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Alive is Awesome- With an iPad

By Mridula Dwivedi December 28, 2012 6 Comments ,

Do you remember some of the posts that I did for Cinthol's Alive is Awesome contest? There were some prizes associated with it. I was extremely reluctant in the beginning but the person who was in charge of the contest was one persuasive person. Once I committed I did all the posts that were required. And it was fu...

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My Most Expensive Dip Ever- Alive is Awesome

By Mridula Dwivedi November 3, 2012 8 Comments , , ,

It was a cloudy morning and I was out even before the first rays of sun! It was my last day in the paradise and I wanted to make it special. I walked the few steps from my hotel and I was at the beach. There was no one around apart from a few dogs. Thankfully they paid no attention to me. I soaked in the serene atmo...

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There was Rain Before the Rainbow- Alive is Awesome

By Mridula Dwivedi October 27, 2012 10 Comments , ,

They say into each life some rain must fall. I say it is a given that in each trek some rain will fall! We were trekking in the Triund region in Himachal Pradesh and I had been lugging two heavy raincoats for the past two days. I asked my husband if he would carry the raincoats while we walked from Ilkaka to Lehs Ca...

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Rafting through the Wall on the Ganges- An Alive is Awesome Experience

By Mridula Dwivedi October 24, 2012 6 Comments , , , , , , ,

Vikram our raft expert was giving instructions on a serious note. The light banter of the day before was completing missing. I had no idea what had caused the change!  But it did not take me long to find out! [caption id="attachment_6786" align="aligncenter" width="540"] The Calm before the Storm, Rafting on t...

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Scuba Diving at Havelock, Andaman Islands, India- Alive is Awesome

By Mridula Dwivedi October 18, 2012 8 Comments , , , ,

Before I went scuba diving (I am one recreational dive old) I never associated sea with colors other than blue and its various shades. This was in spite of watching countless TV shows that displayed the beautiful underwater life. The beauty of the ocean registered firmly on me only when I saw it myself. Some peop...

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Cliff Jumping- Now Why did I do That?

By Mridula Dwivedi October 11, 2012 16 Comments , , , ,

[caption id="attachment_6655" align="aligncenter" width="400"] Cliff Jumping near Devprayag, Uttarakhand[/caption] When I showed this picture to a friend, he asked, "So did you go down screaming?" To my "no" he added, "I would, because what if that was the last thing I did in life!" I had no such thoughts when I ...

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Snorkeling at Redang Island, Malaysia

By Mridula Dwivedi October 9, 2012 12 Comments , , ,

In May 2012 CNNGo included Redang Island (or Pulau Redang as it is known locally) in Malaysia' top 10 islands. And it entirely lived up to its reputation when I got a chance to visit it in September 2012! [caption id="attachment_6642" align="aligncenter" width="540"] Redang Island, Malaysia[/caption] When I st...

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The Travel Collection

By Mridula Dwivedi April 3, 2015 30 Comments , , , , ,

For this sky watch I am presenting the travel collection of skies from my trips so far in 2015. I got a few nice shots in each trip. I hope on my next one (yes it is in the offing), I will get a bonanza of sky pictures! Kareri Village, Himachal Pradesh [caption id="attachment_15976" align="aligncenter" width="...

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I am Mridula Dwivedi, I love to travel! I started my travel blog in 2005. I have been going places since! For more details do check out my media kit! In another life I did a Ph.D. from IIT Kanpur. I was a professor when I quit my job in 2015.

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