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…