Noche de Rábanos (The Night of the Radishes) is an Oaxacan event held every year on December 23. You’ll see all sizes of radishes here, carved creatively to impressive imaginations. It’s a super popular event, so be there early to stand in the queue (it may take hours to get in). For us, we stood in the queue for five hours, but the wait was worth it!
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Finally, I gathered some courage to walk alone around Santo Domingo church (or “Santo Dormingo” as I call it, long story 😅). I also joined a wedding calenda briefly. Though I’ve done this many times before, this was the first time I did it alone, and with my camera. I liked the experience.
Gandikota. Doesn’t the name have an interesting ring to it? It almost has a mystical tone.
Situated on the right bank of the river Pennar in Andhra Pradesh, Gandikota is popularly known as the “Grand Canyon of India.”
Once you see it, it actually feels like one. Though, I’ve never been to the real Grand Canyon yet.
“Gandi” in Telugu means “a gorge,” and “kota” means “a fort.” So, Gandikota literally translates to “a fort around a gorge.”… » click to continue reading “Bengaluru to Gandikota: A Ride to the Grand Canyon of India”
IndiBlogger had planned to host their first ever pan India blogging conference in Mumbai called BNLF (Blog Now, Live Forever).
As soon as I read about it in my email, wild adventurous thoughts started to stir in my mind. This was months before more details (dates and place) about the event were announced.… » click to continue reading “Bangalore to Mumbai Motorcycle Ride, BNLF, and Back Again”
Route: Valparai – Attakatti – Aliyar – Pollachi – Palladam – Tiruppur – Gobichettipalayam – Anthiyur –
Karkegandi (TN-KA Border) – Hanur – Kollegal – Malavalli – Kanakapura – Bangalore
Distance Covered: ~455 km
Google Maps: Valparai to Hanur
Google Maps: Hanur to Bangalore
Finally, we’d accomplished what we’d come for.… » click to continue reading “A Ride Through Wilderness: Valparai to Bangalore (Day 4)”