Last Sunday, we hiked the 10-mile (15-16 km) Lake Chabot Loop with friends. It was amazing fun because of some new people we met, a beautiful lake and trail and it had been a long time since I had walked so much! (My legs informed me about that the next day ;-)
Last Saturday, we were hanging out with A R Karthick who was gracious to take us exploring the Monterey Bay - the three highlights for the day were: Mystery Spot was interesting and the strange phenomenon there could only be explained by some kind of magnetic force, we would literally stand at an angle in … Continue reading [Travel] Monterey Bay
My wife and I are visiting San Francisco (I am here for the launch of Automatic) and in this past month, I have been experiencing San Francisco and the culture here. Obviously, this is all anecdotal but, hey, that's what experiences are about. The first thing that I've noticed is that people generally smile here … Continue reading San Francisco
I had an interesting morning today cycling around Old Delhi guided by Arkash of Delhi by Cycle tour. Seeing a city by cycle was a great incentive by itself and was fun. But I ended up with a case of the Paris Shock Syndrome because of the state of filth of the city, even the … Continue reading Delhi By Cycle
No matter how many times I have heard about Taj Mahal, it's startling how big it really is. It's amazing that it is built on top of water wells and special wood because the wet wood makes it resistant to vibrations and hence earthquake-resistant. Of course, Shah Jahan didn't anticipate that subsequent generations will destroy … Continue reading Taj Mahal
After our previous flying fox / zipline experience, we were looking forward to the 6-zipline Flying Fox experience in the Mehrangarh Fort at Jodhpur and we were not disappointed, it was a picturesque location and the exciting ziplines went over water, fort walls and across the blue city scenery, ranging from 80m to 310m in … Continue reading Flying Fox in Jodhpur
We had an interesting camel ride and fantastic night in the Thar Desert, thanks to Trotters, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan.
We drove through the beautiful Maharashtra State Highway 51 towards Vihi-Kasara where we ended up doing the flying fox. Lots of photos!
Nature lovers will adore the Machan in Lonavala, Maharashtra, India.
The Sunday before last, we went paragliding in a beautiful place called Pawananagar Dam, near Kamshet in Maharashtra: The idea was to go on "tandem flights" where a qualified instructor will take you as a passenger in one of these parachute gliders: When I experienced my turn, I realized that taking off was way more … Continue reading Paragliding in Kamshet