Three trains, 190 rupees, 700 odd kilometers and one frugal traveller!


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

Service at Government Leprosy Home

As Share Your Hands becomes more and more popular, we are finding it increasingly difficult to find sufficient funds to carry out our activities. In the face of such a fund shortage, we hatched a plan to act as conduits. We have connections to many organisations that are in need of materiel and also we … Continue reading Service at Government Leprosy Home

Editor at Chemunique

Last year, I submitted an article about Fingerprints and the methods employed to examine them in ChemUnique the in-house magazine of the Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers (IIChE) Student Chapter at SASTRA. It was published in the final issue of last year. I was pleased. But I had made up my mind then, that I … Continue reading Editor at Chemunique

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