Archive for the ‘Road Trips’ Category

I love the way this country smells. I’ll never forget it. It’s kind of spicy. Wes Anderson, in many interviews has stated that this film was intended as an homage to Satyajit Ray (and even inspired by Jean Renoir) and that’s exactly what hits you from the first frame; a poignant, stylized and funny opening […]


I recently found out that there’s a cinema in Melbourne (Cinema Nova) that plays offbeat films; so I decided to catch the french flick Paris, je t’aime which I’d been dying to see ever since I heard about it. Also, the lovely Ms Portman has a part in it. Now, friends and family will vouch […]


As it is, I’m not too big on flying…so a 13 hour flight (with a stop at Bangkok) can get a bit unnerving. But what if matters take a turn for the worse? First, I had difficulty clearing my bags from Bangalore (too heavy they said) and then it turns out that one of my […]


Disclaimer: The author wishes to state that the following pointless rant (as always) is the fault of  Andhra Pradesh Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC) who in their great wisdom gave him the last seat on the bus from Hyderabad to Bangalore as a result of which the author was unable to get any sleep. To add to his […]


I made a very impulsive decision to go to Bangalore for the weekend and I guess it was the smartest thing I’ve done in a long time. I spent awesome time with some of my closest buddies (though there were people missing), had major realizations and did something I thought I’d never do. Results were nothing like I […]


vsit to Sidur

18Sep06

Yesterday was one of those days I was all smiles and the reason being that I was part of a group (Pankhudi) that visited an orphanage, Sidur in Hyderabad. It’s amazing how little things like these can put some of the bigger things into perspective. It’s still more amazing that there were kids there who were […]


3 hours and 14 minutes! Nope, it’s not the running time of Lord of the Rings! Actually it could have been…I really don’t know…but anyhoo that’s how long I walked today! I’d always loved walking but who knew that Hussein Sagar Lake was a lot farther away than the 5 minutes I always assumed it […]