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During my recent trip to Uttarakhand , I was faced with a problem I had never encountered before. We were passing through Delhi, but we had hardly any time in the city. On earlier visits when I have had to change trains/flights at Delhi, I have always arrived in the morning and left again at night, visiting relatives in between. This time, I was arriving in the city at night, and leaving again early in the morning. There was hardly any time to visit people. I would only have a couple of hours with them before I’d have to leave again. For the first time, we considered booking a hotel, but there again, we were hesitant about the actual hotels, the costs involved, and the logistics of getting from the airport to the railway station and then back again from the station to the airport.  That’s when we remembered reading something about a corporate-managed lounge at Delhi station. We soon figured out that we could book online and pay by the hour. Besides, we also learnt that there wasn’t ju

Memories of 2013 - Travel Vignettes - Gokarna

When I think of Gokarna, this is the image that comes to my mind....

Fishermen at Om Beach in the wee hours of the morning, bringing back their catch, while we sat lazily by the sea, watching them. The lush greenery, the fog, and the colourful boats, all are now etched in my memory forever. It makes me thankful that I didn't cancel the Gokarna trip when things went wrong, and instead, went ahead, with Samhith and my mom for company! If the beach and the sea gave us the relaxation we looked forward to, it was Mirjan Fort which provided the surprise element!

I have yet to write about this fort, which only reminds me that I have lots of writing to do this coming year, to catch up with all the travelling! And yet, I hope the new year brings some more travel along!

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  1. Awesome photos! the colors of the boats looking beautiful..

  2. Love the photo of the fishermen, Anu. Beautiful light and colours. And you seem to have had an exciting year of travel - here is another such one in 2014!

    1. Thanks, Charu!! It was an interesting year for sure and hope the next year is even better... and for you too/

  3. Thankyou for sharing your memories Mam, It will be great if you would help me how to reach this place and what is the best medium of travelling. Would love to visit this once and capture its beauty in my slr.

    1. Thank you, Anoop. pls read the other posts I have linked to. details of how to reach are there in them. also, for me, the best mode of travelling is always public transport :D

  4. Hi, Anuradha loved your blog. I was in Karnataka last month however; I have not visited this beach yet. After reading you blog, I think I will check it out on my next trip. Thanks for sharing this wonderful post and i loved your “Fisherman” picture. Keep writing, i’m wait for your Mirjan Fort post :)


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