Category Archives: Travelogue

Trek to Sarasgad

It had been some time since the Trek to Tikona, and it was time for another trek. I had some discussions with Pradeep, Vikrant and Shardul, and we zeroed in on going to Sarasgad. Sarasgad is a small hill fort, … Continue reading

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A memorable weekend at Garudmachi

(Warning: Long post) A few weeks ago, chopper aka Vasudeo Gharpure was in India, and Vasant Vasant Limaye aka Balya had organized a get together at his residence in Pune. Many of us could meet there and we had a … Continue reading

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Trek to Tikona

We have a big, enthusiastic group of trekkers in our office. After our trek to Naneghat last year, many people have been asking me about having a trek this year too. I had also noticed that a lot of first … Continue reading

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Another accident in Nepal…

A news in today’s TOI said 10 Indian tourists killed in in Nepal plane crash. The plane was a sight seeing plane that took the passengers to see the mighty Himalayas from the sky. The probable cause for the crash … Continue reading

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Trek to Naneghat

It all started when some of us from office went to attend Vishal’s wedding in Badlapur. As we approached the wedding venue, the whole mountain range from Tavli to Matheran was visible. The view was breath-taking. Naturally, the conversation turned … Continue reading

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Driving through Mumbai on a monsoon morning

My office works five days a week, so most Saturdays are off days for me. However, my wife works on all Saturdays. Her office is at Nariman Point, downtown Mumbai. It’s quite a commute. Every day, like most Mumbaikar’s she … Continue reading

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My first encounter with alcohol

The new age limit of 25 for drinking continues to grab headlines. Recently, a front page item in Times of India said Parents across the city have expressed the fear that young adults will be driven to clandestinely consume alcohol … Continue reading

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