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Hyderabad to Jeddah via Riyadh on SV 755

  That’s what it was. I was finally on my way to Saudi Arabia – never did I think this would be on my itinerary as a solo traveler. Despite … Continue reading

August 23, 2013 · 1 Comment

The Sense of an Ending ~ Julian Barnes

When I first read Barnes’ ‘History of the World in Ten and a Half Chapters,’ I remember being captivated and slightly agitated at why this name is not as popular … Continue reading

August 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

The ‘not traveling’

I just realized that I am not traveling this year, what this means is waking up with a heavy, hopeless heart and being gripped by panic at random times throughout … Continue reading

August 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Old, New and Others

New Things I know the streets, the corners, the Rue(s), the coffee shops and the stories of their owners, where they come from, what it is about Pondicherry that has … Continue reading

August 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Peace Paper

Seek and you shall be rewarded, if not with anything, at least with the satisfaction of having sought. This has been my sweetest realization through my solo journeys – wanting … Continue reading

August 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Finding-Found the Second Home

A certain genre of familial western novels and also personal essays include a chapter where the protagonist, as a child or an adult, in his present or fondly recollecting memories … Continue reading

August 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

I need to know

As an 80s kid, I bear witness to the phenomenon that telecommunications has brought in the area of news and media – an unprecedented proliferation which means thousands of 24/7 … Continue reading

August 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Le Hidesign Cafe Menu Card

I think I found something that I can call ‘one of my favourite coffee-shop menus’

August 14, 2013 · Leave a comment