Challenges and Rewards of the Harishchandragad Trek

Challenges and Rewards of the Harishchandragad Trek

This guest post was written for the IndiaPalette by Pavan Kulkarni, the man behind the TREK FREAK website. He is an engineer during the day and blogger in the night. An explorer by passion, he believes that many places in Maharashtra are untapped and are waiting to be revealed. He aims to capture those destinations ...read more »

Places to visit with kids in Navi Mumbai (Vashi, Nerul, Belapur, Kharghar)

Places to visit with kids in  Navi Mumbai (Vashi, Nerul, Belapur, Kharghar)

There are lots of places to visit with kids in Navi Mumbai, but it took me time to discover them. I hope this post will help other parents to diversify the activities of their small ones.  We’ve been to quite a few places around Vashi, Nerul, Belapur and Kharghar, and I’ll keep updating this post ...read more »

My monsoon trip to Mahabaleshwar

My monsoon trip to Mahabaleshwar

Mahabaleshwar is listed as one of the most popular weekend getaways and prime monsoon destinations around Mumbai and Pune and I was fortunate to visit this place a few years ago. All the adjectives people usually use to describe this place (breath-taking, green, juicy, lush, pristine, fresh) are absolutely accurate, and it was an unforgettable ...read more »

The Kharghar Hills – if you’re in searches of a scenic spot…

The Kharghar Hills – if you’re in searches of a scenic spot…

When we were invited to the Kharghar Hills, I didn’t expect the place to be so splendid. Considering how devotedly people in our neighborhood [url=http://www.indiapalette.com/forums/topic/trees-in-india-and-other-places-banyan-gulmohar-palm-trees/#post-8922]cut down the trees[/url] in fear of a potential damage they can cause to their cars during the rains, I was not sure whether there were any spot of natural beauty ...read more »