Day: 17 October 2012

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Mangoes and bananas – Mixed Fruit cocktail

Just a week away from home and I felt I was coming back to an alien land! I was quite amazed at this Amul hoarding that was on Peddar Road and wondered what all the fuss was about till my friend Su clarified that Maango People meant aam aadmi.  WOW! That was clever I thought. …

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Of suckling pigs and melting cathedrals

The last time I visited Madrid I was staying in a boutique hotel , a concept quite new to an unseasoned traveler like me. In my mind boutique was cute, quaint and personalised. What I didn’t expect was a bathroom in the bedroom – ensuite and transparent leaving everything to full view. Well, that didn’t …