Pushkar

Pushkar is a holy Hindu pilgrimage town, which is special because it is home to one of very few Brahma temples in the world. Infact, we were told, the name Pushkar means lotus flower, which Brahma is said to ...
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Ooty

When we arrived to Ooty in the late afternoon, we noticed a considerable difference in temperature! It was much cooler, but it actually felt like a nice change from the heat. As we hadn’t booked accommod...

Om Beach, Gokarna

Gokarna is a small town within the state of Karnataka. We wanted to visit this town because we had heard about it being a beautiful, spiritual place, contrasting holiday beaches with religious temples. It is also a holy pilgrimage site for many Hindus. Hass...

Madurai

Hopping off the bus at Ridiculous-O’clock (5am), our fatigue allowed us yet again to get trapped in the rickshaw/guesthouse scam, and agreed to pay much more than we should have for a very basic room. Although...

Varanasi

14 hours on a rickety train, and we make it to Varanassi. And Thank-God we booked accommodation, one with a pick up service too! The accommodation we booked was Yogi Lodge, which had decent enough reviews on hostelworld.com. We met our driver at the train s...