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Silver Water Urns

Travelling Maharaja style, with the largest silver objects in the world !!

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Water Bottles from Muktinath

Today while cleaning the fridge, I took out these two 2-litre water bottles to clean and refill with water. These bottles are the only plastic bottles left with me as we have completely shifted to steel or copper bottles for storing water. These bottles are very special because we got them in Nepal in 2006, … Read more Water Bottles from Muktinath

Coffee from Bolaven Plateau – Laos

While rummaging through the grocery drawer, I found a few packets of this Arabica coffee powder that the hotel in Luang Prabang, Laos had gifted us. For some reason, I had not opened them at all. Just seeing them brought back all the memories of the nice vacation in Laos in 2016. Do read about … Read more Coffee from Bolaven Plateau – Laos

Day 30 – Budapest to Vienna … and back home

Sept 30, 2019 – Budapest, Hungary and Vienna, Austria We had to take the 9 am RejioJet bus from the Kelenfold station to get back to Vienna. We decided to take a Bolt taxi rather than use the metro. We got out early by 7.30 a.m and booked a Bolt taxi. The taxi took a … Read more Day 30 – Budapest to Vienna … and back home

Day 29, part II – Andrassy Avenue

Sept 29, 2019 – Budapest, Hungary As we completed our walk on the Pest side and walked back to the metro station, we came upon this bunch of musicians who were playing for the marathon/cycling event. We got off at the Kalvin Ter thinking that we can make the switch to the M3 line, but … Read more Day 29, part II – Andrassy Avenue

Day 29, Part 1 – Fővám tér & Szent Gellért tér stations

Sept 29, 2019 – Budapest, Hungary While reading about places of interest in Budapest, I stumbled upon an article that spoke of the award winning design of two metro stations on the M4 line. We decided to go visit these two stations today and also to walk the Andrassy Avenue. After breakfast we first took … Read more Day 29, Part 1 – Fővám tér & Szent Gellért tér stations

Third time lucky!!

Yesterday we reached Thiruvananthapuram around 1.30 pm and took a taxi to our hotel, Swades My Home. The first thing that struck us was, Thiruvananthapuram seemed to be in some sort of time wrap … the roads were barely two lane and lots of potholes dotted the entire distance. Our driver gamely told us, the … Read more Third time lucky!!

Day 28, Part 2 – Riding the oldest Electric metro in Europe

Sept 28, 2019 – Budapest, Hungary After a walking tour around Heroes Square, we bought a 24 hour ticket on the metro from the vending machine on the opposite side of the Heroes Square and returned to our Airbnb for lunch. Post lunch, we got into the M1 metro to reach the station called Deak … Read more Day 28, Part 2 – Riding the oldest Electric metro in Europe

Day 28, Part 1 – Heroes Square and Vajdahunyad Castle

Sept 28, 2019 – Budapest, Hungary After breakfast, we started exploring Budapest. We knew that the Airbnb we were at, was very close to the Heroes Square and our host had pointed out the directions to it yesterday. So we started walking towards Heroes Square. We could see the massive stage arrangements being made for … Read more Day 28, Part 1 – Heroes Square and Vajdahunyad Castle