a bit beyond……

At times, it is rewarding to go a trifle bit beyond what the tour guide book says, even if its a few steps… Advertisements

Loud silence…

They say the ones that know the most are the quietest… Here is a mute spectator, standing its ground for over 1300 years, witnessing the vagaries of nature, and of the people; its wind weathered sculptures, a testimony to time itself….! Sometimes, silence is loud…..  

Marina in new light, literally…

Hailing from Chennai, one of the first queries i get to hear from my non-Chennai buddies is about the Marina beach. After all, it is the longest beach in India.The tag aside, my response has always been, screw Marina. Its boring. Go to Elliot’s instead. The Marina is rather crowded, while the elliot’s is a…

is there, or is there not?!

A believer might say, God is up there, and the spires help in symbolizing the fact. The non-believer might just say, it is a beautiful piece of architecture; no more, no less. The scientifically inclined might say, there are no gods, they were advanced humans, back-pedalling in time to reach us…. Irrespective of what one believes,…

Sarahan…. When Spiti happened – Part 3

Day 2 : While a typical morning is defined by the harsh sun slapping you back into reality, there are those days, when the soothing sound of the Sutlej greets you the moment you open your eyes. Arriving at Rampur long after the day light faded, the only hint of the river was the sound…

Interesting Buildings of Chennai

Victoria Public Hall, or the Town Hall, is a historical building in Chennai, named after Victoria, Empress of India. It is one of the finest examples of British architecture in Chennai and was built to commemorate the golden jubilee of Queen Victoria. It served as a theatre and public assembly room in the late 19th century…