This is a story of the summer of 1991 when I was about 11 years old and was visiting Nani and Nanu at their then home. To understand the story it is important to understand the layout of the place and listen to Elvis Presley. The house was on a plateau on a hill that was surrounded by tall majestic mountains covered with pine forests. … Continue reading The summer in the house on the hill
People have been asking me what I have been doing for the past 20-odd days having been pretty much off-radar. Well, here it is. The sum total of my travels, put up for the perusal of one and all. Mother Google believes that this path can only be traversed by car or by foot. 56 hours by car. Doesn’t seem too long, does … Continue reading Time to travel!
Almost 4 hours from Bangalore are the twin temple cities of Belur- Halebid in Hassan district of Karnataka. The road was good for almost 75% of the journey which is always a blessing and there were huge maps put up by the tourist department at two points along the route, displaying all important places nearby for wanderers like ourselves. We went first to Belur to … Continue reading Echoes of the powerful Hoysala dynasty – Belur
So, the walk in the fields is over and I am back in the bustling city of Bangalore. It was a glorious, lazy three months of shopping, gossip, friends, reading books and eating out in Palampur. Didn’t walk as much as I would have wished and didn’t draw at all but still was just so busy all the time with friends and family. It was … Continue reading Summer in Palampur