Brazil – Where dreams are found and Angels dance around

January 9th, 2015

Brazil

I remember the first time I boarded a plane and travelled to a different country. There is nothing quite like the thrill of going to a place you have never been to before. It was in 2009 for a week long school outing to the wonderful Réunion Island. As soon as we arrived I could … Continued

Not every person who passes through this life intentionally deposits misery on their fellow traveler, but conversely sometimes we unintentionally bestow grace. The impact of an encounter, 15 years ago,  still hums in my mind. A gentle reminder of this fact,  “what difference did it make” is not always answered completely or immediately but “you … Continued

Travelling to an unknown place is surely exciting but it can also be daunting. There is fear, a feeling of uneasiness coupled with eagerness to know the unknown, especially if one is going to a place which is culturally very different from theirs. The language can be a barrier as can be the lifestyle yet … Continued

His Cambodian smile His smile is more animated at night, caught in a flickering firelight he tells ever more tales of old, stories of his life and of his dreams and you cannot help but fall in love with his country, his life and his dreams. To him, Cambodia is a land fighting still- fighting … Continued

              The temple of villain!                Few years back, while I was travelling to Uttar Pradesh for one of my friend’s wedding, who was a wildlife conservation officer near Kanpur. The trip was really enjoyable. One of our botanist friend Avinash was explaining the … Continued

Bunny Men in Macedonia Tamara Lazaroff   On a borrowed bicycle I’m cutting through a burnt-out field. In the distance I can see two old men – one short, and one tall and lean – carrying big bunches of weeds like bouquets draped in their arms. They are walking towards me as if in slow … Continued

The sky was insane that day. I thought as I looked upwards, the dab of white clouds meshed with the remaining grey ones overhead. There was no sight of the sky,  the normal tint of blue disappeared quickly. Nothing would get me out of the water, certainly not rain. I had come too far, I … Continued