Have you ever heard of a place where classrooms are beyond walls, boundaries and are set up just under trees? Shantiniketan has its own school, colleges and university (Bisva Bharati) where students sit in the lap of nature (no, it's not because of poverty). That’s how students are taught to get close to mother earth. … Continue reading Shantiniketan, West Bengal
Carrying history of 1200 century, Bhuleswar was right there in front of my eyes and I did not see until my mother told me about this place! I get my traits to explore from my parents and Bhuleswar is one of the results. Situated at a distance of 50 kilometers from Pune, Bhuleswar was a … Continue reading Bhuleswar, Pune
Pondicherry/Puducherry had been in my bucket list for some time now and on checking the list of long weekends in this year (2018), I could not think of a better time to visit the place than during Holi vacation (2nd to 4th March). I had two other girlfriends to accompany me: Apurva and Chaitali. We … Continue reading Pondicherry Trip
It hasn't been 24 hours since I have returned from Goa and I am already sitting in front of my laptop to share my experience. Now that I have explored this Indo-Portuguese cultural heaven multiple times on multiple occasions, I think I qualify to write this content. First, let me explain why I thought of … Continue reading Unexplored Beaches of North Goa
Like a crown, Sinhagarh fort is situated on the top of a hill of Bhuleswar range in the Sahyadri Mountains. Sinhagarh is the Nandi Hills (Bangalore) of Pune: if you are new to Pune, your first trip has to be towards this stronghold. If you haven't been there yet, here are 8 reasons to visit … Continue reading 8 Reasons to Visit Sinhagarh Fort, Pune
When one of our friends, Mustafa gave us a surprise visit from Dubai, the plan for River Rafting popped up. Weekend was nearby and so was Kolad. We could not think of anything better than that. You can visit Kolad at any time of the year for river rafting on Kundalika River. We chose August. … Continue reading Kolad-River Rafting
When life gives you weekends, use these to travel as much as possible. After my best friend, Imda asked me to visit Ahmedabad for the zillionth time, I booked my tickets and started to plan the trip. I did not know an epic road trip was waiting for me. I got a companion from Pune … Continue reading RoadTrip to Udaipur-Mount Abu-Ahmedabad.
What do you expect on weekends? 2 days without office/work, sleep till afternoon or other plans. But what if you have to wake up early in the morning to meet office people on Saturday?Frustrating, right? Not for us. At least not on one weekend, 25th March, 2017. Reason? It was our team event at Wildernest … Continue reading Wildernest
It is about my visit to Lavasa, Pune.
In case you have missed the Part 1, here is the link: https://jasodharabatabyal.wordpress.com/2016/07/28/topsy-turvy-when-do-not-contact-calls-part1/ ____________________________________________________________________________________ “So what did make you call me, Tanoj?” “Can’t I even call you now, Rushana? Do you remember we were friends once?” “Yes. 4 years ago. 4 years can do a lot to 2 people.” Okay. You know how Rushana ignored … Continue reading Topsy-Turvy: A New Angle (Part2)