Mar 032014
 
Eating Out: What is the last thing on a foodies mind ?

What I don’t want to see when Eating Out What is the absolutely last thing you want to see in a restaurant? Lousy Food? Terrible Service? Loud guests on next table?  Or something else? Ponder while you read this post. I have seen a lot in restaurants both in India and during my travels to foreign lands.  One of the strangest experiences was in restroom of this Italian restaurant in Silicon Valley. As you got ready to…err do you business, you will hear word of the day sprouting from the speakers. So you got your little lesson in Italian [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Apr 052013
 
Watching Flamingos In Gandipet Lake Hyderabad, India

Watching Flamingos At Gandipet Lake in Hyderabad, India   Recently we went to look for Flamingos in Gandipet or Osman Sagar one of the bigger lakes among the lakes encircling Hyderabad, some of these lakes are natural and others were specially made or enlarged during the reign of the Nizams to ensure water security. Over period lakes like Gandipet, Manjeera, Pocharam, Ameenpur, Shamirpet, Peerancheru etc have become a natural sanctuary of local as well as migrant birds. These visits were part of a GHAC Nature club and we visited Gandipet Lake twice in last one month. My main purpose was to [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Feb 222013
 
Skywatch Friday

  This is my first entry for Skywatch Friday, this picture was clicked when I visited the Visa God of Chilkur Balaji in Hyderabad.   To check more entries for Skywatch Friday please click here If you have liked reading the post please feel free to share it with your friends on Facebook, LinkedIn, twitter and Google+ .  You can subscribe to the email updates to receive new posts automatically in your inbox. I promise that I will not sell, rent, or donate your email to anybody. —    

Feb 042013
 
Visa God of Chilkur Balaji Temple Hyderabad

A visit to the Visa God of Chilkur Balaji Temple Hyderabad Quick question: God made man or Man made God?  Well if you do not know the answer you need to visit the Visa God of Chilkur Balaji Temple in Chilkur Village on the outskirts of Hyderabad. You see the ancient gods in all the hunter gatherer, and later agrarian societies were responsible for some act of nature, like in India we have Indra for rains, agni for fire, similarly in pre-Christian mythology of Europe you have Bubona for cattle, Nympha for watering the crops etc. Or the gods [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

May 012012
 
Mrugavani National Park

A Visit To Mruguvani National Park for Nature Watch Recently I went again to Mrugavani National Park in the morning,  I got up without an alarm at 7 am  on the Sunday and thinking this is some  divine sign decided to  hit the road. It is only about 5 km from our home, and is one of the last surviving green lungs for the city of Nizams. It is approachable both from Mehdipattnam via Lunger House and Hitech City via Outer ring road on the way to Rajiv Gandhi International Airport Shamshabad. You take exit 18 on the airport highway [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]