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About dharmeshkalyan

Have always loved travelling and will continue to pursue this love. Favourite Travel quotes: “Traveling – it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller.” – Ibn Battuta “The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only one page.” – Saint Augustine

Mumbai Day 4 – travel to Navsari & Makar Sankranti

Today we were headed to my grandparents home town – Navsari. Had booked the train ride through the IRCTC site – I recommend this site for all independent travellers like me who enjoy organising things themselves, this is a great … Continue reading

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Mumbai Day 3 – 13th Jan

Early wake up and off for a morning walk. This was the first time Nita had set foot on Juhu beach. The number of people on the beach was wow as was the activities going on there. A young group … Continue reading

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Mumbai Day 2 – 12th Jan

Jet leg seems to be kicking in, both Nita and I could not sleep past 4-5am, no problems more an early start but not really a benefit as things did not start till at least 10am! (View from our room) … Continue reading

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Flight time and Mumbai day 1

I like late afternoon flights, you get the whole day to sort out things, which worked out well for me, had not packed a single thing and around 11am started and was sorted by midday. Around 2:30pm our Maxi taxi … Continue reading

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Time for a short Break!

It has been a while, however finally here! A short much needed break commences today! Headed to India for 2 weeks, with no kids, just me and Nita. Kids are staying at their Dilan mama & Anisha mami’s place. Last … Continue reading

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Day 21–4th Oct Paris

Last day and a very early start, aiming to get to Trocadero to catch the sunrise and take some good snaps of my girls! All up and ready, it was time to head out. Was still dark when we left … Continue reading

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Day 20th–3rd Oct Paris (Louvre Museum)

A very relaxed start to the day, got out of the hotel around 11am! Then it was across the street for some late breakfast trying some amazing pastries. Doc, Vik & Balia had left early for the Arc de Triomphe … Continue reading

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Day 19th–2nd Oct – End of Cruise, to Paris

End of cruise today, disembarkment was around 9:30am. Got my girls organised, bags packed, we vacated our room and were out with our bags to the Sports Bar. We should have done this more often, the place was mostly empty … Continue reading

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Day 18th–1st Oct Cruise (Southampton)

Last excursion on this cruise today, a visit to the Stonehenge. Was up early and able to catch the morning fresh air and see the cruise make its way to the Southampton port. Breakfast done, we were all down at … Continue reading

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Day 17th-30th Sept Cruise (at Sea)

Relaxing day at Sea today. Another round of Bingo followed by a lazy day of eating by the pool with a lot of Cocktails. Which was then followed by girls having another saloon visit followed by an early dinner, pics … Continue reading

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