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The Renegades of Jilling

The Renegades of Jilling

(Originally published in The Indian Express Sunday Magazine, 21st May 2017) “What if you two drive off a cliff and die? All business is now…

Singali La by George Thengummoottil

Singali La by George Thengummoottil

There are things we can do. And we do these whenever we can—travelling, trekking, birding, and so on. Then there are things we only dream…

A Slice From A Weekend Break in Delhi

A Slice From A Weekend Break in Delhi

“So will you relocate to Delhi?” Our friend asked before seeing us off after our three-day stay and attempt to explore the Delhi urban sprawl….

The New Face of ‘Migration’

The New Face of ‘Migration’

(This post was originally published at The True Pretender) We met Manoj at the Pugmarks Jungle Lodge in Wayanad during our stay there. As the…

Mummy: The Inside Story

Mummy: The Inside Story

Nesperennub, a priest at the temple of Amun-Ra, had severe dental abscesses, which would have given him terrible pain when he was alive. He had…

So What if the Water Pipe Leaks

So What if the Water Pipe Leaks

At Keylong Mall Street, a kid enjoying playing with the water jet that leaks out of pipe line. On our way from Sarchu to Rohtang,…

Anandwan – The Forest of Joy

Anandwan – The Forest of Joy

Travelling around, seeing new places and people is certainly joyful. But it has another remarkable aspect as well as impact. At times, we are reminded…

Dosas. Only 36 Varieties Available

Dosas. Only 36 Varieties Available

What do ‘Volvo’, ‘Bheeman’, ‘Paper egg butter’, ‘Navanandana’, ‘Duck Lasoon’ and ‘Ruby Pai’ have in common ? Seemingly unrelated? Not until you visit the famed…

The Pleasure of Meeting Them …

Traveling and blogging have opened up a whole lot of interesting experiences for us. Of which, one we cherish the most is the blogger friends….

A Different Trip

Meet Sraddha. She is about 12 years old and stays in a one-room house along with her parents and siblings. The sparkle in her eyes…

Dandeli: A Home Stay at Malgudi

A five-light junction. A cow and a calf wandering around. A small bus stop. A public tap. Two or three shops. A slice from the…

We Salute This Kid!

The interesting thing about travel is not just that you get to meet some interesting people. It is also that many a times you get…

A Day With Gen Y Rotaractors

Not too often you get some unusual travel opportunity where you get to spend on a training session for a bunch of energetic youngsters. To…