Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race Australia adventour sports tourism

Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race Australia adventour sports tourism

Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race Elsie Gabriel Impressive, international, competitive, colossal, adventurous and classic are the words which overwhelmed me as I walked through the gates of the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia, to join thousands of spectators who came to pay tribute to the participants at the start of the 68th Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race. At once I knew why it was such an iconic sport,of which so far I had only read about in the sailing and sports world news magazines.It was wonderful to be invited for such an adventerous…continue reading →

Imagine waking up to a lavish breakfast spread with Disney Characters.

                                                     Imagine waking up to a lavish breakfast spread with Disney Characters. Elsie Gabriel The Hong Kong Disneyland Hotel is more than a hotel, it's a tourist destination and an attraction which takes you all the way back to your childhood. The Disney Character Breakfast Buffet at Enchanted Gardens is one of the hotel's main attractions.   Staying at the hotel is so convenient because you can just hop skip your way to the Disney Park when ever you want. Out here middle of a fairy tale, if you have kids they are…continue reading →

An Environmentalist’s dream come true in Cape of Good Hope, South Africa!

  Endemic Fynbos! An Environmentalist’s dream come true in Cape of Good Hope, South Africa! Elsie Gabriel Ever imagined walking through an endless green carpet filled with a million flowers, covering soft hills and rugged planes, almost taking you to heaven and back? Come walk with me and I’ll take you to the heart of pristine nature, the Table Mountain National Park Reserve near the Cape of Good Hope, in South Africa. The sight is out of a picture book, it’s an environmentalists’ and nature lovers dream come true, the flaura collections here…continue reading →
Explore the Caves Khao Khanap Nam,Krabi, Thailand. Kayak Trip to Khao Khanap Nam,Krabi,Thailand.

Explore the Caves Khao Khanap Nam,Krabi, Thailand. Kayak Trip to Khao Khanap Nam,Krabi,Thailand.

Explore the Caves Khao Khanap Nam,Krabi, Thailand. Kayak Trip to Khao Khanap Nam,Krabi,Thailand. Elsie Gabriel Drifting in the beautiful lagoon, exploring the spectacular rivers, inlets and limestone caves on your own personal kayak, is how one can best enjoy Krabi, in Thailand. As one of the first settlements in southern Thailand, Krabi offers numerous cave destinations which are rich in archeological treasures, artifacts and cave drawings. Thailand is not all about the sunshine, massages, night life, beach swims and food, it is deeply embedded in history to say the least, and do not…continue reading →
Barbeque Mari-Nation with Master Chef Pat Chapman. Elsie Gabriel

Barbeque Mari-Nation with Master Chef Pat Chapman. Elsie Gabriel

  Barbeque Mari-Nation with Master Chef Pat Chapman. Elsie Gabriel Barbeque Mari-Nation with Master Chef Pat Chapman. Master Chef and Chilly king-Chef Pat Chapman, as he is fondly called kicked up a hot storm behind the counter at Barbeque Nation, Worli, Mumbai. Soft spoken and very articulate- is how he stirred up some fascinating marinades for some good protein lovers.His vegetarian offerings were no less. So Chapman knows it all, been there,done that and at 73 years now he is a gentle giant and delivers one masala grill after another with such finesse.…continue reading →
Cycling Couples who celebrate their marriage with every ride together!!

Cycling Couples who celebrate their marriage with every ride together!!

  Cycling Couples who celebrate their marriage with every ride together!! Elsie Gabriel Meet some awesome cycling couples who simply ride together for leisure, sometimes race each other and enjoy repeated butt kicking competitions between each other, only to let Cycling fuel their love. Am not talking about strolls and picnic trips together as a couple on weekends. I am talking about husband and wife who celebrate their healthy marriage by Cycling together! They promote fitness levels and train together, and even enjoy sparring over the hills and steep climbs which keep them…continue reading →

Cruise trip to the Seal island.

Cruise trip to the Seal island. Elsie Gabriel. Cape Town is blessed with abundant marine life. Sharks, dolphins, Whales and seals swim off the Cape Town coastline very often and it is truly nature’s spectacular offering. Cruise trip to the Seal island.All pics copyright Elsie Gabriel I enjoyed the rough sea’s and had the experience of a lifetime on this cruise trip to Seal Island located only 8 nautical miles from Simon's Town harbour in False Bay which takes about half an hour to reach actually. Seal Island is home to 75,000 Cape…continue reading →
Come meet Prisiliya Dhananjay Madan at the Cyclothon by Young Environmentalists Januray 30th Thane Hiranandani Estate.

Come meet Prisiliya Dhananjay Madan at the Cyclothon by Young Environmentalists Januray 30th Thane Hiranandani Estate.

The Cyclothon by Young Environmentalists Programme invites one and all to come join the Thane Hiranandani Estate Cyclothon all set to grace and honour Prisiliya Dhananjay Madan ! Prisiliya cycled all alone from Marahashtra to Kanyakumari,very inspiring and will share her story with you. She is truly are a role model for cyclist, filled with grit and determination you show the world that you are all action and no talk! Power to the girl child.Power to women who believe in uplifitng other women! Everyday, its been a grueling and fascinating journey as I followed you…continue reading →
Congo Caves in South Africa-. Spectacular underground ancient wonder.Stalactites and Stalagmites !

Congo Caves in South Africa-. Spectacular underground ancient wonder.Stalactites and Stalagmites !

                                      Congo Caves in South Africa-. Spectacular underground ancient wonder.                                                                          Stalactites and Stalagmites !                                               This piece I dedicate to my Teachers Mrs.Sahani and Ms Ranjana.                                                                       Offbeat travels by Elsie Gabriel   Time stands still. I catch my breath as the first view of the gigantic ancient stalactites and stalagmites open up before me. Immensely massive grey-blue limestone ceilings and caverns engulf me. They bring back a thousand geographic lessons learned in standard six way back in school! It is no harm to fall in love in know? Just a little…continue reading →
‘Same Same’ of Koh Phangan resonates with laughter, good food, wine and fantastic hospitality!

‘Same Same’ of Koh Phangan resonates with laughter, good food, wine and fantastic hospitality!

  ‘Same Same’ of Koh Phangan resonates with laughter, good food, wine and fantastic hospitality! Life is a party at Same Same! Kærlighed Same Same! Spending time with gorgeous Scandinavians Heidi and Christina on a remote island of Koh Phangan in Thailand not only showed me what life is all about, not just sheer fun in the sun but baby-Hard work!!   Only hard work pays off! And by God these two girls are hard working and innovative restaurateurs who can show holiday makers how to live it up. Young Entrepreneurs who can…continue reading →