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Travel Stories and Histories – The Stone Chariot, Hampi

Writing about my past travels is kind of making the lack of travelling more bearable but it’s also reminding me about how much I love to travel and then I’m missing it more…Urghhh such useless times! But anyway, C’est la vie – at least right now. So continuing with my travel stories.

Today I take you to my favourite state, Karnataka. I have travelled there five times now and each visit has just made me want to go back. I love the food, I love the people, I love all the dynasties that ruled there and all the resulting histories and heritages. Out of all the treasures, today we visit an iconic monument of Karnataka: The Stone Chariot of Hampi

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Lockdown Diaries – Happy Feet

Dance is like a therapy to our mind, body, and spirit. It was a much-needed stress reliever during this period of restrictions. I love to dance and I am a professionally trained Kathak dancer. And with a little bit of extra time on hand (thanks to the lockdown), I found myself dancing…

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He Is…

In a field of wild violets
He is my balmy lavender
Graceful, tranquil and trusting…

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Books!

World Book Day!

via Photo Challenge: Friend

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Books have always been there through the thick and the thin. So here’s a picture of my “Friend“.
They have introduced me to many amazing magical worlds and in turn have inspired me to write my own stories!

(PS: These are a few random books from my collection)


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Snail Mail

9th of October of every year is celebrated as World Post Day! In this world of Blogs, Facebooks, WhatsApp, stuff, let’s – for a change – celebrate the “Snail Mail”!

 

So here’s my crazy idea: Is anyone interested in being “Pen Friends”?

 

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Messenger of the Gods… #writephoto

via Thursday Photo Prompt: Messenger #writephoto

A Pitru Paksha special Re-post!

Piyru paksha (Pitri paksha or Pitr Paksha) is a 16–lunar day period in Hindu calendar when Hindus pay homage to their ancestor, especially through food offerings.

This was written for yet another Photo Prompt which was posted by Sue Vincent. This article will give a little insight in the mythological and cultural significance of a crow.
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Iti Haas: as it happened!

History, an elementary narration of a labyrinthine past! How I love this subject…The sheer multitude of complex past stories and their implications in our present lives is something that just overwhelms me.
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Goodnight Moon

Here’s my entry for the Daily Writing Prompt that Christine E. Ray is hosting on her blog Brave and the Reckless. The prompt for today was tittle of the children book by Margaret Wise Brown: ‘Goodnight Moon‘.

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The Magic of Words

via Daily Prompt: Paper

Do you believe in magic? The magic of touch, the magic of truth, the magic of love and above all the magic of words…

Those perfect words which inspired our imaginations, words that transported us to fascinating worlds, words that gave us strength and hope, words that stole our hearts and those that broke them.
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Sisters in Crime!

via Daily Prompt: Collaboration

 

Happy Siblings Day you clown!!

collaboration

To my sweet, little, devilish, mad and crazy ass sister! There are millions of things that I do every day in Collaboration with her.
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