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Chettinad – It always stays with you

My first associations with Chettinad began with a stiff starched cotton sari – it was bright turmeric yellow, with a large chequered pattern (that’s Chettinad talking) and an olive green temple border at the bottom. I had seen my mother … Continue reading

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Hiking Knees – Take care of your knees when hiking

Pain in your knees makes for quite an unpleasant hike. Knee injuries can happen doing practically any activity, but the constant pounding of hiking for hours can really wear out your joints. You may get a serious injury such as … Continue reading

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Flying to Leh? 15 Awesome Reasons Why You Shouldn’t!

Nothing quite kills a road trip like, for instance, a flight. Especially if said road trip is expected to unravel breathtaking vistas of high altitude desolation, hitherto unseen and un-experienced. I refer, naturally, to the jaw-dropping scenes that unfold as … Continue reading

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Our story of Ladakh, our friends there. What is your story?

We all form special bonds with places in our travels. Ladakh is one of those really special places. Even before we started offering trips in Ladakh we travelled extensively in the area. We fell in love with the place like … Continue reading

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The story behind “Daniel’s Dip” rapid on the Ganges.

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Between Tradition and Tyrants

The morning starts with a small Puja on the tracks The scorching sun only adds to the soaring tempers at the Kambala … It’s the annual Buffalo Race in Southern Karnataka – a festival that goes on for 3 months … Continue reading

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The Spiciest Food Destinations the World Has to Offer

This is a guest post by Will Peach, editor at the gap year travel site Gap Daemon. He also travels the world looking for good eats, writing about them on his overland and environmentally-friendly travel blog We all know that thousands of people … Continue reading

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Kathmandu – A short guide by Sana Rizvi

Kathmandu – A short guide by Sana Rizvi Continue reading

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An introduction to Getoff ur ass

An introduction to who we are.. Continue reading

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How to choose a campsite?

Things to consider when choosing a campside: Choose a level and shaded site. The site should have good drainage in case of wet weather. A water supply nearby is required. A place to dispose off garbage. How close are you … Continue reading

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