Shahjahanabad, the seventh city of Delhi

We; a group of a dozen brothers, sisters, cousins and their spouses; boarded the Metro at Patel Chowk and disembarked a few minutes later at Chawri Bazar. Stepping out of the state-of-the-art station we landed in a bedlam of motor cars, auto-rickshaws, peddle-rickshaws, bicycles, pushcarts and pedestrians, to say nothing of the stray dogs and […]

Colombo, Sri Lanka

Situated in a narrow lane, Ranveli Beach Resort is a modest hotel in the outskirts of Colombo on the main Galle Road. Sparsely furnished, its rooms boast of a double bed, a wardrobe of sorts, a stand to hang your towel on, a chair, a table which doubls up as a dressing table, an air … Continue reading Colombo, Sri Lanka

Galle, Sri Lanka

The Flower Garden Hotel, Galle is hidden behind other properties surrounding it and can be reached only after negotiating a busy narrow street with small shops and eating places on both sides adding to the confusion. In spite of its nondescript approach, the hotel turned out to be best we stayed in during our sojourn … Continue reading Galle, Sri Lanka