My recent experience with our Indian railways is about my journey from Secunderabad railway station to Cuttack (Odisha) by the East Coast express. I deliberately ditched air travel for train this time, because it...
Essential accessories for cars: Whoever drives a car and loves going on long drives would feel like this article is written about him or her. Unfortunate situations like tyre puncture or break downs may happen during long journeys and in the middle of nowhere.
Even during daily intracity commutes these may happen. Given below are some accessories that I felt very essential in such situations. I haven’t used all of them yet, fortunately I haven’t come across such a situation. But many of my friends who frequently drive long distances have experienced one or more of these incidents and many of these accessories are used and recommended by them.
Photos: From my Haldighati, Kumbhalgarh, Ranakpur & Mount Abu trip in September 2017.
This was the last leg of my trip and was quite interesting. Haldighati is the place where the battle between Man Singh and Maharana Pratap was fought. It is also the place where his famous horse ‘Chetak’ had died after saving his master. There is a museum that’s really worth visiting especially for school children. They show a short movie there too about the history of Haldighati.
Photos: From my Jaipur trip in September 2017. It was a really good experience of life time. The new thing that I learnt this time is that hiring a guide is very very useful while visiting a historical place. I felt some of them add some ‘masala’ to the way they explain about the history of the place, but still it’s worth. Even better is that the amount they charge for their services here is quite reasonable.