{X} is for Xenial City of Nawabs: #AtoZChallenge

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X is for Xenial City of Nawabs Another timeless classic   I’m from Lucknow, capital city of Uttar Pradesh in North India, also known as the City of Nawabs. I choose to call it xenial as every pore of this ancient, city exudes hospitality, love and a deep-rooted pride for the cultural heritage. The people …

{W} is for Walk of Wisdom: #AtoZChallenge

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W is for Walk of Wisdom August 2016, Gurugram, India Sometimes it’s uncanny how your little ones will dispense pearls of wisdom your way, at the most unexpected moments. Wisdom that you probably didn’t give a fleeting thought to and that never really crossed the so-called deep recesses of your mind. I have had many …

{V} is for Valiant & Victorious Ride: #AtoZChallenge

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Post Alert: Slightly long post, but honest to God, you won’t regret it.  V is for Valiant & Victorious Ride 12 February, 2017, Bhuvaneshwari Devi, Gurugram, New Delhi Capital Region, India I’m an avid cyclist. A passion that I engage in it with as much ardor as writing. Though I wish I would ride more …

{U} is for Upstream & Upbeat : #AtoZChallenge

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U is for Upstream & Upbeat 15 April 2017, Bah, Chambal, District Agra, India By the rivers of Chambal where we sat down, Yeah, yeah we wept, when we remembered downtown When the wicked Carried us away in captivity Requiring of us a song Now how shall we sing the lord’s song in a strange …

{T} is for Tides of Togetherness: #AtoZChallenge

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T is for Tides of Togetherness April 2016, Kovalam, Kerala, India Kerala was a destination that I was anxiously waiting to visit and experience for a very, very long time. So when we visited God’s own Country last year, we not only fell heads over heels in love with this breathtaking paradise, but I along …

{S} is for Spiritual Journey: #AtoZChallenge

S is for Spiritual Journey  2014, Gurugram, NCR, India My quest for spiritualism is undying. I have been in the spiritual path ever since I can remember. As a kid I used to pray each morning before I left for school, decorating the alter with fresh flowers. Since I studied in a convent school and …

{R} is for Reflections by Resplendent Kali: #AtoZChallenge

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R is for Reflections By Resplendent Kali 20 September 2016, Dandeli, Karnataka, India The DH and I took a memorable sojourn to the Western Ghats, in Karnataka last year. It was monsoons and the weather was wet; and nature was at its lush best. (This is before we drove down to Goa through the wondrous Western …

{Q} is for Quintessential Cafe : #AtoZChallenge

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Q is for Quintessential Cafe 2014 and beyond, Nirvana Courtyard, Nirvana Country, Gurugram, NCR, India, We all have our cosy nook don’t we? A place away from home that we sometimes like to get away to and unwind. Well, I have mine right next door, in my neighbourhood. It’s my go-to-place when I’m bogged down …

{P} is for Precious “Cotton”: #AtoZChallenge

P is for Precious Cotton October 2007, Singapore We had moved to Singapore in 2007 after one adventurous stint at Manila. You’ll know what I mean if you read : Bohol-Mighty Cerulean Ocean & Intimidating yes, Imaginary no Singapore, as you know is a stunning island country. A paradise for families. It’s curated, refreshing columns of green, pristine roads …

{O} is for Opal Sunsets & Ochre Sunrise: #AtoZChallenge

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O is for Opal Sunsets and Ochre Sunrise Timeless Classics, Around the Earth till infinity I LOVE sunsets and sunrises. Well who doesn’t? They leave me spell-bound, contemplative and grateful. Opal sunsets and Ochre sunrises transport me to a world beyond the scheduled grind of life. Though they come and go each day, yes that …