Belonging to a country which has its God’s own land created by Lord Parasurama, an incarnation of Lord Maha Vishnu according to Hindu mythology, it is no wonder that a sense of bondage is attached to a place across the seas – a place with innumerable temples, a place which has its umbilical cord relations … Continue reading ISLAND OF GODS
A flashback!!! The year is 2007- our first visit to the granary of wealth in the world – Abu Dhabi- the Capital of the United Arab Emirates. In less than an hour’s drive from the periphery of Dubai cruising at over 120 miles speed on the black carpet dotted with white lines laced with the … Continue reading B(eautiful) C(ity): A(bu) D(habi)
Nothing is more sinner than not a trip to Grand Canyon after visiting Vegas- the Sin City. A grueling, boring 6- hour ride from Las Vegas into the Arizona State in the desolated desert wading through rock formations of a peculiar type brings us to the land of one of the natural wonders of the … Continue reading Grand(est) Canyon
Wondering about the capital letters in the caption? Does not sound very good??! Right!! That is LAS VEGAS - THE SIN CITY for you!! The moment we step our foot from the airplane, we are surrounded by tens of gambling machines even as we walk along the gangway in the airport to the road transport, … Continue reading S(c)IN(tillating) CITY
Our first destination was a 3-hour early morning flight in Air Canada from the pretty airport of Michigan to one of the most beautiful cities in the world-Vancouver, British Columbia. We were greeted with a pleasant weather and we could not contain our excitement to have stepped on to a place whose name itself had … Continue reading In the “PACIFIC RIM”
2016 August, the day after the marriage reception of my daughter Pavithra and Sathish at Michigan, we packed our luggage for yet another sojourn to a part of the world we always wanted to explore. This time we chose the western parts of Canada. I had completed most parts of the East, a couple of … Continue reading ROCKing in style
Thought my scintillating experience in Scotland is over as yet??!!! We started before dawn break in a temperature of 3 degrees heading North to the Highlands-one of the UK’s most adventurous and scenic destinations- particularly the "Isle of Skye". The moist, chill breeze penetrated deep inside our bones. With the heater in the car switched … Continue reading Sky(e) is not the limit!
DUBAI-the name has a magnetic effect … Be it the Terminal 3 of Emirates at the airport, the Metro stations glittering golden domes ,the innumerable, immaculate, theme-based malls, the Ferraris and the Lamborghinis crisscrossing the city, the 8 lane adroit roads so masterfully laid, the continuous stream of affluent International visitors, the greenery all around … Continue reading DUBAI
To drive or not to drive…….or……to fly or not to fly: that was a million dollar(or Pound or Euro)question for us when we were drawing up the itinerary for the England to Scotland journey. Advises were aplenty to take the road so as to not miss the scenic beauty of the landscape en route. We … Continue reading Scot-free in ‘Scotch’ land
“Garbled” may be a misnomer-it was something m..o…r….e… than that my mind was full of. My way from Austria to the ancient city was filled with the thoughts of Julius Caesar, Nero & his fiddle, the Colosseum and the magnum opus cinemas Ben-Hur, Godfather, Gladiator, Italian job, the vehicle giants Fiat, Renault, Peugeot, Vespa and … Continue reading Ram In ????