Book Review #18/50 – Thank You, Maria

The title of the book is “Thank You, India”… but its India that needs to thank the author, Ms. Maria Wirth. We had the opportunity to attend a talk by her at the Srijan Foundation almost a year back and she spoke beautifully. A German lady who came to India as a stop over destination … Read more

35 things we didn’t know – UK, Germany & Prague

This vacation was the first time we were traveling in Europe. While we have transited several times through Frankfurt or Amsterdam, we never really visited the UK or Europe as tourists. While we truly enjoyed our time in both the countries, and hope to visit them again and again, here is a list of 35 … Read more

Germany Day 15 – Discovering German Steel

Saturday, Sept 15 2018 – Munich On Sept 14th when we came back to the Hauptbahnhof after visiting the Dachau Concentration camp memorial site, Keshav and Anu met us there and took us to “Karstadt” a massive supermarket or super store that sells literally everything under the Sun. While I tried to linger on the … Read more

Germany Day 14 – The saddest day … and an amazing coincidence

Friday Sept 14, 2018 – Munich, Dachau We visited the Dachau concentration camp Memorial site on the 14th of Sept. We took the U-bahn to Hauptbahnhof and from there the S2 to Dachau station. From there bus no. 726 took us to the memorial site. The first thing that shocked us was how massive the … Read more

Germany Day 11&12 – Fined on the tram and a PY reunion

Tuesday Sept 11, 2018 – Frankfurt to Seeheim We packed our bags in such a way that we could leave behind two suitcases at the Frankfurt luggage locker. We were meeting Sachin and Mini at Darmstadt and staying over at their house for the night, so didn’t need all our bags. We took the U-bahn … Read more

Germany Day 10 – Walking around Frankfurt

Monday Sept 10, 2018 – Frankfurt Frankfurt airport is a familiar place for us as we have taken our connections from this airport when we went to the US, but this was the first time we were not seeing the airport but touring the city. As we had a restful Sunday, we decided to do … Read more