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About nilakshi

Needless to say, I am a writer. Here on my blog you will find from the most mundane to the most interesting facets of life. My writings are a reflection of my experiences of everyday life. I love to write travel blogs, and anything and everything that catches my eye. You are all invited to comment, criticize, debate, and discuss on the topics.

World’s Largest Buddhist Temple – Borobudur – ticked off the list

  Standing tall amidst the tropical greens of central Java, Candi Borobudur is not only a religious place, but also an architectural marvel!   Travelling has been on the back-burner for quite a while ever since baby L arrived. However, … Continue reading

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Sojourn to Quaint Cingjing Farm in Taiwan

Nestled in the central mountains of Taiwan is Cingjing. Its gentle hillslopes and green meadows dotted with Victorian styled cottages and grazing sheeps are reminiscent of the European countryside. Here is an account of a recent trip to this little … Continue reading

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Why do we love debates?

We Indians take immense pride in our ability to debate, deliberate and argue and counter-argue each and everything that we come across. This right is taken with much seriousness than any other of our rights, I would like to believe. … Continue reading

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The Gorgeous Gorge in Taiwan

What’s so special about a drive through winding mountain roads that pierces through a slew of tunnels on a misty December morning? Most mountain roads are beautiful, aren’t they? But this drive on Taiwan’s Central Cross Island Highway offers spectacular … Continue reading

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Day Trip to Pulau Ubin – Singapore’s Kampong styled island

A ten minute boat ride can transport you to another time – probably the 1960s. Pulau Ubin – where time seems to have paused – is a true relic from the past as compared to its rich sister Singapore. Consciously … Continue reading

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A short weekend getaway – Malshej Ghat and Diveagar

A few years ago we went to Diveagar in Raigarh district of Maharashtra. Although it’s about 170 km from Mumbai, we took a different route. It was actually a detour. We first went to Pune (another city in Maharashtra) where … Continue reading

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Trip to Hong – Picture Perfect island in Thailand

When in Krabi you can choose from a host of islands to visit. We chose Hong because it is supposedly still unspoiled. This post will be more on the photographs – well they will speak for themselves! Some of the … Continue reading

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