Uptight #SundayPhotoFiction

“Get down, and get some hot tea,” the conductor announced as the bus stopped by a roadside eatery, “we shall stop here for fifteen minutes.” Mahesh slowly got up, stretched himself and moved towards the door. On his way to his native village to attend family business, Mahesh was not a happy traveller. “So many... Continue Reading →

Journey has Lost Sheen #TravelTrends

I tend to agree with the present Indispire prompt. We don't pay as much attention to our travel while we remain focussed on reaching destination. Many of us travel by a flight or by an air conditioned train with sealed window. There is not much interaction with outside. While travelling many remain engrossed in their... Continue Reading →

Safary in Assam #Travel

This week’s prompt is about an interesting visit that is neither mountain nor sea. I thought of writing about our trip to Assam to see one horned Rhino. Assam is a huge state split into two halves by Brahmaputra river. My original plan was to visit Manas National Park in Barpeta district. Travel planner insisted... Continue Reading →

Inauspicious Day #Sunday Photo Fiction

“Don’t travel on a Tuesday, son; it is inauspicious!” Sam wished he had listened to his father, instead of retorting sarcastically, “World doesn’t come to a standstill Tuesdays, Appa.” “But for this big bag, train would have been cheaper and faster,” Stuck in traffic, Sam wondered, “jam happens everyday.” A serpentine queue of holiday travellers... Continue Reading →

Journey #WOW

Above, is a very poor attempt at a doodle. For the lay people, I just want to explain that this is my effort to depict the theme “Journey”. Attempt is to convey the idea of journey through an open road leaving aside villages, towns and cities. From my childhood, it is the journey that has... Continue Reading →

Train Travel in Foggy New Year

I love to travel by train. Of course, I have to have a seat by the window, I should not have to haggle with co-passengers for a luggage space, food is served during travel and train has a clean toilet. So with a great hope and expectation, I boarded executive class of Delhi - Lucknow... Continue Reading →

Assam Trip, Kaziranga Part I

Kaziranga park is spread over an area of 858 square kilometres. The park has five entry points. One is northern gate on the other side of Brahmaputra. The side we were on, had four gates. One central gate known as Kohora gate. On the eastern side there is Agoratali gate. On the western side, there... Continue Reading →

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