Photo Journal:Rustic Spiti

I guess sometimes the fondest memories are made on unplanned adventures.There are times when you prepare the whole itinerary with all the places to check off your list, cuisines to eat and things to try. And then there are instances where you never plan and just take off. So on that beautiful warm morning, I sat […]

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Unbusy living

Perhaps,Now is the time.To sleep for ten hours.And wake up lazily.To sip the morning chai.And enjoy without a worry.To cook all those recipes you bookmarked.And never found time for.To pick that fat book.And read without hurry.To re-watch your favorite moviesAnd linger in sweet old nostalgia.To pick the old brush.And paint the picture you always liked.To […]

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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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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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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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