Letters from Life

i want to do everything i want to do…and i really do


Bangkok Sept-Oct 2017 travelogue

  Starting to leave my ego behind   The crazy Frenchman:  We met in a bar in Bangkok and he insisted on being addressed as Olivié and not Oliver because his name has a beautiful fragrance of an olive. Olivié has been living in Thailand for more than ten years. He used expletives with France in our discussion, and we sort of got along well for an evening without agreeing on anything […]

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June 2017 – peace travel to Rishikesh

  The heatwave of June in Delhi and I went on an impromptu trip to Rishikesh (Hindi: ऋषिकेश , meaning ‘Lord of the Senses’). Rishikesh is one of the most revered holy places for Hindus in the Northern India and also known as the ‘Yoga Capital of the World’. And the June school-vacation had made the rush look like we are all running for gold. More so due to the […]

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Travelogue – South India in January 2017

January 2017 was the first time in my life I went on a vacation to South India. Before this the most I have managed is till Goa but this time the plan was to explore the real treasures of culture and natural beauty the equatorial region has to offer to a comfort-traveler like me. We started our journey in Delhi and took a flight to Thiruvanantapuram (Trivandrum for English speakers). […]

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Learning Swedish

Lately, I have taken to learning the language of the Sverige ( =Svenska). Absolute pleasure it is as I come to know that: The pronunciation of the words often have little semblance to the written form The verbs don’t have complicated inflexions The language sounds musical due to , often times, more than one stress in a word The articles (definite an indefinite) get merged with the words. So it’s […]

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Me, the Russian police and K9 Greg

So its 12.48 night and what better way to live my life than write another blog post. 😉  But yeah I do enjoy sharing these experiences for the niche citizenry that cares to read my page. Last week started a somewhat hot spell in Siberia and I decided to spend a noon at the riverside near my residence. So here I am sitting with my ciggarette (yeah I do puff […]

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