One hears about the exceptional beauty of Scottish highlands time and again. Scotland was always there somewhere on my travel cerebrum. But it often happens that your mind slips out the most obvious things. …and then me and my husband (absolute junkies of Netflix and chill kind of fun), started watching a television drama series
Your first time of doing something is always special. London for me is special because London for me is a lot of “first time things”!
On a local flight with Croatian Airlines, I was watching the customary advertisement, packaged with all glorifying things that all countries say about themselves like great food, great beaches, great people, great heritage…. Ending with the tagline “Croatia – Full of Life”.
Sitting next to my girlfriend Shipra, as she was driving us to Girdwood, I gave her that look “If I wasn’t dying to sledge with the Alaskan huskies tomorrow,
I would be lying if I said I didn’t notice Croatia because of Game of Thrones (GOT). Like many others, the unreal scenic shots of Kings Landing attracted me to find where is this place on earth?
I have said my heart out about Croatia in the post Experience Ideal Life with my 10 days Croatia itinerary. As I reflect through my Croatian experience, especially from Split to Dubrovnik, I comprehend why Croatia felt like one of my best travels?
The Great Rann of Kutch, a dehydrated, monochrome and unwelcoming desert landscape spread over 7,500 square kilometers in Gujrat, India, ironically always had a very calling effect on my travel feet. At a younger age, images of Kutch made me wonder, if at all anyone could go there… because I could not see any route in or out of those hostile images…. All I could see was infinite cuts and cracks in a piece of earth. Several years later in 2012, on my honeymoon road trip across 5 states and over 3000 kilometers in India, I and my husband chose a very “un” honeymoon like stop over – The Little Rann of Kutch. Well, by then I had figured out that there is indeed a route to go into the barren lap of Kutch! Though google maps would still fail there : ) We stayed at Rann Riders, literally in…
If you really want to travel a place, drive the road! I don’t know who said that originally but it simply proves to be “the differentiator” of every trip. I and my travel buddy (my husband) are absolutely the road trip modus operendi types and each time we end a trip, we echo, what a