Here’s to the onset of yet another monsoon of my life, of a promise to hold on to life even when it enveloped with the darkest clouds, of reminding myself that the darkest clouds bring the most beautiful rains. And I will forever dance and drench myself in the beauty of the rains.
Sometimes in life, when you are traveling look out for all the imperfections a place holds. Its okay to not find a perfect frame, it’s okay if a place is not conventionally insta-worthy and just like that it’s absolutely fine if your life is going through phases of imperfection! Life and travel is all aboutContinue reading “Travel Teaches- Beauty in Mundane Things”
We probably only look out for the perfect shot when we are vacationing in a land far away. We look for the perfect sunrise on mountains and the picturesque sun setting behind the line where the sky meets the sea. We have talked about the crystal clear blue skies of the Pacifics or the IndianContinue reading “Travel Teaches: Inspirations Lies Everywhere”
If you are travelling in Germany or you live in Germany, you cannot possibly ignore the constant reminder of its troubled times and the Holocaust. And if your travel partner is a World War II buff like mine, you cannot escape but to revisit the memorials and museums highlighting the Nazi regime that the countryContinue reading “Travel teaches: Hope & Compassion”
Life, as we all know in our own ways, is a strange thing – both the presence and absence of it. As I was basking in the joy of the ‘presence’ of it doing what I love most, traveling, I was hit with the ‘absence’ bit – I lost my father. That was life showingContinue reading “Travel Teaches: The Promise of Life”
Maumere.. a nice little sleepy town of Flores! The sea calm, it’s an off season with absolutely no tourist and its raining on patches.. an empty beach with a couple of Germans and an English couple roaming around! I don’t think I’ve ever had a vacation more filled with the quietness of solitude than thisContinue reading “Rantings #4: Lessons from an Old Man”
Travel teaches you things that probably no other experience in life does! One of the many things it taught me is PATIENCE!
Day number two in New York and an afternoon to myself gives me the perfect opportunity to roam around the WTC with no such agenda in mind. Needless to say that there’s this obvious excitement to see the WTC, one of the tallest man made structures whose tryst with the destiny shook the entire world.Continue reading “Rantings #2: The Giant Void”
On a Thursday afternoon, I suddenly remember the 60 something uncle me and my husband met in Aru Valley, a small village 19 km from Pahalgam. The uncle had visited to Aru to trek around, he was the CFO of a well known MNC based in Mumbai. We had spent 3 days together, chatting aboutContinue reading “Rantings #1”