An ode to the windy city

My rendezvous with Chicago happened in the year 2016. We had a meager budget, three-days to visit Chicago, hunt for apartments, sign a rental agreement and be back to Cincinnati! It didn’t matter how strained we were for time or money because the excitement of moving to a new city in my own apartment superseded anything. Continue reading

The Novelty of Gatlinburg

Someone once told me that Gatlinburg looks like a carnival.

Since then I have been curious that how can a town in America look like a carnival all the time?! Only when I went there last year, I could see that it indeed reflects the mirage of a carnival.

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“Don’t Get Me Wrong”, Delhi

Delhi has been home for more than 20 years. Despite the accusations about its notorious nature, I have a distinct fondness for the city. Delhi angers, agitates, irritates, excites, soothes, all at the same time on any given day. But, it has survived the wrath of time gracefully and has been rebuilt seven times. There’s a stubborn resilience.

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Penchant for Waterfalls – Bushkill

In 2010, I went on my first and only girls trip to Simla, India. One thing I distinctly remember from that trip is finding a waterfall after a mild trek on one of the hills. I don’t remember the name of the waterfall because that wasn’t famous and frequented at all by tourists.

There started my penchant for waterfalls! And, the excitement of finding a hidden waterfall after trekking for miles.

I love water bodies, from the shores, since I strangely forgot to swim after not practicing for a decade or so.

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