To Ta Phrom and top tips for temple hoppers.

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This is my fourth and final post from Cambodia. I'm sure you feel 'templed-out' already, without even being there! Therefore, bringing the curtain down and following with a short review on our stay in Siem Reap, Cambodia.       They say, even the people who've never been here recognise the site and some of them even haven't seen the movie (Okay, that's me!)         Described as a unique and other worldly experience but … [Continue reading...]

Bayon and beyond.

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Hello Reader! Its been a while but I'm back at tapping my keys again. The flight is not gonna be a non stop one I reckon, but will fly anyway :) I wrote about Angkor Wat a while ago, documenting more from the same trip.     Must be. I had seen so many of these pictures before being vis-a-vis and I was equally stupefied. Its not just the larger than life scale of these faces but something about their expression. The temple hoppers at Angkor invariably arrive at Bayon … [Continue reading...]

Angkor Wat : Lost & Found.

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I briefly had a new found interest in Hindu mythology reading Devdutt Pattanaik cover to cover, books after books  till I was ‘myth-ed’ out. The artistically accomplished author broke a new ground with a genre that until now was exclusively a subject matter of somniferous tele series or grand parents. His skilful illustrations were a […]

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Cambodia : Last Sunrise at Angkor Wat.

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” Have cash – ‘dollahs ?” asked the unabashed immigration officer on arriving at Siem Reap airport despite having a visa that had been paid for. Such was the expression of shock on our face that it looked as if we didn’t hear a word! Fortunately, that worked in our favour and that’s how we […]

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Portugal: All over Oporto!

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Hello there! Picking up the thread left untied in the last post from Lisbon. In between lies the journey to two continents and a social experiment that’ll someday find a place here. But right now I want to take this long pending travelogue to a finish line. So there we were, not thoroughly pleased with […]

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Spring in a sweater!

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It is still snowing in Switzerland! And I can’t help but be distracted by it, all in a good way. Snow makes me wildest excited. I can stand by the window, my nose against the frosty glass and loose myself to the sight of a cloud crushed and seasoned over this hinterland without a track […]

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Lisbon : Looking for a Point of View.

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Due homage paid to Lisbon’s most important landmarks what naturally fitted into the agenda for Day-2 was more hope, less sun, some tram rides, a pop into some artsy neighbourhoods and finding those picture perfect miradouros – one such view point that could change our day old point of view.   One of the many […]

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Portugal: Lisbon. Exploring the land of Explorers.

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  It’s been a year and half since we flew out of Portugal (to our relief & hopefully for the last time) on a very inhospitable TAP Portugal flight. Sorry Portugal! But gotta call a ♠ a ♠. I remember a few moments and montages more lucidly than others. I remember being hot and dehydrated […]

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A year that was. A Throwback to 2015.

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Hello there! A fantastic 2016 to you. First of all, let me tell you how relieved I feel to be able to get this post out in January itself! While new year is about doing new things (at least that’s how it begins, new promises, crisp new calendar (0h! if you’re still using them), new […]

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A Running Adventure by Lake Geneva!

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I’ve lived in Switzerland for three whole years and just two days over two months now. Oui, that’s a decent time. Far from calling it an elephantine memory (although that would be great to have) but let’s say it is distinct. Perhaps, because of an automated long running function of re-running and re-telling of things, […]

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