Walk a While, Just Another Mile

I refused to plug my ears or play a vintage number. It was going to be my inaugural walk on an unfamiliar road. The decision had been taken off the cuff. There were no Google Maps to guide me. Just a stark, lonely road that lay ahead. The safest bid would have been to hang … Continue reading Walk a While, Just Another Mile

Virtually Real

As someone pointed out after reading yesterday’s post, we all look for a break from our urban lives but land up in retreats that happen to be equally crowded. Thankfully, I’d say, the hills still have some unexplored places but they ask you to be more venturesome and daring. If you are looking for valet … Continue reading Virtually Real

Thank You! (Shukraan- A Romantic’s Tour of Egypt II)

Ah! Here I am. ‘Shukraan’ for visiting the blog. ‘Shukraan’ means ‘Thank you’ in Arabic. The word is such an integral part of Egyptian culture that you find people using it so frequently. People of Egypt are extremely friendly and soft spoken. They aren’t even loud enough to honk on roads. Yes, there is immense … Continue reading Thank You! (Shukraan- A Romantic’s Tour of Egypt II)

Shukraan!A Romantic’s Tour of Egypt (I)

This post wasn't planned for the AtoZ Challenge but as they say somethings find their own way... I left quite a few people confounded when I picked up Egypt as my preferred place of travel. I had decided to forego South Africa. Now this is what happens when you ask a romantic to take a … Continue reading Shukraan!A Romantic’s Tour of Egypt (I)

The Refrigerator’s Tale

We all have that one special thing at home which our parents are fiercely protective of. These are usually very old, almost antique and that is probably their USP. I was seven when my grandfather gifted a refrigerator to my parents. The old Godrej beauty with a capacity of two-hundred something litre, shining in pristine … Continue reading The Refrigerator’s Tale