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Kasaar Jungle Resort, Uttarakhand: Abode in the magical woods

by Shilpa Raina

The pitter patter of rainfall woke me up from the half-dreamy, half-dazed, half-fatigued slumber. I had taken an overnight Uttarakhand State Transport bus to reach Almora and it definitely wasn’t the wisest thing to do. Quick relief came when I took a cab to Kasaar Devi, a hilltop village, just 20 minutes away from Almora. My final destination: Kasaar Jungle Resort.

25May
Curated ExperiencesLuxuryOffbeattravel

Bikaner: Kingdom of a rebel prince

“Did you know, there exists no Bikanerwala in Bikaner!” A true blue Punjabi relative had shared with me in amazement after she returned from a business trip to this city of Rajasthan some time back....

10Mar
LuxuryOffbeatRetreattravelwildlife

Madhya Pradesh: Bandhu of Bandhavgarh

It is impossible to ignore the sweet fragrance that fills the forest air. I look at kids, some diligently collecting and others possessively guarding basketful of small yellow flowers in the heat of the...

30Sep
InternationalOffbeattravel

Wadi Rum, Jordan: Sands of Time

I squint my eyes, blink and then once more readjust the focal to the dry arid surrounds. This is where the legendary Wadi Rum, the Jordanian valley of the moon, starts. After travelling good distance from...

30Sep
OffbeatSpiritualtravel

Pushkar, Rajasthan: Confines of the Creator

Hell hath no fury as a woman scorned. This adage couldn’t have fit anywhere better than in the case of Lord Brahma himself. For it was the wrath of his wife that ensured that the creator of the world...

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