Whether history has been twisted or not, the movie is a win-win for the audience. The battles between the Kings and Sultans, the darbars and raj mahals and the drama of princely coup d'etats jump out of our school history book imaginations and get painted in show-reel canvasses.
Yay! It’s my birthday! And I am not getting any younger. Well, I am not getting any older too. Uh! Huh! Not me… In some ways, I am just getting started. My birth records put me somewhere in my 40’s, not at the far end of course, a little to the left, a little more… Continue reading Happy Birthday to 40 something Me!
I had begun my post on Japan by saying there are two sets of reasons I want to give for visiting the country, one dwelled on before my travel, and the other would be the compelling reasons I returned with. I have already explained why I chose Japan in my previous post. Now here’s why… Continue reading Unscrambling the Japanese
I never imagined that the first post in my blog would be about Japan! There were so many interesting trips I went on since the time I decided to catalog my travel experiences. But I never really got down to ‘business’. The lazy writer in me refused to get to the writing desk even for… Continue reading Why Japan?? I’d say, Why Not?
In Feb, this year, I was visiting my favourite tiger reserve, the Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve (TATR) for the fifth time. And like always, we got chatting with the locals, the dhaba owners, the homestay owner... just about anybody who could tell us a new tale or two about the magnificient striped beast. Taken in… Continue reading Counting Tigers. Well, Not Quite…