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Reflections #AtoZChallenge

Reflections on my first #AtoZChallenge Thinking abut my first #AtoZChallenge took me back to the decision to participate. Reflections on uncertainties – I wasn’t sure I would manage to blog every day( except Sundays)...

Insecure Writers Support Group

Free writing #IWSG

Free writing Put pen to paper. Set a timer and begin scrawling, without allowing the tip of the pen to leave the page before the timer goes off. A small skipping motion from one word...

Question of the Month

Question of the Month May 2016

    “If a friend came to you looking for advice on starting a blog, what three pieces of advice would you give them?” is the question of the month. The answer to the...

Rice fields in Ziro

Ziro is remote #AtoZChallenge

World Heritage Site Ziro The legendary beauty of the Ziro Valley in Arunachal Pradesh beckons  despite the difficulties of getting there. The journey involves long drives on bumpy roads and it’s at an altitude of...

Yercaud view

Yercaud and coffee #AtoZChallenge

Cinnamon trees, coffee plantations and oranges I’d like someone to bottle that fragrance for me. What I imagine to be the scent of Yercaud. Yercaud is a hill station at 4970 ft in Salem...

Oriental dwarf Kingfisher

Xeldem, Goa #AtoZChallenge

X is for Xeldem Congratulate me! I found a place beginning with X. It is Xeldem in Goa and it’s a mere 52 km from Panaji Taluk Name : Quepem District : South Goa State : Goa...

Magnificent Amur Falcon

Wokha, Nagaland #AtoZChallenge

Mount Tivi and Amur Falcons at Wokha The third largest town in the state of Nagaland after Dimapur and Kohima. It’s a land of beautiful mountain ranges and rivers, famous for its vibrant dances...

Amongst green stars

Valley of Flowers #AtoZChallenge

What is the Valley of Flowers? The Valley of Flowers is a national park in the Western Himalayas in the state of  Uttarakhand. It’s famous for its charming meadows of alpine flowers. Apart from...

Unnao fort with gold diggers

Unnao, where women are in power #AtoZChallenge

The main reason I want to visit Unnao Unnao, a district in the state of Uttar Pradesh has an all women administration since February 2016. Unnao is the headquarters of Unnao district in the...

White ice mountain peaks and blue skies

Triund-Trek #AtoZChallenge

Triund-Trek Come summer and I can think only of the mountains and how soon I can escape hot and dusty Delhi to the green foothills of the Himalayas where the outcrops of rock topped...