After a satisfactory Day 1: https://thoughtsasis.com/2019/02/11/lucknow-travelogue-day-1-18-1-2019/ , we had turned into enthu cutlets and were craving for some more piece of Lucknow history. The British Residency was the answer. Nestled in heart of Lucknow, this has been mentioned as one of the most sought after tourist spots in Lucknow. The grandeur of the place can be viewed at the entrance itself. The Residency had been … Continue reading Lucknow Travelogue : Day 2: 19/1/2019
If you haven’t figured out till now, let me inform you that I am on a Lucknow tour. This is 18th Jan 2019, Day 1 of our tour. We have already visited Chota Imambara, Rumi Darwaza and are done with a delicious lunch at Chowk. You can read more about our exploits here: https://thoughtsasis.com/2019/02/11/lucknow-travelogue-day-1-18-1-2019/ Next on the itinerary is Bada Imambara. The time is 3:30 … Continue reading Lucknow Travelogue: Bada Imambara
Lucknow, the city of Nawabs , capital of U.P. and a place loaded with rich cultural heritage and royal etiquette had been on my bucket list for quite a while. It’s something like that thing in your subconscious mind, which nags at times but you never make a conscious effort to achieve it. The knock finally came in form of NV’s marriage and before she … Continue reading Lucknow Travelogue- DAY 1 : 18/1/2019
Tundai Kabab, Bhang, Biryani, Chaats – the list was just going on and on. As the days were drawing close, we went on a strict diet plan to ensure we savor all these delicacies and more on our much awaited trip to Lucknow. Lucknow, the capital city of the state of Uttar Pradesh in India, is famous for its Tehzeeb (mannerism), historical monuments and Food. … Continue reading Lucknow Culinary Walk
31st December, 2018. Am at home with my laptop and a cup of tea, oblivious to the gung-ho of new year eve celebrations around the world. Well, probably not a great way to end an year, by many standards. This got me contemplating, and I realized that best way to bid good by to 2018 would be to create a chronicle of my 2018 misdeeds … Continue reading My 2018
Post the keynote session of iOS 12 and more importantly the introduction of Siri Shortcuts, I had been waiting eagerly for its release. Updated my iPhone 8 to iOS 12 two days after it was launched. The changes I noticed and the verdict. Here it goes: Measure app : Worth the hype? In every way. Easy to use and accurate, I would give it 7/10 … Continue reading iOS 12
Rajasthani implies from the state of Rajasthan – an Indian province well known far and wide for its Rajputana heroism, controversial Jauhar, ferocious desert and mouth-watering food. What I am going to concentrate in this photo blog is its FOOD, devoured, during a recent visit to twin cities of Jodhpur and Jaisalmer. In sync with the norms, the food of Rajasthan is largely influenced by the … Continue reading A Glimpse Of Rajasthani Gourmet
Ping !! What are you doing tomorrow ? I replied “Nothing planned”, with a hope that RN would ask for a movie . “Wanna Come for a trek to SAVANDURGA!!” OMG. Didn’t expect this. Nevertheless, trek was on my TODO list since past 5 years and with a hope of some adventure, I said Yes. This was Friday evening and it was decided that we … Continue reading SavanDurga Trek!!
Now that it was already shrunken, I was unable to cope up with any further ramifications and decided to do something about it. As always, I kept on procrastinating, till a post lunch walk with AS, sorted it all out. Here’s a brief account of my self realisations, self assassinations and self assessments. Any references to any person or event living or dead, past or … Continue reading Honey, I shrunk my brain again!!
Home away from home, peace and tranquility, silence, solitude, bliss. If not anything more, these adjectives still do not do justice to Sinnadorai – Kadamane. View the intro here , and let the scenes unfold, as I take you through the tea estate and its colonial bungalow which are sure to transpose you to an era gone by. Doesn’t the entrance itself makes you feel vintage. As you … Continue reading SinnaDorai – Kadamane