Tag: Jo’s Monday Walk

Forbidden City…chasing dreams

2020..the year that is/was .. the transformational catalyst of our lives. Shining through the continuous pandemic haze are two milestones (for me)…first the 50th National Day celebrations of Sultanate of Oman and second the 600 th year of an architectural marvel The Forbidden City in Beijing, China. Oman holds a special place in my life,…

Throwback Walks: Cheung Chau…An Island Treasure

PUNE JOURNAL: It is October and still enveloped in the secure folds of our home I yabber unfettered of distant lands. Come to think of it…A virtual walk or a Reminisce walk is anyday sustainable than a real crowding down of places. A throwback on Hong Kong Walks: Cheung Chau (one of 250 outlying islands)…

Hong Kong… An Eclectic Mix

Hong Kong is news once again… a victim of its own magnetic desirability. Along with rest of the world I wish the Island country will soon stop looking over its shoulders for ‘A Visit from the Goon Squad’ (Jennifer Egan’s novel ). It did that in 1997 (Handover) and once again, 2020. My first impression…