Nathu La Pass…..Whispering Boulders

Continuing my Sikkim trip:...Two days of immersing in Sikkimese culture and lore we were on way to Nathu La, a Pass that unintentionally manipulates emotions to jingoistic levels. Gangtok: A sure way to get the patriotic adrenalin overflowing in any Indian’s vein is to mention China and Pakistan vis-a-via sports, trade, cricket, the 1962 Indo … Continue reading Nathu La Pass…..Whispering Boulders

PUNE JOURNAL – I Hate To Say Goodbye

‘Spring is too busy, too full of itself, too much like a 20-year-old to be the best time for reflection, re-grouping, and starting fresh.For that you need December. You need to have lived through the mindless biological imperatives of your life (to bud, and flower, and show off) before you can see that a landscape … Continue reading PUNE JOURNAL – I Hate To Say Goodbye

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) … Continue reading Throwback Walks: Cheung Chau…An Island Treasure