Origin: the music

Days and nights hardly matter when one travels in a company of ludicrous, wanton and eternally spontaneous bunch of people (read Origin) - because one can't tell when the night ended and day broke! Perhaps there were no days or nights with them, they were there to mock, jibe, jeer and taunt when I was … Continue reading Origin: the music


Origin: To Coimbatore

For the first time ever, I was going to bunk an entire day of college - the first time in my one and half year tango with SASTRA University. However, I had a good reason to do so. I'm traveling to Coimbatore with my band, Origin. We were going to compete in Yugam, a fest … Continue reading Origin: To Coimbatore

Dharmasthala, Moodbidri and Mangalore

We left the resort, fulfilled but wanting more. I believe that it is one of those places one could visit a million times and still not tire of it!Our host brought to our notice a car museum at Dharmasthala and recommended that we visit the Thousand Pillar Jain Temple at Moodbidri. Abishek was still sick, … Continue reading Dharmasthala, Moodbidri and Mangalore

First leech bite

After we came back from our mini trek cum area exploration, we had tea and were resting in our rooms waiting for the sun to sink and dinner to be served.I was lying on my bed when suddenly, I felt a drop of water trickle down my leg. I'm very sensitive to changes on my … Continue reading First leech bite

Homestay at last

As soon as we reached we were greeted by our ever kind host Mr Kashinath Damle. He showed us to our rooms and offered us Arisi Rotis. They reminded me of the ones my mom used to make.Shortly after eating and familiarizing ourselves with our host, we proceeded to the river.The homestay had changed. But … Continue reading Homestay at last

Wanderlust has set in!

As you may have gathered from my previous blog posts, the Wolfpack is going trekking in the western ghats!We leave in five days time. We will travel by train to Mangalore and then get to Arasinamakki where we've contacted a local to provide us with a homestay base camp.The key point - monsoon has set … Continue reading Wanderlust has set in!

Friday night triple threat hangout

Today, I hung out with my gang at Waf O'Bel in Nungambakkam. We had waffles and coffee. I hadn't seen the guys in a long time. I went there straight from work. It was nice to see them. I'm glad they'll be trekking with me next month. The waffles were nice but expensive. The coffee … Continue reading Friday night triple threat hangout