We got up early – we set the alarm for 3 am because we had to leave home at 4.15 am to catch the Airport Express from Union station , which is 10 minutes by taxi from Pratiques apartment  .Our flight was at 7.30 for Halifax. Everything went as planned and after a 2.30  hr … Continue reading “Halifax – Visiting My Sons Beautiful University Town !”

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This entry was posted on Friday, July 5th, 2019 at 8:55 pm and is filed under Travel

Very soon , we will be air borne for our annual visit to Toronto to be with our son .The flight will take me through Paris and I remember the first time I went there .I was flying from London and after a turbulent flight over the English Channel , landed at the Charles De … Continue reading “An Evening In Paris .”

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This entry was posted on Friday, May 25th, 2018 at 10:43 am and is filed under Travel

Today is the last day of the school term . It also signals the longest break in our school system .In keeping with a old tradition , we had a staff lunch yesterday .We have several staff get togeathers  during the year – but the one before the summer break is by far the most … Continue reading “Home Is Not A Place – Its A Feeling !! Toronto !”

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This entry was posted on Saturday, May 19th, 2018 at 1:41 pm and is filed under Travel

There is nothing spectacular about Tirupati town . It is a small city by Indian standards – not even having a population of 4 lakh people .There are no grandiose buildings of either the heritage type or malls of the modern age .It is a regular town which is in Chitoor District . However the … Continue reading ““Govinda, Govindaaa, Govindaaaaa”- Invoking The Lord .”

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This entry was posted on Wednesday, March 7th, 2018 at 1:24 pm and is filed under Travel

Warsaw is a historians delight . It’s a city that has withstood the test of times and has risen from the rubbles after being razed to the ground during the second world war . It is also home to a number of individuals who have shaped the world in which we live, both scientifically and … Continue reading “Being Cheated In Warsaw By A Cabbie .!!”

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This entry was posted on Monday, February 19th, 2018 at 6:42 pm and is filed under Travel