Day after day, we chance upon new people, in class, at work, on the subway. They are but ghosts, for we do not know them nor they us. Most do not elicit more than a glance. Strangers can be said to possess a certain invisibility. We may see faces and bodies attached to them but … Continue reading Poets Anonymous
Trains chug, tug and roll Over tracks glistening...
Three trains, 190 rupees, 700 odd kilometers and one frugal traveller!
Rustic scenes from a rustic town. My mode of travel for weeks to come! The ring of the bell, the groaning wheels, The creaky brakes and jumpy seat, The lapping waves on the sand, The salty sea breeze, combine In an orchestra churning a rustic rhapsody.
I support the amending the Performing Circus Animals Act to exclude the bull. I support the sport that is Jallikattu. Why? The answer to such questions can be very simple. I can just say, "Why not?" and be done with it - I need no reason to support or oppose anything. I can do so … Continue reading Why I protested
Cheap but bulky. I made a huge mistake in purchasing this sleeping bag and I shall not recommend it to any of my fellow trekkers unless all you're going camping with a vehicle. Available at 1400 INR, it is one of the cheapest 10 degree sleeping bags available. However, there is a very good reason … Continue reading Quenchua Forclaz 10* Hiking Sleeping Bag
Comfortable, reliable and trendy. Although a completely unknown brand to me, I used a pair of these for my Triund and Ilaqa Trek in the Himalayas. Being trail runners and not trekking boots, they are light enough to not weigh you down but heavy enough to stabilise you on tricky paths. Waterproofing: The first thing I … Continue reading Salomon X-Scream