Is Oktoberfest worth the hype?

Ein Prosit, ein Prosit Der Gemütlichkeit Ein Prosit, ein Prosit Der Gemütlichkeit I was a huge ball of excitement when I knew I was going to Oktoberfest.I mean what’s not to get thrilled about drinking at ‘world largest beer’ festival!!! As much as I was looking forward to this, the thought of Oktoberfest being ‘touristy’ […]

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Saorsa

And that’s why I need to go. Time after time to so many places. Lie down beneath the sky. Climb on top of a mountain. Sometimes sit among-st strangers. After all where else but On the road Will I listen to myself? Examine my thoughts? Or face my fears? Where else but on the road […]

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Bazaars of Bukhara

Come along.Hurry up.The sun’s going down.And the cold winds have started to blow.Let’s go.Stroll around the town’s square.Oh look!There is a pond.And it’s centuries old!This is where travelers used to rest!Oh look!16th century trading domes!Filled with blue ceramic plates,Light colored Ikat scarves and dresses,And dozens of carpets and rugs!Oh look!So many knives,daggers,swords,scissors!And pretty magnets.Oh my!What […]

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EUROPE: MISTAKES I MADE

Europe is always a good idea Looking back, I don’t think I researched or read through so many guides  for any of my travels as much as I did when planning for my first big Europe travel. On the whole I did good and the trip was fun but argh! mistakes invariably happen on a […]

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Afternoon musings at Kalapathar Beach

I am not a beach person.I don’t know what to do at a beach. I can’t swim and feel restless sitting on a beach. I constantly worry about being bitten by something poisonous and legit imagine being hit by tsunami every time I visit beaches.In short it ain’t ‘beach therapy’ for me. But mothers have […]

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Kutch nahi dekha kuch nahi dekha

Every time I made plans to visit Rann of Kutch,the plan always fell apart. ALWAYS mind you.So when I found myself on the flight to Gujarat, I was euphoric to finally view this salty beauty! It’s a known fact that Gujarat is foodies’ heaven.After relishing on some lip smacking  food,we set out on a road trip […]

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