Manali, Rohtang Pass, Solang Valley, Kullu, Manikaran from Delhi

Rohtang Pass Though Manali was the first stop in our trip to Manali, Rohtang Pass, Solang Valley, Kullu, Manikaran from Delhi it was Rohtang Pass that we enticed us soon after arrival. The cold and rarefied air at Rohtang Pass was new and unfamiliar to me. The snow covered stark mountain sides were refreshingly alluring… Continue reading Manali, Rohtang Pass, Solang Valley, Kullu, Manikaran from Delhi

Pattaya Beach

Slept  in the coach with my sunglasses on. Trying to make up for the lost sleep on board the airplane. Had spent the time chatting with colleagues. At the hotel stood in the queue to check-in with the group and headed straight for breakfast. No time for a visit to the loo because they were… Continue reading Pattaya Beach


I headed back homewards with dark clouds looming ahead. Soon it started to rain. Gently first and then harder. Ghazipur crossing was flooded when I crossed it. I had to crawl in the traffic at the traffic signal for 30 minutes. Nizamuddin bridge seemed to pass by quickly till I hit the water logged on the bridge… Continue reading Rain

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The Delegation

The delegation was to inspect the venues for the Commonwealth Games 2010 in Delhi. Heavy preparations were made to ensure the visit would be successful. Roads were closed for public use to ensure a speedy commute for the delegates. Policemen stood at the corners of major roads. Banners of the construction company sprung up overnight at the Games… Continue reading The Delegation

The Pedicab

Rickshaws form a shabbily neat line opposite the gate of my office every evening. Some pullers perch on the back seat with their feet on the handle. Some stand by the side. A few move about talking to each other or at times bend down to check the tyres. One coughs, another smokes and a… Continue reading The Pedicab

Eventful Traffic

Auto Expo 2010 was held in Delhi. Every Indian knows that Pragati Maidan is the venue of an event of this kind in Delhi. Every Delhiite knows that such an event throws traffic out of gear, disrupts the already unreliable public tranport, and turns a stressed out city into a chaotic traffic island. Cars fight duels… Continue reading Eventful Traffic

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