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Sikkim Odyssey….Rumtek Monastery

Lockdown re-posting of a breathtakingly panoromic journey to Sikkim in May 2017. Facebook has the uncanny knack of reviving memories of places one can visit multiple times, virtually. The 45 minute drive from Gangtok, capital of Sikkim, to Rumtek Monastery, 4900 ft above sea level and 24 km from Gangtok, […]

Beijing- A Contrasting Bouquet of Largeness

A re-visit or virtual travel after gap of eleven years (2009) and Beijing, like rest of China, still remains an enigma. Its latest product, Covid-19 or Corona virus, lives up to the ‘humongous’ attitude of the country…..expandable enterprise. As we, all over the world, battle with inevitable lockdowns, a virtual […]

Vintage luxury…..

Prince of Wales Hotel, Waterton, Alberta, Canada.     (Norm’s Thursday Challenge Doors) Perched on a bluff, glowering down on Northern Waterton Lake and Village, the Prince of Wales Hotel is vintage luxury. Constructed in  1927 by the Great Northern Railway of Unites States to lure American tourists during the […]

Toronto Summer–Unionville vibes

Another bright sunny summer day and this time it is Unionville, the historic village in Markham, 33 km north east from Toronto. The quintessential European Village, founded in 1794, owes its existence to the mills in the early 1840s. In fact the name is derived from Ira White’s Union Mills.  […]