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Sinhagad Fort Trek

Sinhagad Fort Trek 7

Sinhagad Fort is a magnificent fortress located on an elevated hill 1,312 meters above sea level about 30 kilometers southwest of Pune City. The fort is also known as the Lion Fort, and the ruins of old structures glorify the power of the fort in the past. The fort now becomes one of the most important

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Get Ready for Monsoon

Get Ready for Monsoon 1

Rainy season is here in Pune. Although the rain is so little in the city, but I heard that it rains heavily in the mountains and hill stations. Finally we can have the water back in the lakes, and our farmers can sow and grow our food. Rain makes everything so alive. I can picture the

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Shivaji Trails: Visapur Fort

A Trek to Visapur Fort 35

Hey folks! I’m back with another trekking story of the Shivaji Trails Series. And guess where have we recently been to? If you’ve followed our trekking story for a while now, you’d know we had a long history with Visapur Fort. We tried to conquer it twice and failed miserably. But this time, luck was on

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Shivaji Trails: Tikona Fort

Tikona Fort 17

I am running quite late on updating the post on Shivaji Trails. Last two week, we have been to Tikona Fort and Visapur Fort, but I didn’t have time to write about any of them. Having been on a trek every weekend since we started Shivaji Trails, this wonderful journey keeps challenging us in so

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That Little Hill

That Small Hill 2

Since I posted the pictures of our little trek to a nearby mountain on this blog and on Instagram (@tesathome), I have gotten a lot of questions about it. So where is this cozy pretty spot hidden right next to the heart of the city? Well, this beautiful hill is next to Pune Airport. Take

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Chateau Indage in Narayangaon, Pune-Nashik Road

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I’m an outdoor person, but now-a-day, when I look out my window I feel so discouraged. The weather is horrible. It’s so hot and dry. So, I’m feeling trapped because it’s so hard to find a place to hang out in the summer. I want a forest full of big trees, a big lake with

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Kundalika Water Rafting by Sadik

Doing something that you have never done before or less likely to do very often is very exciting. That was an excitement of our second day on Kundalika trip. Kundalika has all season whitewater rafting, making it a paradise for those who love water adventures. After an amazing first day in Kundalika and a good night sleep,

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Pune University Flower Garden September 19, 2012

How would you like to come and walk in a flower garden with us this evening? It isn’t there, but I feel the sweetest scent of Kapok tree flowers (White silk cotton tree) in the wind. If you are not familiar with Kapok tree flower, then imagine the smell of pungent wild honey drifting freshly

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Bedse Caves

Something that has been standing for 2,300 years, against rain, storm, wild wind and traveler invasion, tells stories while you are enchanted by it. The determination and artistic of the creator of these ancient buddhist caves amazed me. With too little technologies and advance tools, the labors of Bedse Caves carved the one great mountain

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Rajgad Fort Part II (Descend)

If you don’t know how we landed here at 4,324 ft. above sea level, check out Part I of our adventurous tale. Adrenaline surged, we finally made it to Rajgad Fort. We inhaled cod mist into our lungs so deeply, and it was so fresh. It was magnificent and quite difficult to explain in words. The

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