Introduction to Up and Close Bharat Tour 2021





Recently I completed a pan India tour -A soul searching solo trip in my car; From Tamil Nadu to Ladakh, it went on for more than 6 months.


I visited many historical monuments, crossed many rivers and mountains, drove on roads that exist only on maps or don't, cruised on some of the best highways in the world, soaked in different cultures up and close, and met some interesting people.


Loved playing flute at most interesting places, from 15,000 ft, where I could hardly breath, to beaches where strong winds made it tough to produce sound. Meditated with my flute while sitting alone on a rock - while surrounded by Monkeys, Squirrels or Musk Deers along with birds in the jungles of Himalayas under the fully bloomed Rhododendron trees. Danced around while fluting in the finest sand dunes around the camels. Fluted with frozen fingers for Pashmina goats, Cows and Yaks at -10 °C in high altitude mountains of Himalayas. Played in the 1000 years old temples and disappeared quietly when it started gathering crowd !!