Pangong Lake


It was the fourth day of our stay in Leh and we had to go to Pangong Lake that day. I was excited about that one much before even my end-sems started. It is the last scene from the movie 3 Idiots. We had breakfast, Diamox (a medicine for mountain sickness) and off we were for a beautiful…

A Pirate Ship


The story of a pirate ship Drunk’s the sailor In sober sea. Wait the horizon seize to be, The shade of blue, Melancholy. With a finger He talks the breeze— “Don’t you lie, I smell a thief” “And water you, I blame thy greed” A dream or pensive? Mask the grief. The ship is sinking,…

Leh Ladakh Trip (Part 1)


03/06/2011 20:30 – We are heading for the Mumbai domestic airport, driving through the pre-monsoon showers. There is a decently long wait for the train as I spend my time with 2.5 men. 04/06/2011 We take two continuous journeys for Leh. I slept for the Delhi to Leh part till my dad woke me up to…

Mumbai vs Delhi


The first rivalry I noticed after getting into college was Mumbai vs. Delhi. Immediately we find students segregating themselves into their respective regional group. The truculent Delhiites and the mellow Mumbaikars. I who I presume have seen both (even though it was Gurgaon and Navi Mumbai), know there exist very sharp differences. The first day itself…

World Cup 2011


It’s been two months…. 14th January- I was drunk from my friend’s B’day party. Along with the usual blabbering and taking people’s cases, I said one thing to one of my good friend’s. “Book Wankhede, we are going to reach the final this time. It’s Sachin’s this time.” He mocked me and I remember him…