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My Journey Logs

Andy’s expeditions

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Feel on Top Of The World By Skydiving in Mysore

January 23, 2016

Hey There Folks! This is Anandan Iyer but you can call me Andy. My passion for adventure and travelling forces me to take a break from my software development profession and set out on a trail to discover new places, meet new people ,try out new types of foods and take up new challenges.

Mysore Palace

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Chennai to Singapore – Taking Off To The Dreamland

October 9, 2015

I have a huge fascination for Singapore. I have been there so many times; still I don’t seem to get enough of the place. The vibrancy of the place, the city, so full of life pulls me towards it over and over again. This time, it was after a long fortnight of working day and night without a single br…

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Charmadi Ghat Belthangady - Biding Adieu to Mangalore

July 31, 2015

The city of Mangalore had so much in store for me that I could not capture it all. It is easy t believe from the outside that Mangalore is mega city with a busy work culture. It is by all means the biggest industrial hubs of the country being relevant both the Information Technology industry and to …

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An Affordable Way to Travel - Train Journey from Chennai to Mangalore

June 11, 2015

Mangalore is a city in southern Karnataka, which is one of oldest port cities in our country.  I am a software developer and information technology is my passion. It is important for me to stay in touch with the latest developments in the field and also clear my mind once in a while. Given the busy …

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Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park Darjeeling – Largest High Altitude Zoo in India

April 30, 2015

I woke up early next morning the hotel was very cozy and convenient. I enjoyed the cool whether relishing my favorite coffee along with my favorite music from my newly purchased I phone. The next destination in my agenda was the Padmaja Naidu Zoological park. I took my breakfast and left .

Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park

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Photo Of The Week : Ross Hill Church Visakhapatnam

April 11, 2015

Ross Hill Church Visakhapatnam
Ross Hill Church Visakhapatnam | Image Resource : wikipedia.org/

Summarization :  The place is awesome. Go with some time in hand since you would like to relax in the pristine environment. The view is brilliant. The view of the port on the one side and the hustle bustle of the city on the other…

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Photo Of The Week : Katiki Falls Visakhapatnam

April 3, 2015

Katiki Falls Visakhapatnam
Katiki Falls Visakhapatnam | Image Resource : wikimapia.org/

Description : My adventure drive took me to the Katiki Falls in Vishakhapatnam. The breathtaking attempt to reach the falls is what kept me going. Though a little sloppy and steep at some place, the experience became worth when I took…

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Divine Beauty At The Hilltop : Kailasagiri Visakhapatnam!

April 1, 2015

As I got comfortable in the cab for my next journey, the skies had just started to get its usual shade of golden. I ate a hearty breakfast from the hotel restaurant and set out in high spirits. The travel desk suggested I visit the exquisite Kailasagiri Visakhapatnam today. The staff told me a littl…

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Visit To Araku Tribal Museum - A Memorable Journey!

March 28, 2015

Visakhapatnam is connected to many beautiful locations that are only an hour and a half away. One such location was the Araku Valley. When I was in the hotel room reading a little bit about it, the place seemed like something out of a storybook and I knew right then where I wanted to go next.

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Kochi International Marina - A Perfect Place for Enjoyment

July 1, 2014

The international Marina at Kochi is located on the eastern coast of Bolgatty Island and is the only marina in India. It started operating from the 24th of April, 2010 and is owned by KTDC, Kerala Tourism Development Corporation. It can house 34 yachts and soon it will be upgraded, so that it can ac…

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Hill Palace Museum Kochi Speaks a Lot about the Royalty of Kochi

June 27, 2014

Hill Palace is one of the largest museums in Kerala and is located at Tripunithura. It was once the administrative office of the royalty and was built in 1865. It is a large complex spreading over an area of 54 acres and consisting of 49 buildings built in the traditional Kerala style. It has an arc…

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Indo Portuguese Museum Kochi Takes to the Period of Portuguese Settlement in India

June 20, 2014

Fort Kochi was under the control of Portuguese for about 160 years and the city still shows traces of Portuguese culture and traditions. We went to visit the museum in the morning and reached the place by 10.30 am. The museum was located in the Bishop’s House and was open for visiting from 10.00 am …

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Jew Town Kochi Keeps You Captivated

June 17, 2014

During our stay at the hotel, we were told at the travel desk about Jew Town, of which I have never heard before. I asked for details and I was told that it was a narrow lane between the Mattancherry Palace and the Pardesi Synagogue, and was famous for its antique shops and colonial buildings. Accor…

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Travel Photo Of The Week : Chinese Fishing Nets Kochi

June 15, 2014

 Chinese Fishing Nets Kochi

Chinese Fishing Nets Kochi | Image Resource : wikimedia.org 

Description : If you are not from Kerala, you may not understand what is this picture all about ? This is a beautiful photograph of the chinese fishing nets that are extensively used by the fishermen in Kerala. Since most of the dist…

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Travel Photo Of The Week : Cherai Beach Kochi

June 6, 2014


Cherai Beach Kochi

Cherai Beach Kochi | Image Resource : tourmet.com

Description : In was in Kochi and my friend took me to Cherai beach. This was my first visit to cherai beach. I was quite surprised to see that this beach was quite different from other beaches in Kerala i.e less crowded and more cleaner. I co…

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Pallipuram Fort Kochi Speaks a Lot about the History of Kochi

June 4, 2014

 Pallipuram Fort Kochi Outside View

Pallipuram Fort Kochi Outside View | Image Resource : mw2.google.com

Kochi is a beautiful place with palaces, ancient buildings, museums, cathedrals and lots more. One is never tired of exploring its various aspects. It has all the modern facilities and at the same time preserves its heritage a…

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Travel Photo Of The Week : Marine Drive Kochi

May 30, 2014

Marine Drive Kochi | Image Resource : shrinews.com

Description : The marine drive in kochi is a beautiful pavement that is located near the kochi beach. The most well known features of this marine are the chinese fishing net bridge, rainbow bridge.If you are in Kochi than you should most definite…

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Wonderla Amusement Park Kochi is full of Fun

May 28, 2014

Wonderla is one of the best water theme parks in Kerala and visited by a large number of tourists from all over India. It is located at Pallikara, about 15 km from the city and is easily accessible by car and bus. We took a cab from the hotel to reach the park. It is open to the public from 11.00 am…

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Travel Photo Of The Week : Shiva Statue Bangalore

May 20, 2014


Shiva Statue Bangalore

Shiva Statue Bangalore | Image Resource : wikimedia.org

Description : The Shiva statue is located in Murugeshpalya in Bengaluru. The statue is 65 feet tall and made from cement and concrete. The Shiva temple also has huge Ganesh statue and Navagraha statue. It is an ideal tourist location as …

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Venkatappa Art Gallery And Government Museum Bangalore

May 18, 2014

Our next destination was the Venkatappa Art Gallery which was located on the Kasturba Road of Bangalore.

An art lover can’t miss a visit to this place. We encountered many lovers of art coming along with their families and friends to see some beautiful and inspiring paintings.

Venkatappa Art Gal…

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