Monthly Archives: October 2016


A Sense of Wonder

Wonder is a magical word. It opens up the gates closely guarding the secret to happiness. Do not let the work deadlines, expectations of  people, societal pressure take you anywhere away from this life inducing phenomenon. Take a break and look around. Everyone is in a hurry to reach somewhere, still nobody makes it to where they want to be. It’s an unending race towards an imaginary goal post. Spare some time to just gaze […]


Tarkarli – Devbaug Beach – A journey in snapshots

Tarkarli Beach, located around 6 Kms away from Malvan city, is one of the more publicized beaches of Malvan. That, however, does not take anything away from the beauty of this narrow strip of silver white sand with crystal clear waters where one can see up to 20 ft. below in the sea-bed on a bright sunny day. Tarkarli beach extends south towards Devbaug where Karli river meets the Arabian sea. On the northern end […]

Tarkarli Beach white sand malvan

Kaas Plateau Travel Guide 2

Kaas Plateau is Maharashtra’s very own Valley of flowers. Entire region is covered with tiny colorful wild flowers as far as your eyes can see. Post monsoon this unique plateau, spread across 1000 hectares, becomes home to nearly 1500 species of tiny plants of which around 600 are flowering plants. From the local Orchids of Maharashtra to the hard to find carnivore plants, you are in for a visual treat. Kaas is declared a bio-diversity heritage […]

Kas flowers violet

Velas Travel Guide 2

Velas, a remote village along the Konkan coast, was destined for obscurity, had it not been for the Olive Ridley turtles that hatch their eggs here. These turtles have put Velas on the international tourist map. Every year from February to March baby hatchlings emerge from the golden-black sand and start their journey towards the Arabian Sea. It is difficult to not fall in love with this secluded beach tucked away in a quiet corner of […]

Velas Turtle Festival

Konkan Roads and Highways – Everything you need to know 2

Konkan Coastline, a narrow strip of land that runs from the south of Mumbai all the way up to Goa, is peppered with picture-perfect beaches, colorful fishing villages, and ruined forts. Its beaches are perfect for lazing around on pristine clean sands and listening to the intermittent lull and fury of waves. Traveling to Konkan and exploring this laid-back part of the country is sheer bliss. However rail connections on this route are minimal, and there are […]

Diveagar Beach road

Harihareshwar Travel Guide 2

  Harihareshwar, a coastal town in Konkan Maharashtra is known not just for its beautiful beach, but also as a place of pilgrimage. It is situated at the mouth of River Savitri that divides the Raigad and Ratnagiri districts. Here the river flows and merges into the Arabian Sea. Harihareshwar is part of the three famous beach towns in Raigad district of Konkan Maharashtra – the other two being Diveagar and Shrivardhan. Harihareshwar attracts people […]

Harihareshwar beach Savitri river