Before joining an expedition..

September 6, 2011

At any given moment, there are hundreds of expeditions going on around the world. They might be solo or team events. The more extraordinary and not-done-before kind they are, the more they attract attention. I am glad to be a part of one such expedition, that is not been frequently attempted before. Not from India, […]

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RIP: My Gym Sneakers

October 11, 2006

I retired my gym sneakers, finally. ————-::—————— At gym they bore the weights, My steadfast sole – mates, Had the last workout today, Before they fade away They are Reeboks, Look ma, I wear no socks. “I am what I am” they say, I see it no other way These Spikes of Fire, Raised the […]

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#13

October 7, 2006

….winds of hate ravish tender faces score deep scars where do they begin? where do they end?…

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Leh Logs: Days Four & Five

October 4, 2006

We had left Leh behind us now. The road traversed towards the Khardung-La. We were proceeding to the Nubra valley which is about 100 kms away from the Siachen glacier. This trip necessitated a night’s stay at Nubra. One reason for this is that it’s a long drive away from Leh and second, cars which […]

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Thursday Funnies

September 30, 2006

Before I start with Day 4, sample these roadside warnings about speeding on various highways in Ladakh, all courtesy the BRO. Some are funny, while some are plain howlarious!! I admire the humour and the attempt at rhyming to get the message across. 🙂 “Darling I want you but not so fast” “The journey of […]

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#12

September 28, 2006

….blue skies mirrored in the still lake, confined together occasional whirlpools..liberate…..

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Alchi Gompa (monastery)

September 22, 2006

Alchi Gompa “Thanka” on the walls of the monastery

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Leh Logs Day 3 Photo Diary

September 20, 2006

The Sindhu…note how the road goes along. Greenery in the desert…..a Leh village The Sangam – Zanskar and Indus   Bazgo Lamayuru ~ Moonland

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Leh Logs: Day Three

September 19, 2006

We started day three hovering over Leh in a helicopter. Father had made this arrangement so that we would have the best sights. We traversed the Indus through the sky and I got some great shots at extreme angles. The pilot indulged all my requests to hover the craft at different angles so that I […]

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13 years and six months……still counting.

September 18, 2006

Sorry to interrupt the travelogue but this post cannot wait. The right honourable P. D. Kode pronounced the court’s verdict on 4 of the 123 accused who faced trial in the 1993 Mumbai Serial blasts case. 257 Dead 700 Injured 13 years and 6 months of trial 123 Accused 4 Convicted so far 4 Acquitted […]

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