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Scooty Adventure through Madurai

Today, we went on a tour of the city. We visited a cathedral, a temple, an apartment, and a famous place to get a cool treat called Jigarthanda (I think that is how you spell it). 190 more words


Life of the Holy Cow in India

Of all the myths and mystiques associated with India, the most puzzling for a westerner to grasp is the cow’s elevated status in Hindu society. With my many decades of travel in India, the veneration of cows is just another aspect of Indian life that I now take for granted, find charming and in an odd way, has rubbed off on me but it is not something that I understood easily at first. 489 more words


Falling off a horse

It was the summer of 1974. My parents had come to the Central Train Station in Chennai to wave me goodbye. I was boarding the Tamil Nadu express along with my school mates. 575 more words


Sharing some places...

Uttarakhand, India is a lot more beautiful than in these pictures…


The Himachal Pradesh Diaries II ( Delhi - Chandigarh - Shimla )

(An overnight flight to my home Mumbai. A quick party. A good bye with blessings and fears. I was off. Yes, I was late for the flight. 792 more words


Hooray ! Hand Painted Cushion

I so love cushions because they add a wonderful color wherever you place them.
Well its a perfect day to just be crafty while weather is not so good. 38 more words


Why Raghuram Rajan is wrong about Uber—yet again

On 22 August 2014, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) came out with an order which effectively forces firms such as Uber to either shut down, or switch to cumbersome payments mechanisms. 1,690 more words