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!
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
Haridwar! This holy place is called the Gateway to the Himalayas. First time I came here with two close friends, after three days in the Dehradun Express, all I wanted to do was to have a glimpse of the famous aarti at the Har ki pauri ghat. But we missed it on late arrival and the next … More The gateway to the Himalayas