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
It had always intrigued me – for long I longed to visit this place on a full moon night to see the beauty in its full glory. And the day finally arrived. We were a bunch of 11 enthusiasts determined to enjoy the Great Rann of Kutch of India. This is one of the biggest salt marsh areas in the world, welcome to human intervention for … Continue reading Great Rann – India’s Salt Desert
The name intrigued me. Given the task to figure out places to visit in Bhuj, this was top on my list owing to its nomenclature and closeness to our hotel. First a bit about where I am. 1st January, 2018. We landed in Bhuj, a small town in the state of Gujarat, India. Unassuming, infamous for its earthquakes , this place is scarcely populated and serves … Continue reading Aina Mahal – Glass Palace