Cloud Forest Diary
Absence of real rain, even with a moist and swampy feeling can only be observed in a cloud forest. While rain forests are common, cloud forests are not simply because of the requirement of a certain altitude and formation of clouds through rainshadow regions. There are a few privately owned and maintained parks in Monteverde, that encapsulates the extreme biodiversity along with the geographical intricacies.Read more »
The Canyons – Grand Circle Trip
In a journey to unknowns, through barely traveled roads, with only a dream in mind, and the best friend for company, we set out to look at mother Earth atRead more »
Lua’u and a brief history of Hawaii
Long before Hawaii became the Aloha state (in 1959), the Polynesians used to celebrate events or special occasions (like end of a war, new era, throning of a king, childbirth, etc.) through a gathering that invariably had a wide spread of traditional recipes.Read more »
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
One of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites, covering over 500 sq. miles of land covered with rock formations and fresh lava flow, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is a heaven for Geologists. The Mauna Loa and Kilauea volcanoes are the two shining stars in this park that is criss-crossed with trails and paved roads.Read more »
With its network of canals and artificial islands, the floating gardens of Xochimilco, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, encapsulates the superhuman efforts of Aztec folk to survive and thrive in severe hostile conditions.Read more »
Chichen Itza and the Cenotes
Nestled at the heart of one of the oldest Mayan cities, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Chichen-Itza is a complex ensemble of grand pyramids, ball courts, temple of warriors, wall of skulls and buildings with sophisticated geometry.Read more »
Nestled between volcanoes and active plate boundaries, built upon thousands of years’ worth of ancient civilizations, and buried under the perils of every modern metro city, Mexico City hosts million tourists every year. A complex combination of vibrant art, fascinating history..Read more »
Quebec City, QC
A mere 2.5 hours east of Montreal, this capital town of Quebec City province offers a plethora of options to be entertained and mesmerized. An utterly French speaking town, where nas parle Francais may cause overwhelm, at least in the local shops and food stalls.Read more »
The largest continent in the world with the diversity unparalleled with no other. Spanning close to half the surface area of the world’s land mass, our Asian adventures took us from our home country to south east asia while devouring on the zesty local food, astonishing history and rich cultures.
The most populous and one of the five largest countries in the world, China, hiding treasures on history, famous landscapes, architecture, and history, is also home to fascinating food and unparalleled urban lifestyle.