indian railways

weekly photo challenge: nostalgic

the indian railways has been a recurring theme of my life. i grew up in mumbai & then pune, both of which are around 1300 kms away from my parents’ native city of chennai. when summer creeped up on us we would all head down to chennai, then madras. 20 years ago, this was a long, exhausting 24 – 30 hour train journey and my … Continue reading weekly photo challenge: nostalgic

arriving at my first day, once again…

i quit my fulltime job 3.5 years ago to pursue something in traveling or travel writing. (yes, it was as vague as that) this was after 5.5 years in the corporate world. i had reached the conclusion that i wanted to do something with my time beyond write research reports for brands. that is when the search began… january 13th 2010. the search for that … Continue reading arriving at my first day, once again…