Archive for the Vacations Category

Many of you must have enjoyed your summer vacations with family and friends. We think it is a great idea for you to write about your vacation and share the joy and experience with your child’s classmates and the Yokibu Parent Community.

This will also help friends and families on Yokibu to learn about the locations you visited and help them plan to visit the place next summer

So send us your write up on your vacation experience with limited number of photos to support@yokibu.com


Touring New Delhi - Part 2: Palika Bazaar, India Gate, and Humayun's Tomb

Touring New Delhi – Part 2: Palika Bazaar, India Gate, and Humayun’s Tomb
Posted on: October 5, 2018

Next day, I’d planned to first visit Palika Bazaar, and then proceed to India Gate and thence to Humayun’s Tomb, finishing up thus, before catching my return flight the following afternoon…

Touring New Delhi - Part 1: Red Fort and Jama Masjid

Touring New Delhi – Part 1: Red Fort and Jama Masjid
Posted on: September 20, 2018

For those who haven’t read the prequels to this article, a brief recap:
This entire vacation materialized in December last year after I accepted an invitation to accompany a few friends for a day’s visit to Corbett National Park and Tiger Reserve in Ramnagar, Uttarakhand…

Vacations: A Day at Corbett National Park, Uttarakhand - Part 2

Vacations: A Day at Corbett National Park, Uttarakhand – Part 2
Posted on: September 7, 2018

From Corbett National Park we took a cab down to Ramnagar, hired a shared taxi, and headed uphill to the hilltop town of Ranikhet where we had booked for a homestay accommodation through Airbnb. Our agenda at Ranikhet was singular—to view the pristine, snow-clad Himalayas at sunrise…

A Day at Corbett National Park, Uttarakhand - Part 1

A Day at Corbett National Park, Uttarakhand – Part 1
Posted on: August 23, 2018

It was in October last year, that my friend asked me if I would be interested in accompanying him on a day’s visit to Corbett National Park, Uttarakhand. I readily consented, as a National Park visit would be any nature-lover’s dream, and the opportunity of a lifetime…

Trip to Tiruchirappalli, Thanjavur, and Kumbakonam - Part 3

Trip to Tiruchirappalli, Thanjavur, and Kumbakonam – Part 3
Posted on: August 3, 2018

This is the third and final part in the travelogue of our visit to the three temple districts of Tamil Nadu, in which I will be recounting to you, the unique nature of our accommodation that gave us the most memorable experiences in this revelling, four-day trip.

Trip to Tiruchirappalli, Thanjavur, and Kumbakonam - Part 2

Trip to Tiruchirappalli, Thanjavur, and Kumbakonam – Part 2
Posted on: July 20, 2018

We left Srirangam late, at around 1.30 p.m., and reached Thanjavur at 3:00 p.m. As we still had an hour left until the Brihadeeshwara Temple opened, we decided to visit the Thanjavur Palace & Saraswathi Mahal Library complex, meantime…

Trip to Tiruchirappalli, Thanjavur, and Kumbakonam - Part 1

Trip to Tiruchirappalli, Thanjavur, and Kumbakonam – Part 1
Posted on: July 6, 2018

The foundation for this trip was laid by one of my overseas relatives who had landed in Chennai for their kids’ summer vacation and planned a four-day, multi-city pilgrimage trip. When I enquired them about why they wanted to visit temple-towns specifically…

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Travel to “Holland” with Avinash, 7th std Student of BVM, Adyar, Chennai
Posted on: July 6, 2013

I went to Holland with my parents during this summer vacation. Many parts of Holland are below sea level and walls called dykes are used to prevent sea water from entering the land. Amsterdam is [...]

Destination: Chang La pass, Pongong Lake and SNOW

Destination: Chang La pass, Pongong Lake and SNOW
Posted on: June 14, 2013

From our hotel the drive to Chang La pass was around 140 Kilometers.

For a while as we moved away from the plains of Leh town, the roads were smooth. But as we drove ahead through roads winding through mountainous terrain, the drive became bumpy and we had our initial glimpse of snow on the mountains.

Day 3 - In and around Leh - Visit to Gurudhwara, Magnetic Hill and Sindh Ghat

Day 3 – In and around Leh – Visit to Gurudhwara, Magnetic Hill and Sindh Ghat
Posted on: June 7, 2013

The next day we again visited a few places in around Leh.

Our first visit was to a Gurudhwara maintained by the Army.

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