Clark Kent vs Superman

I must confess, Superman has never been my favourite superhero. Even as a kid, it was pretty obvious to me, the creators had got something wrong. I could never understand, why would nobody call his bluff. Surely, it takes more than a pair of thick rimmed glasses to separate one man from another. A twin, perhaps? A…

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When You’ve Walked Enough…

There’s bound to come a time, when, your feet are going to beg you to stop. Probably, even make you want to plan your next trip to an idyllic beach. Or, someone might start to take notice of all the hidden places that you’ve discovered along the way – making the effort worth it! We’re glad…

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Notes from the Road

Every time we travel, I wonder how much of what we see or who we meet, will remain unaffected through our interaction. After-all, we did come from the outside, and that in-turn would alter the reality of those living in a world – very different from our own. And through every subsequent visit, by people, belonging to different worlds;…

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The Rage of the Machines

Am I technologically challenged? Perhaps. I’d prefer a blank sheet of paper and a fine-tip ink pen to a blinking cursor. The thought of having a blinking cursor constantly stare at me makes me think I’m sitting on a ticking bomb. That my head needs to process thoughts at super sonic speeds and spurt out a…

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What is the colour of your feet?

Now it really doesn’t matter, does it? Every new post has its share of likes, comments, and followers. As a rule of thumb, I generally allow comments only from fellow bloggers. Any serious blogger understands the perils of spam comments. We’ve had our share of spam. Yesterday, I was surprised to see a comment on our ‘about’…

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The Other Side

Somewhere in a nondescript village, an electric spark has yet to light its first tungsten bulb. On a cold, dark night, there’s nothing much to do after sunset. There is no television, no radio or cellular network. The natural thing to do is look up at the night sky. Without towering skyscrapers or street lights,…

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15 Ways to Prove Murphy’s Law on a Trip

Objective: To prove, “Anything that can go wrong will go wrong” on a trip. Physical Conditions: Two subjects (travellers representing each gender) set on a cross/inter country trip, using a combination of public and private transport, indulged in local food and stayed in tents/hostels/hotels. The time period spans under a decade. Subjects’ Observations: 1. When…

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