When it comes to popular natural terrain in India, plateaux are no novice to the spotlight. The Kaas Plateau, located in the Satara district of the state of Maharashtra is one of the most popular of the above plateaux, complete with the designation of a UNESCO Natural Heritage. The plateau is mainly known for its natural floral cover during the rainy season of India i.e … Continue reading Flora, Fauna and Merry Weather
What’s the one thing that connects tides in the sea with Aslan from the Chronicles of Narnia? -10 if you say that they are both very mighty. +20 if you say that they always make a comeback. The very idea of comebacks is something that I find very interesting, be it a comeback to power or a comeback after a major downfall or even simply, … Continue reading Comebacks Incoming
TLC once said, ‘Don’t go chasing waterfalls. Please stick to the rivers and lakes….’ But when the river is damned and the lake stays in the same spot, one cannot simply watch the waterfalls cascading without a proper chase. The city of Lonavala is one such place. The river has a dam(hence damned:)) and the lake is a pretty spot among the trees so once … Continue reading The Monsoon Getaway- Part 3
Before I begin, here’s a powerful riddle for ya…. What does the solar power plant say to the hydroelectric power plant on a rainy day? Oh Dam! Hehe…. My sense of humour is truly damned. Right, without further ado, let’s get on with the city tour of Lonavala. I’d written about the road journey to Lonavala in my previous post and here, I’ll be taking … Continue reading The Monsoon Getaway- Part 2
I was going to begin with a funny poem to mark my return to blogging but when I searched for funny poems on comebacks and homecomings, I was bombarded with sickeningly happy ‘Back to School’ poems and it sent me straight home. Hehe…. Silly joke: √ Before writing this blog, I’d been wondering what to write as the “Comeback Post” and then my parents planned a … Continue reading The Monsoon Getaway- Part 1
Let’s begin with a quote from the Paddington Bear himself: And honestly, I couldn’t agree more. My trip to London was inspired by many things. Harry Potter was definitely at the top of the list followed by my mum’s stories after staying there for some years. Before visiting, I had a very fantastical picture of the city in mind and honestly, I wasn’t disappointed. It … Continue reading The London Postcard
For a long while as a preteen, I’ve had a history of referring to the colour ‘Green’ as ‘Hulk-coloured’. Hehe. True story. For two years in middle school, my whole aesthetic was ‘Hulk-coloured’. Starting from the school bag to t-shirts and nail polish, literally everything had the touch of green. While I did get over my obsession of having everything green, it’s interesting to note … Continue reading Green Trees Inc.
When I was a wee lamb, I used to think that skylines referred to some sort of cosmic line in the sky and that it had something to do with aliens. Imagine the disappointment when I found out that they are so called because of the ‘line’ formed by the continuous heads of skyscrapers. Hehe. Fun fact though, it didn’t disappoint me. True, I didn’t … Continue reading Skyline Story
The best kinds of travel recommendations are obtained from works of fiction. The Loch Ness monster has always fascinated me, ever since I was a wee baby. My mum used to tell me (imaginary?) stories of encountering the monster on her trip to Scotland before I was born and her claims were backed by a rather realistic souvenir of Nessie that came back with her. … Continue reading With Love from Nessie….
Since we’re celebrating dads, here’s some inspiration to get us started. ‘My dad always told me to fight fire with fire….That got him kicked out of the fire department.’ Dad Jokes 101. Now you know where I get my poor jokes from. Hehe. Fathers and father figures are the most puzzling people in the universe. They are like clues to a crossword. They’ve got hints … Continue reading The Dad Crossword