Nov 192013
When I saw Sachin Tendulkar

    My Sachin Tendulkar Moment As Sachin was giving his emotional speech in Wankhede stadium, I was remembering my few seconds when I saw him, off the cricket ground in real life.  I still cherish the moment. And this is coming from one of the few Indians ( my kind can be counted on fingers), who is not a fan of Cricket, but it never stopped me from being a Sachin Tendulkar Fan. For me cricket has always been just a game but Sachin an icon.  Well long story short, I was at Mumbai airport to pickup my [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Jul 132013
Book Review of I Take This Train Too

A Book Review of – I Take This Train Too by Cyrus Daruwala My Dear Readers I am sure,   by now you know how much I love travelling by trains, and have written posts about not only travelling in trains but also steps to book train tickets in tatkal on IRCTC website.  But recently I discovered somebody who not only loves taking  train but  also writes about it. I discovered about the book “I Take This Train Too” on the crowd funding site Wishberry, where author Cyrus Daruwala was looking for funding for his book.  Needless to say I [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

May 232012
Sanjay Gandhi National Park- Borivali

When you are looking to click wildlife there are days when lady luck is smiling at you and then there are days when the she is laughing at you! Last weekend Desi Traveler was in Mumbai  for some personal work.  We have lived in Mumbai for more than a year, and did most of the touristy things in that one year- Juhu Beach, Elephanta Caves, Gateway of India etc. One of the regrets I always had was not been able to visit Borivali National park or Sanjay Gandhi National Park in Borivali, a green oasis in the middle of [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Apr 102009

Our elder daughter had her first long journey at the ripe old age of 90 days. I was between jobs and was to move to Kolkata from Mumbai. We decided to stay for some time with my parents in Delhi and take some time off before the grind of the new job began. Since we were moving house we have shipped most of the stuff with a truck, but still, we had a lot of stuff with us so we decided to take the good old Train– Rajdhani from Mumbai to Delhi. We were in an AC II tier [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

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