Wave watching on Maravanthe beach

Our next stop on the Karnataka Coast was Maravanthe Beach. After a simply-perfect evening at Ottinene Beach, we headed inland to Kollur but the next day we were back on NH-99, the highway that runs through a good part of the India’s west coast. We were driving south and got … Read>>

A beach so unspoiled and simply beautiful

Simply Beautiful! I wouldn’t want to call it anything else. Decorative adjectives might steal Ottinene Beach off its pure, natural beauty. Ottinene Beach — I must say — turned out to be the best part of our beach-hopping trip along the Karnataka Coast. When I looked up this place, I … Read>>

Seeing Seattle from Space (Needle)

If you could see one thing in Seattle, go to that one place that shows you everything, suggests the brochure of the most popular structure of the city. Now, if you look at the skyline of the city of Seattle in Washington State, you will see that there is one … Read>>

Murudeshwar: Where everything seems to be massive

Just off what was popularly known as NH -17* (Edapally- Panvel Highway, now NH- 66), around 80 kilometres south of Gokarna is another temple town, known for its Shiva temple, a humongous statue of the god, an imposing temple tower and of course, its beach. Murudeshwar. It does sound familiar, … Read>>

Painted skies, silhouettes and warm glows

Caught: TwiLIGHT, Aptos, California.  The sun had set. The skies looked painted and the silhouettes of trees and buildings seemed to enhance the late-evening-light in the sky.   Aptos is a seaside town on California’s central coast. The location is Seascape Beach Resort, Aptos.  And because it lies on the coast … Read>>