Bangalore Fort, a step back in time

Bangalore Fort

Would you believe me if I said that Bangalore has a fort of its own? Yes, in the heart of Bangalore city lies a spectacular piece of history. Bangalore Fort is one of the hidden gems that is surely one of the must visit places in Bangalore if you are a history or a fort … Read more

Chitradurga Fort, a beautiful unforgotten history

Akka Tangi hole at Chitradurga fort

Visiting Chitradurga fort had been my childhood dream. I have grown up listening to the stories of Chitradurga fort and the brave lady who singlehandedly managed to kill many enemy soldiers who were trying to get into the fort illegally. So, going and visiting the historical landmark where the lady once stood was a special … Read more

Trek to Gudibande Fort

View of Gudibande Fort

One of the easiest treks I have done around Bangalore is the trek to Gudibande Fort. It is a popular trekking spot that is very close to Bangalore and can be covered in one day. As I have always been in love with forts, I jumped on the opportunity of visiting the this fort. If … Read more

A visit to Panhala Fort

Panhala Fort

Did you know that India is known for its forts? There are plenty of them and each one has an intriguing story to tell. Many years ago, I went on a road trip to Kolhapur with two of my girl friends and that is when I visited Panhala Fort. PIN for later reference About Panhala … Read more

Bandaje Arbi Falls trek via Ballalarayana Durga Fort

Bandaje Arbi Falls trek via Ballalarayana Durga Fort

Whenever I am in Bangalore, I find every opportunity to run away to the mountains in the Western Ghats for treks and hikes. And in that quest to find new mountains and places in the Western Ghats, I decided to head to Bandaje Arbi falls trek. Technically, Bandaje Arbi falls is a hike and not … Read more

Guide to visit Palakkad Fort

Palakkad Fort

I love exploring places that have history. India doesn’t seem to have any dearth of places that are old and have amazing historical significance. And one such place that is beautiful, old and rustic is the Palakkad Fort in the Palakkad town of Kerala. It was by accident that I visited Palakkad Fort and I … Read more

Walk down the history lane of Rayadurga Fort

Rayadurga fort sunset

A few years ago, my friend and I visited Rayadurga Fort. It was accidental and not planned. But it was surely a pleasant accidental discovery. The fort is huge and is in a good condition. I love visiting forts and learning a lot of history and significance about them. India has plenty of forts and … Read more

Hike to Sinhagad Fort

Hike to Sinhagad Fort

Sinhagad Fort was a suggestion from a friend who resides in the Pune city. My friend told me about this hike and assured that I would love it. And as my friend mentioned, the hike to the Fort definitely did not disappoint me. The trail is challenging, the views are spectacular and the fort is … Read more

Hike to Channarayana Durga Fort (Karnataka)

Channarayana Durga Fort

Are you one of those people who love visiting historical places and learning the significance of those places? Just like me? I love it even more; when my two favourites i.e. love for hiking and love for history come together. Channarayana Durga Fort is one such place where both of these favourites meet. It is … Read more

Trek to Rayakottai Fort in Tamil Nadu

Rayakottai Fort (Tamil Nadu)

Let me be very honest, I had never heard of Rayakottai Fort before. I was going through the various trekking agency websites to see if there was any interesting trek that weekend. And that’s when I stumbled up Rayakottai Fort trek. It surely seemed very interesting and being a sucker for historical places, this was … Read more

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