Yes, I know. You have seen it a hundred times, if not thousands, on pictures, television, internet, ads, and where not. The architectural wonder from India had found a place in even the Seven Great Wonders of the Earth, which is not a small feat at all. Even the ones who had not been there … More Taj Mahal – Love at First Sight!
Travellers are lone spirits, escapists, living in the wrong spaces. They are not happy, when they sit the fuck up in the same place forever with a heave of ancestral guilt. They are nomads, even when they are idle. They feel fear, but move on anyway, for that’s the only way for them to reclaim … More A Little Poem to all the Travellers
Yearning for a tale untold to anyone before, I strayed through the woods looking for the story-teller. The one who had been there for long, Whispering fairy-tales on to the ears of sleeping writers From time unknown, for ages beyond. The last time I heard about her, a gentle breeze passed through me, Sending … More In Search of a Tale Untold – Poem
When I lied down on the red carpet at the corridor, and glanced at the shining bright Golden Temple past midnight, with rain showers adding a cool sense to my soul and body alike, a three-fork lightning appeared right above the shrine. A flash of a moment. Like enlightenment. And I slept under the magic … More The Lightning and The Golden Temple of Amritsar
One day, I was lying on the couch at a friend’s place pondering about the absurdity of my ongoing life. The Film-school days were over and I was stuck in a nine to five job, making ends meet and wandering afar from my film-making dreams. It happens to everybody – constantly getting out of the … More How Facing the Death Changed Me for the Better
Of all the dreams I have ever seen, Searching for you remains my favourite. Through the last rains of the season, and the first fall of the snow; Through the scorching heat on the barren mountains so high, And the forest trails filled with footprints of strange creatures. I searched for you all through the … More Of All The Dreams….- A Poetic Adventure
The air of Manali was refreshing, but the hotel guys kept on disturbing for availing their rooms which I respectfully declined. It was only 7 am in the morning. My back was stiffed by the thousands of kilometers of travel in the last twelve days. But the overnight journey from Chandigarh to Manali on a … More A mindless guide to accidentally getting Leh’d
Exactly a year ago, I had written a letter to my future-self, to whoever I will be in ten years from the time when I wrote it. Now, when I was going through my diaries three days ago and stumbled upon it, the urge to share this here popped up. This might remind myself of the direction … More A Letter to My Future-Self!
After a hard ride through the Manali-Leh highway, first through the pleasant sceneries and freshness passing the Rohtang pass and then entering the dusty roads surpassing places like Koksar, by 3 in the evening the bus reached a small town called Keylong. The first day ride to Leh town ended here at this place in … More Keylong- My First Time Visit to a Buddhist Monastery
In my early twenties, somehow, travelling or even the mere thought of doing it, or even just fantasizing about it became an addictive drug for me. Only later did I find that travelling was just a symbol, a higher call, for my search for freedom! I had been denied freedom since high school until college. And … More We Seek What We Had Been Denied