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Now and then my memory for one reason or another goes back to something that happened to me a couple of decades ago as I was spending seven months backpacking overland and water through India. The previous day I had booked myself on a slow moving four day boat trip through Kerala’s backwaters from Cochin […]

Aug 17th, 2016 | Filed under Interesting, Opinions and Perspectives, Rants, Travel

My grandma asked me something a couple of decades ago now that I still think about from time to time, she asked “Why don’t I ever hear people whistling anymore? Men used to walk down the road whistling a tune in the morning, now it seems nobody does it anymore. Do people still whistle?” I […]

Jan 7th, 2014 | Filed under Music, Opinions and Perspectives, Travel, Video

A few weeks ago my girlfriend and I decided to take a week off, for a short trip to one of my favorite quiet tropical beaches around the Cambodian/Thai border, just a few kilometers away from the beach I wrote about in “Beach Beyond The Guidebooks” We decided to go to this beach, because the […]

Aug 1st, 2011 | Filed under Travel

A long time ago, when I was six, I remember fondly walking outside the theatre after seeing the Superman Movie for the first time. I was not just simply walking however, but striding, and jumping. I was convinced that if I could just get it all right, I too would eventually be able to fly. […]

Almost two decades ago, I veered sharply away from the track that hosts the rat race, and started to cut my own paths. Nobody really understood why I did it, and some people feel they can no longer relate to me because of it. Back in 1994, when I was 22 years old, my financial […]

Jan 25th, 2011 | Filed under Interesting, Opinions and Perspectives, Travel, Work