The Dragon Wagged Its Tail…Hong Kong-Beijing-Shanghai ExpressTrain Journey…

TRAIN JOURNIES REVISITED….Trains have been my fascination and the icing on all train journeys, local and international, was the one I undertook from Hong Kong in 2009. I disagree with Neville George Mullard or Bunt (chief protagonist) in Paul Theroux‘s novel KOWLOON TONG (about Hong Kong) who considered his manager’s act of ‘to wake up and…

Red Roofs…..

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge …….Red roofs from my terrace. This breathtaking profile, on a clear day, is not of the ‘Forbidden City’ (Beijing) but of a landscaped community of Pune city (India) where we recently moved to. Our roof is red too forging neighbourly bonds. Forbidden City, Beijing, China  

Kelowna….Nature’s Playground

2018 has been a year , till now, of staying at home. A look back to the summer of 2016 through the playing fields of wine country….Okanagan Valley, British Columbia. “What good is the warmth of summer without the cold of winter to give it sweetness* or if winter is there can summer be far…

The Inner Connect —Hong Kong

Kung Hai Fat Choi to my blogger friends. You must be wondering why I am wishing months late when it was celebrated on Friday 16th February 2018. The reason is nostalgia for the colors, festivities, decorations, entertainment and the urge to travel. 2018 was to be my year of travel, of discoveries, of adventure. But the…