It is impossible to talk about the Chadar Trek without first addressing the harsh, biting cold that takes precedence over everything else on the trek. Just how cold is it? Cold enough to make 8 grown ups stand around a LED lantern, trying to trick their minds into thinking that it is fire. Numb toes … Continue reading Chadar Trek-Where Paradise Freezes Over
The smell of freshly brewed coffee stimulated my senses as I browsed through the trove of books on offer. I paid my respect to the Orwells and the Rowlings and settled down on one of Stephen King's earliest works. With the tastiest chocolate-shake for company, I was soon engulfed in King's universe. 'Is this chair … Continue reading An evening at the book cafe.
(If you haven't read the Part 1 of this story, you can find it here- Bhutan- The Land of Beyond(Part 1)) Serendipity was the theme of the next morning. The National Museum which sat on a hilltop was our next destination. We had a good time peeping into the lives of Bhutanese people, while trying … Continue reading Bhutan- The Land of Beyond(Part 2)
BHUTAN, A small landlocked country nestled in the Himalayas, is pretty much overshadowed by it's formidable neighbours. Like a quiet kid in a boisterous group of teenagers, it is easy to miss. Bhutan first caught my attention when I was 14. I read all about the country for a competition and have been fascinated by … Continue reading Bhutan- The Land of Beyond(Part 1)
I am surrounded by people stuck in a torpor. I guess that's what office life does to you. Stay long enough in any given job, and you will know the work inside out. You get so comfortable doing your stuff that you forget what it was like, to face the unknown. To confront something out … Continue reading Expanding Horizons.
Trying to pull off a prank, Or talk about insane goals, Rest assured she's got your back. Looking for food joints or trying to identify the stars, She'll readily help you out, But were the stars 2 or 3? She still hasn't figured it out! She'll laugh along with your jokes, Punctuate your stories with … Continue reading Go Figure.
After a year of hanging around the edge of depression, he finally decided to visit the memory doctor. 'Think of her', they said. 'It helps in the deletion process' So he did. He thought of her eyes and the way they lit up when she was excited. How she would slap his arm playfully when … Continue reading Shift+Delete.