Glimpses of Mumbai

And after that trip down memory lane, here’s what Maximum City Mumbai actually had in store for us during a very short visit this year: A breezy taxi ride over the “much talked-about”… Continue reading

Flashback: Yeh Hai Mumbai (Bombay :)) Meri Jaan

A sudden and unexpected short trip to Mumbai (Bombay) was the perfect stimulus for another vacation. As we hurriedly planned our travel, I traveled back in time… Bombay, Mumbai, Bambai – brings back… Continue reading

Ahmedabad Revisited – II: Discovering Sarkhej Roza

Read the latest version of this blog post here. The beautiful temples of Ahmedabad had captured our attention. Next, we set forth to discover Sarkhej Roza, situated outside the city. Day 3: We… Continue reading

Ahmedabad Revisited – I: Beautiful Temples

Read the latest version of this blog post here. Where, in India, would the gentleman driving an auto spontaneously offer suggestions on restaurants to visit and the best items on the menu, and… Continue reading

It’s a Funderful World on Facebook!

Well, among other experiments with social media, I tried my hand at creating a Facebook page for this blog yesterday. Although I thought it would be a breeze, there were a couple of… Continue reading

Le Château de Ma Mère by Marcel Pagnol

More than a year after reading the first book in the series “Souvenirs d’Enfance” by Marcel Pagnol, I finally managed to borrow the second book “Le Château de Ma Mère” from the library… Continue reading

Malnad Magic – II: The Verdant Expanses of Chikmagalur

Click here to read the latest version of this blog post. After a rejuvenating holiday at Sakleshpur, we spent the next couple of days at another magical GREEN location – The Hidden Valley, Chikmagalur. This… Continue reading

Malnad Magic – I: The Verdant Expanses of Sakleshpur

Read the latest version of this blog post here. An unexpected break in our regular schedules provided instant fuel for a holiday plan. With the summer heat beating down on most regions in… Continue reading

Drifting Along in Pichavaram

Click here to read the latest version of this blog post. Looking for a change of scenery? Cruise along the East Coast Road, pass Pondicherry, and take a break at Pichavaram, near the temple town… Continue reading

Metro Mania

Our long wait ended in November 2011. We boarded Namma Metro, which had recently commenced operations in Namma Bengaluru! 🙂 And in style! The metro ride is now a weekly affair for us. A must-do… Continue reading