On a normal day of uninspiring June, a blast of dissolving salted caramel magic in my mouth flung me into another dimension from which I might never escape. Turning a blind eye to all the timeless beauty moms and their squabbling toddlers, I threw myself into an obvious discussions of summer jobs among my friends. … Continue reading Summer of ’22
I have spent initial years in school wondering what these mandatory annual trips in big families meant. I thought my family was not familiar with this concept or the budget would weigh us down, financially. This thought did not last longer as I started going to all the school trips every year for 5 years … Continue reading Travel therapy
Rajasthan – Cynosure of Bhansali’s big hit
Part 3 The next day I woke up to a fuss. My friends were bustling around, in the room ,speaking in a hushed tone. Before I said a word, I was told to show up at the breakfast table, along with my luggage, as we were checking out right after. At full tilt, I got … Continue reading Rajasthan – Cynosure of Bhansali’s big hit
Regal Forts of the Royals
Part 2 At 11 , the next morning, we had reached the "seat of power"- The Amer Fort. An elephant ride to the fort would have been like reliving the past all over cobbled pathways. But since we had a lot of zoophilists in our group, it was a big no-no. Anyway, Jeeps would cost … Continue reading Regal Forts of the Royals
A Whiff of Royalty in the ‘Pink City’
Part 1I had calmed down enough to face the fact that I was about to travel to Rajasthan in 'summer'. My followers would know, I travel to places at worst times possible. Even though it was an ill-timed decision of the university, my classmates were doing the happy dance soon after the announcement.We had an … Continue reading A Whiff of Royalty in the ‘Pink City’
The Green Paradise
Part 4 Hows it going? Y'all! So this part of the blog has highlights of the next couple of days I spent in and around the "green paradise"-Wayanad( native place of the devil). The following day, we were all set to visit the Edakkal Caves. My stomach is usually calm in the morning but Devil … Continue reading The Green Paradise
THE CONFERENCE DAY
Part -3 Its 7.00 am, I am wide awake and shaking inexplicably. I am sitting on the chair, right next to the bed, muted and thinking about all the worst possibilities of messing up the paper presentation. I can’t help but envy Sai who is fast asleep. As much as I know that it is … Continue reading THE CONFERENCE DAY
In the land of coconut, toddy, and men in lungi.
Part 2 We have just arrived at the Cochin International airport, and it already feels good. There is a sense of calmness outside the airport with warm air blowing around. It is 5 in the morning and guess what, Sai and I are rushing to the washroom. It was one and a half hours flight, … Continue reading In the land of coconut, toddy, and men in lungi.
Kerala: God’s Own Country with Devil’s Own People.
Part 1 My First Flight. I’m all excited. Tonight I’m going to board my first flight ever, and I’m going to God’s Own Country (with the Devil as my guide), Kerela. I have always dreamt of how it would be to fly and used to spend most of my time watching youtube videos of masses … Continue reading Kerala: God’s Own Country with Devil’s Own People.