My 2018

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…

iOS 12

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….

A Glimpse Of Rajasthani Gourmet

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…

SavanDurga Trek!!

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….

Honey, I shrunk my brain again!!

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…

SinnaDorai – Kadamane

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….

Great Rann – India’s Salt Desert

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…

Aina Mahal – Glass Palace

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…

My New Lively Corner

If you have ever been to India or stay in India, I am sure you would have visited at least one place famous for its heritage – in terms of tradition, culture, or handicrafts. Or should I say,  Indian handicrafts are a perfect blend of first two –  a rich combination of tradition and culture…

The Arte Collections ‘Breakfast Table Set Up’ By Chandrima Sarkar

Handicrafts are like traditions before we realize they become part of our living. A beautiful breakfast table setup created with an exquisite set of Indian handicrafts and mouth watering Quinoa Oats bread recipe by famous food blogger Chandrima Sarkar. Source: The Arte Collections ‘Breakfast Table Set Up’ and Quinoa Oats Bread Coming soon from the…

The Arte Collections ‘Coffee Table Set Up’ by Chandrima Sarkar

Here comes the last month of the year. Make it a December to remember. Spread merriness to your near and dear ones, and gift them handmade . Another blog by Chandrima Sarkar where she has created a cozy coffee corner around her Christmas tree with Coffee Table setup from The ArteCollections. Source: The Arte Collections…

Day 7: 06/05/2017 Changla, Pangong

It was Dalai Lama’s birthday and we decided to celebrate this day, by visiting the most enchanting beauty of Ladakh – Pangong Tso. But not before crossing the 3rd highest motorable road – Changla Pass. Ascending an altitude always throws in some beautiful shots.  These are captures from a moving object. Wonder how still ,…