Important learning about Friendship

As we walked around Inverness today, Krishnan found this written on a building across the Ness bridge and I immediately took a picture. Even though we are teetotallers, we know that aged Whisky is something special, so this quote is so true!! And very apt for this time as this vacation is all about spending … Read more Important learning about Friendship

Scotland Day 7 – Walking around Inverness

After the day long tour of the Isle of Skye, Krishnan and I didn’t have the energy for another day long trip sitting in a bus or car. So we decided to check out of the Airbnb at 10 and walk around the town of Inverness. Peter, our Airbnb host was a great guy and … Read more Scotland Day 7 – Walking around Inverness

Edinburgh Day 1 … Love at first sight

Friday Aug 24, 2018  We spent nearly seven hours at the Oxenholme station on the 24th as the weather forecast was spot on – it did rain every hour or so and sometimes it was a heavy shower. I managed to use the time to come upto speed with the London part of the tour. … Read more Edinburgh Day 1 … Love at first sight

Wi-Fi across London

I had posted my earlier blog from the train station at Oxenholme, Lake District. Am writing this post from the same place using the “virgintrainswifi”. We reached Kendal yesterday and had hoped to see Windermere and Grasmere in the Lake District in the morning today before taking our train to Edinburgh at 6 pm. Unfortunately … Read more Wi-Fi across London

London Day 7 – Koh-i-Noor

Aug 22, 2018 We had planned on doing the Tower of London walk on Sunday (19th), but couldn’t as we decided to enjoy a lazy Sunday morning with Piyank and his family. The walk happens on Wednesdays as well so we decided to do it on the 22nd. The tour guide was Brian again (he … Read more London Day 7 – Koh-i-Noor

London Day 6 – Meeting PM Modi

August 21, 2018 This was a typical touristy day in London. We caught the two most important tourist attractions – Madame Tussauds and London Eye. In Madame Tussauds our sole interest was of course to click a picture with ModiJi as we are fans. What we realised as we neared his wax statue is that … Read more London Day 6 – Meeting PM Modi

London Day 5 – Calling on the Queen

Aug 20, 2018 – Monday We started really early to catch the Queen at Buckingham Palace. We were still late ! There were hordes of people outside the gates by 10.15 to watch the change of guard. We walked around a bit trying to find a good spot but they were hard to come by. … Read more London Day 5 – Calling on the Queen

London Day 4 – With Knights and Nuns

Aug 19, 2018 – Sunday We initially planned on doing the Tower of London walk on Sunday at 11 am but didn’t feel like rushing for it from Piyank’s place. So we did a lazy Sunday morning with roti and chana made by Tua. Then I made the variation of bread chana which everyone liked … Read more London Day 4 – With Knights and Nuns