{I} is for Intimidating – Yes; Imaginary – No: #AtoZChallenge

I is for Intimidating, Yes; Imaginary, No 2006, Manila, The Philippines 2006 was about new beginnings, an exciting start to a new life, of chasing adventures and dreams. We had moved to Manila. My now 18 year old was all of 8. The DH had already shifted to Manila from work. He had painstakingly searched and found [...]


{H} is for Happy Birthday to You: #AtoZChallenge

H is for Happy Birthday to You June 2013, Vivanta by Taj, Madikeri, Coorg, Karnataka, India Day 2, 5:30 IST: In the wee hours of a misty, rain drenched morning in stunning Coorg (where we were on a holiday), my lucid dreams were broken by somebody whistling. A shrill, happy whistle, the pattern of notes going up [...]


{G} is for Gobsmacked in Glorious Goa: #AtoZChallenge

 G is for Gobsmacked in Glorious Goa September 2016, Betalbatim beach, South Goa, India Gobsmacked in glorious Goa!! Oh yes, we so were. The DH and I were making our first, long trip together; minus the girls. It was amazing to spend time with each other minus the distractions of, “Mamma can I sleep next [...]


{F} is for Far Far Away #AtoZChallenge

F is for Far Far Away 1988-1990, G.B Pant University, Pantnagar, District Nainital, Current: G.B. Pant University, Pantnagar, District Udham Singh Nagar, Uttar Pradesh, India Far far away, in the late 80’s, there lived a teenager in a small, lush green, well-knit community, called the GB Pant University, Pantnagar that lay nestled in the foothills of the [...]


{E} is for Entranced by my Enigmatic Roots: #AtoZ Challenge

E is for Entranced by My Enigmatic Roots November 2015, Katwa, District: Burdwan, West Bengal, India The river Ganga lay lazily sprawled by the banks of the little township, Katwa that bustled with wonder and activity. The drums reverberated with booming splendor, at every by nook and corner. The drums had made a grand comeback [...]


{D) is for Died and Went to Heaven #AtoZChallenge

D is for Died and Went to Heaven January 2007, Anilao, Philippines The New Year's day of 2006 will remain etched in my mind for as long as I live. A day I actually did die and discover heaven; a heaven that lay beyond my imagination. We were then a family of  three. The 18-year-old was [...]


{C} is for Captivating Jungle Run #AtoZChallenge

C is for Captivating Jungle Run Easter Weekend 2014, Corbett National Park, Uttarakhand, India Running is not what comes to me naturally. I run because, I think it's a pretty good fitness option. It helps knock off those extra kilos and the intensive cardio tones you up. It works as a more viable option than [...]

{B} is for Boisterous Fruit Bats: #AtoZChallenge

B is for Boisterous Fruit Bats April 2016, Kumarakom, Kottayam District, Kerela, India It was a balmy evening in God’s Own Country (Kerela), as I sat by the banks of Vembanad lake gazing at the cerulean sky, gradually turning into a shade of grey and then charcoal. The girls, DH & I had walked to [...]

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|A| is for Alluring Forest Walks: #AtoZChallenge2017

Ahoy Amigos! Welcome to my Travel Epiphanies for A-Z Challenge 2017. **Drum Rolls** please :-)) Woaah! The curtains have finally been drawn open to the much awaited A to Z challenge 2017. March 2017, has been a month of working on the theme, learning the processes with the help of my rock solid co-bloggers, downloading the badges, [...]

When Gadgets Go Kaput…

                                       #WORDLESSWEDNESDAY I haven't written a post on my blog for 8 days now!!! I'm getting withdrawal symptoms. Well, it's not that I haven't been writing. I have, but just for my posts for the impending A [...]