“If you don’t know history, then you don’t know anything.You are a leaf that doesn’t know it is part of a tree” -Michael Crichton I have been fascinated by historical figures, years and dates since childhood..So, when I received a mail from Rupa Publications to review the book ‘Kings and Queens’ & ‘Battles and Warriors’ by Subhadra… Continue reading Book # 21
“Travelling – It leaves you speechless , then turns you into a story teller” -Ibn Battuta ‘Rambles into Sacred Realms’ is a travelogue by Krish V Krishnan, that was sent by WritersMelon in exchange for my honest review.This is my second travelogue in the past 8 months after ‘Wonders of the Holy Land’ by Carlo… Continue reading Book # 20
Week#1 Trail Hearing the name of ‘Kerala’ evokes images of infinite coconut trees, greenery n scenery all around and the soothing backwaters. So, when I got to know that we shall be in Cochin for some weeks as part of a holiday-cum-work trip, I was pretty excited. We landed at Kochi in the month of… Continue reading Cochin/Kochi/Ernakulum
Remember! We were expecting snowfall soon, while returning from our trek to Karelun, in the previous post? Well, our guess turned out right. The very first snowfall of the season and the ‘very first’ snowfall to be witnessed by me happened in the second week of December. Blanketing of Dalhousie in white started slowly, silently… Continue reading The White Carpet
For a month after we landed in Dalhousie,we restricted ourselves to long walks along the Thandi Sadak and the Garam Sadak.’Sadak’ basically refers to a road in Hindi.These two sadaks form a sort of noose around the hill on which we dwell! Also,most of the shopping and eating joints are along these two sadaks. So… Continue reading Trek Along A Wooded Trail :
Nestled among the lower ranges of the Himalayas known by the name of Dhauladhar, facing the majestic PirPanjal ranges, away from the maddening lives of the city and its dwellers is a majestic hill station in Himachal which boasts of a rich colonial heritage and stories. This small, sleepy and sluggish town may not be… Continue reading A Colonial Experience!