Category Archives: Vacations

Bhitara Kanika, Odisha, March 2013

My father-in-law, Sudhakar Padhi, organized a 2 day visit to the Bhitara Kanika forest reserve in Odisha in mid March 2013. I had to return early to travel to Nanjing and could not make it but the rest of the family all went. These photos were taken on the old Canon Powershot during that visit.

Bhubaneswar Vacation – March 2013

We visited our parents & grandparents in the 2nd week of March, 2013. We also went to Cuttack to visit my maternal grandmother and uncle. We also visited the Lord Jaganath in Puri and I was lucky to get darshan early in the morning right after sun rise. On the way back from Puri we… Read More »

Ganapatipule Vacation – Nov 2012

We visited Ganapatipule, a temple town and beach resort on the Konkan coast of Maharastra. Ganapatipule is located about 350 km south of Mumbai in the Ratnagiri district famous for it’s “Apus” mangos (Alphanso). The Lord Ganesh of Ganapatipule is the “Paschim Dwardevta”, Western Sentinel God of India. The temple is built into a hill… Read More »