We reached Club Mahindra, Naldehra yesterday. It took us an hour and 45 minutes to do the 50 kms from Club Mahindra, Kandaghat. We came through Shimla and infact crossed Hotel Peterhof that we had stayed at in 2015. The traffic police was out in full force to manage the continuous stream of vehicles in … Read more A Tamilian from Coimbatore and the rolling hills of Naldehra
As many of you know, Krishnan had a health scare when we were in Pune in March. Initially the doctors advised him against driving, so we started looking at backup plans to drive the car back to Gurgaon. Subbu and Kabir offered to come over to Pune and drive the car back with me while … Read more Solo Driver … Pune to Gurgaon
We were losing a few days on our Club Mahindra membership points so we decided to take a holiday in the hills during May. As luck would have it, the general elections were on May 12th and we couldn’t miss doing our democratic duty. So I rescheduled our holiday to June and only managed to … Read more A Split Ahuja No. 1 and a mini-Gurgaon in Solan !!
We have done this trip a dozen times before today :):). Crazy? Yes. Normal is boring. Krishnan and I love to drive and long distance trips are very dear to us. Today we are on our way to Hyderabad. Our 12th trip on this route was on June 8th last year … the day my … Read more Postcards from the 13th trip … Gurgaon to Hyderabad
No, its not the potholes or the unruly drivers or people not following traffic rules or underage drivers speeding or young people performing stunts in thick traffic …… the biggest nightmare on the Indian roads today are drivers with cellphones stuck to their ears. See this lady in the picture below – this is so … Read more The biggest nightmare on the road …
Not only do they claim but also did it! In our case. On the 25th of April, while we were returning from our meeting with the founding team at buddy4syudy, we were stopped by the Delhi Traffic Police near Arjangarh metro station close to Delhi’s border with Gurgaon, for overspeeding. The traffic police officer not … Read more Delhi Police, with you, for you…always…
Last night we were driving back from Nachi’s place to our house in Pallikaranai. As we had started around 6.15 pm the traffic was heavy and slow moving. We were opposite the Hilton hotel, near the Kathipara Junction for the traffic light to change to green and we saw a young man crossing the road … Read more Two young men – lucky to be alive !
Yesterday we went for Goonj’s board meeting, yes “the” Goonj, “the” Anshu Gupta’s Goonj who won the Ramon Magsaysay recently. Yes am basking in reflected glory because Anshu was, is and will always be a dear friend and an inspiration. He remains the same …. Just the people outside of Goonj have suddenly noticed him … Read more A book lover on the road !!