Dec 232015
 
Goa In Reflections

Memories of Goa in Reflections As the mercury dips and the elusive sunlight filters through the canopy of trees, my body wants to go back to the sunny beaches of Goa and watch the reflection of the Sun taking a dip in the Arabian Sea. But here I am in my home, trying to keep warm by guzzling endless cups of ginger tea. So let me go back and remember the sunny Goa from 2 weeks ago where I went for a launch of Zica, the new car from Tata Motors. I have already shared some pictures of the [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

May 072015
 
Sentimental over Scooters

Stories of Scooters: Once upon a time the Steed of Indians There are cat people and dog people. There are sanghis and sickulars.  There are the Congis and then Mango People of AAP. And once upon a time there were Bikers and Scooter Wallahs, till the bikers won and the good old scooter joined the history textbooks with T-Rex and the Neanderthals. The Scooter is DEAD, Long Live The Scooter. I was never a biker, I guess I skipped youth and straight away jumped to a desi Old Man. When all my friends were zipping around on their Yamahas and [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Jan 312015
 
February 2015 desi Calendar Wallpaper

    February 2015 Calendar: Tea Gardens of Munnar So as promised the wallpaper for February 2015 is here, this is one of my favorite pictures from my Kerala Blog Express trip, and clicked in Munnar. Here is a small story about this picture: We were all clicking the beautiful Tea Gardens of Munnar and some of us actually danced like in movies in the Tea Gardens of Munnar.  We were getting late to reach our hotel and so we had to cut short our  song and dance sequence and rush back to the bus. As I was about [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Aug 282014
 
Shankar Market Street Art Project - Connaught Place New Delhi

Shankar  Market smiles again with Street Art: Reviving Connaught Place Till 90s Connaught Place was a dream market, you moved around in circles, window-shopping and sometimes buying, drinking milk at Keventer’s, enjoying your stuffed Patties and Pastries at Wenger’s and strolling through the shaded corridors, checking the graffiti made by pan stains ( beetle leaves) on the corners. When you got tired you just lazily sat down on one of the low barriers made from pipes that were not painful for your posterior. Alas like all good things those days came to an end. Soon CP started declining ( CP is short [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Aug 012014
 
Ibrahim Rauza Bijapur Karnataka

A Picture from Bijapur: Scooter in front of Ibrahim Rauza Adil Shahi dynasty was one of the 5 Deccan Sultanates that were formed after splintering of Bahmani Sultanate, the first Islamic dynasty in South India that shaped the history of Deccan for centuries.  Even the Qutub Shahi Emperors  of Golconda were originally generals of the Bahmani Sultans.  But this post is about the Adil Shahi tomb Ibrahim Rauza, built by the 5th Sultan of the Bijapur for himself.  While I work on a detailed post on the same let me share this picture of the bright yellow scooter in [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]