PROOST: I AM AMSTERDAMED

Hello folks..its been a great year for me but i was too much stranded with work that i was keeping myself off from the blog world…i missed it so much…It was  dead of the night when we started for our long overdue vacation. After a tiring day at work we just wanted to stretch our…

ZAANSE SCHANS: THE WINDMILL TOWN

Get your bags packed and hop into the train ,catch a train to Koog-Zandik. You will find iconic views of the 6 windmills set on the river Zaan, traditional houses, shops and museums.Zaanse Schans has become a very popular tourist attraction given that entrance into the area is free. There is a visitor information desk…

Waffle story

I am on a waffle trail savouring the best of the waffles through Netherlands and Belgium…and they are incredibly awesome… Stroopwaffel from Amsterdam Cheery sauce and strawberries leige waffle Chocolate leige waffle Me and Brussels waffle

SALAH TIMES: PILLARS OF ISLAM

Salah times refers to times when Muslims perform prayers (salah). The term is primarily used for the five daily prayers plus the Friday prayer. According to Muslim beliefs, the salat times were taught by Allah to Muhammad. Prayer times are standard for Muslims in the world, especially the fard prayer times. They depend on the condition of the Sun and geography. The five daily prayers are obligatory…

RIOT OF COLOURS

  ART IS THE FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION AND BREATHE OF LIBERATION…THE COLOURS ATTRACTED ME TOWARDS THIS WALL ART IN NICOSIA,CYPRUS.

For the Love of Belly Dance-Dubai

It was a lovely desert evening after an adventurous dune bashing and mesmerizing sunset in Dubai. Me and my better half were in our desert safari camp and i was excited for live belly dance performance.I am always amused with the glamorous ladies swaying with the most glitterati clothes. In Arab world it must be…

An Ode to Ancient Pundits: Sundials

Konark Sun Temple is a 13th-century Hindu temple dedicated to the Sun God Surya. The temple was considered as a chariot for the Sun God, who is often seen in pictures riding a chariot led by seven horses or one horse with seven heads. The entire temple is in the form of a gorgeously-decorated chariot…

JORONDA GADHI: MAHIMA DHARMA

It was an impromptu trip to Joronda Gadhi, Dhenkanal . A drive of almost 75 kms from Bhubaneswar to Joronda ,this temple introduced me to a completely different cult of Hinduism.Maha mel in Joronda, hustling and bustling with devotees, localities and sellers,this place was different.   Joranda Gadhi is a temple built in a location where…

Peace Pagoda : Dhauligiri

After watching the popular Asoka series on television now i am inclined towards the bravery tales of the great King and his journey towards Boddhisatva..After traveling a distance of 7 KMs from Bhubaneswar  towards Puri ( or Konark ) one can see Dhauligiri Shanti Stupa at the right side ( on Dhauli hills ) just after…

MINI SPLENDOUR:64 YOGINI TEMPLE,HIRAPUR

             THE MINI SPLENDOUR:64 YOGINI TEMPLE, HIRAPUR The 64 Yogini temples in Orissa provide a glimpse into the religious occult practices from the medieval times that are still alive in Orissa’s tribal traditions and folklore. Built during the 9th century to harness the supernatural powers, only four of the architecturally distinct 64 Yogini Shrines survive…