Stinking Driver, Slowest Frisk & a Mistaken Bag :)

We got an SMS from Indigo stating that we should plan on being at the airport early, as today was Republic Day and there was extra security check. So we booked the Uber early, around 7 am. The guy reached in time and we loaded all our bags in the boot. The first thing that … Read more

Wired Tree

As we walked back to our Airbnb after having breakfast, I found this tree that seems to be used as a TV tower :). The wires aren’t electrical but seem to be either telephone or the internet or cable TV wires …. maybe the tree also needs to be hooked into the net. 🙂 :).

The Most Disappointing Airport in India ?

…. It shouldn’t be difficult to guess. Every time I have entered this airport, I have either picked a fight during the security check or the boarding gate gets changed at will or the food outlets will not even acknowledge your existence or some alpha male (*&$#@) will strut about letting his wife carry five … Read more

Chennai, Hyderabad and the water crisis!

Just 16 months back, the Chennai floods happened…. nearly 1500+ people lost their lives and the city was submerged for four days. It caused untold damage and while the citizens rose up to the occasion and helped each other, the then Government of late Jayalalitha dawdled. There were caught unprepared and they caught the citizens … Read more

By George – All for a few dried figs !

Yesterday we took the not-so-correct decision of going to George Town … all because the last time we went there with Nachi and Kousalya, we found the dried fruits (raisins, figs etc) and cashewnuts that we got here ended up being cheaper and of better quality than what we found in my beloved Delhi :). An … Read more