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DEATH VALLEY

“I have always loved the desert. One sits down on a desert sand dune, sees nothing, hears nothing. Yet through the silence something throbs and gleams.”- Antoine de Saint-Exupery, The Little Prince. (Death Valley pictures at surendra.smugmug.com) So why would … Continue reading

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Hearst Castle San Simeon California

Over the years I have driven past “the castle”, this time I stayed overnight at San Simeon, the castle was only 4 miles out and little reason to give it a miss. I had little time, the tour was abridged … Continue reading

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California Coastline Highway 1 Road Trip Santa Cruz to Morro Bay

I have done sections of this at various times, met with thick clouds, sometimes rain. This day was clear as I drove down a 200 mile stretch from my home to to Morro Bay. Morro was not the destination, I … Continue reading

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Delhi-Qutab Minar, Humayun Tomb, Lotus Temple, RaisinaHill

(More pictures from Delhi at surendra.smugmug.com) I lived in Delhi for over 15 years, I have been away for over 21 years. Delhi to me defies definition. Like Rome, Delhi has history, Like New York – a settlement of nationalities, … Continue reading

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Naini Tal – jewel in the hills of Kumaon

For hundreds of years this was a well kept secret. Naini Tal a hill town in the foothill of the Himalayas and part of Kumaon region known for over 60 Lakes was a sacred place. The earliest known reference of … Continue reading

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3 Days inMonterrey- Colla de Caballo and Grutas de Garcia

40 Kilometers off Monterrey near the town of Santiago lie the falls of Coll de Caballo (Horse tail falls). An 82 feet cascade that resembles a horse tail. One can reach the fall through a short walk, on a horseback … Continue reading

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3 Days in Monterrey Mexico- Chipinque, Santiago Magico, Presa de La Boca

Joel Torres, our taxi driver we retained for our excursions in and around Monterrey (+ 52 1 44 81 1382 5862) built our travel itinerary. A hike up Chipinque National Park, a visit to the small town of Santiago and … Continue reading

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