A Monsoon Break in Goa

by newuser09876 17. July 2010 11:24
Goa in the Monsoons  In India, the monsoons are considered harbingers of fertility, and are generally associated with jubilation. On the west coast of India, the Western Ghats provide the watershed for numerous seasonal rivers that finally fl... [More]

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Just another day...

by Sunil Vaidyanathan 16. June 2010 13:10
Just another day... It is morning; at least I think it is. It is difficult to tell… The allegedly sagacious members of our building have illuminated the compound with a battery of floodlights, it may not keep thieves away, but it certa... [More]

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Lavasa - an eco friendly alternative to urban living

by Sunil Vaidyanathan 10. June 2010 13:31
Lavasa Western India is famous for its industrialisation; however, this has always been accompanied by unplumbed chaos! Most cities have thus remained shamefully unplanned as a consequence of having to cater to capitalistic avarice and the needs of ... [More]

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In the loving memory of my grandmother.

by shayoni 3. May 2010 13:46
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Daman - The Portuguese Connection

by Sunil Vaidyanathan 1. May 2010 11:02
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Popeye the Sailor Man

by Sunil Vaidyanathan 9. July 2009 05:31
  Blow Me Down! "I yam what I yam and that's all I yam." – Popeye the Sailor Man   This Spinach eating, Bluto busting sailor man has enthralled millions of children and adults around the world. Despite being uneducated and devoi... [More]

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Kolkata - My City

by Sunil Vaidyanathan 18. May 2009 00:29
I recently read an article “A Walk in Calcutta” by Somini Sengupta (http://travel.nytimes.com/2009/05/03/travel/03calcutta.html The New York Times) forwarded by family who live in the United States. While it was well structured and conc... [More]

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Sacred Waters (The Rivers of India)

by Sunil Vaidyanathan 8. May 2009 04:01
They may, or may not be regarded as the explorers’ favourite destination and polluted by avarice, neglect and the needs of a burgeoning population they are certainly not an ecological Xanadu; but ask the millions of pilgrims and tourists ... [More]

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Mumbai my whore.

by Sunil Vaidyanathan 1. May 2009 16:21
It is time; I shall soon have to bid her adieu… I may not be missed, after all, I am not her only customer and she is but a whore. We have developed a strange fondness for each other, a strange love-hate relationship. We used to love each othe... [More]

Indian cinema has finally come of age!

by Sunil 1. May 2009 03:41
Indian cinema has finally come of age! This maturity was reached after a long process of experimentation, interpretation, and the challenges of transgressing social taboos that are so entwined with Indian Society. The progression from representing in... [More]

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