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Spiti – a road trip of a lifetime

It is exactly two months today since I left for a road trip through Spiti but I already want to go back! Is it soon, I ask myself? And then I realize, deep down, I never wanted to return. But … Continue reading

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A glimpse of an era gone by

As you walk along narrow lanes and through old bazaars vestiges of what must have been a good life once pop up. This little shop is no more than a kiosk tucked away at the far end of the Mall … Continue reading

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On a cold and wintry night

On a cold and wintry night Walking down the street Homeward bound Alone yet not alone In a city which never dies Buzzing with activity A pair of hands came forward Help thought I They reached from behind They groped … Continue reading

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Cherry Blossom inspired Haiku

Could not resist bringing back this spray of cherry blossom as a souvenir from Kashmir. Cherry blossoms A lone sprig on my table Butterflies in my heart

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Khushwant Singh

October 1991. We were spending two weeks in Kasauli in a bid to help my father recuperate post a nasty head injury. There was a very small market near our guest house and fresh supplies and milk used to come … Continue reading

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On a cold and wintry night…

On a cold and wintry night Walking down the street Homeward bound Alone yet not alone In a city which never dies Buzzing with activity A pair of hands came forward Help thought I They reached from behind They groped … Continue reading

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