800+ kms from Delhi
               20+ kms from Jaisalmer on the way to Sam Sand dunes (around 7-8 kms off the main road)
Road Condition: Excellent
Best time to Visit: Aug-Mar (and prefer the evening time)

Monday, March 25, 2013

Sunday, March 24, 2013

FoodPanda Delhi Bloggers Meet

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It was really fantastic to be there and meeting like-minded people who are mostly food-enthusiasts and few were bloggers. With an aim to change the whole experience of food ordering, has 1600+ places to order good food online. May it be Gurgaon's 'Dana Choga' or Hyderabad's 'Viva', good food will never be missed and to be enjoyed only in three easy steps, you can also pre-order food. Is not it fantastic!!! Now its time to research on all the delicacies in hundreds of food-menus available and to give it a try :)

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