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‘Get Out…. ….’ – by ...

Tweet My fellow citizens of the Tricity of Chandigarh, Mohali & Panchkula- the Annual Rose Show is on from 23rd to 25th February in the Chandigarh Rose Garden. This is one of the most pleasant months in India. It is no longer cold and it has not yet started becoming hot.And what are you doing confining yourself inside the  four walls of your house, my dear Fifty Plus friends? Get out and travel. Even if you cant...

‘Visit to Cat Park (Gato de Tejado) in Cali,...

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‘The Great Indian wheelchair jugaad’ &...

Tweet “……A senior Air India commander, requesting anonymity, says that on an average, they have about 25-30 wheelchair passengers on board most Mumbai-Newark and Delhi-San Francisco Boeing 777 aircraft flights, which have around 340...

‘Mote Con Huesillo-popular Chilean drink �...

Tweet Walking on the streets of Santiago, Chile a few months back my attention got attracted to a colourful drink being sold on roadside. I gave it a try and requested for the smallest glass costing 500 Chilean Pesos (say around 85 cents of USD and 54 Indian Rupees). It was sweet as I like it, cool, tasty and filling. Besides, all its ingredients were healthy. But what was this drink? It is called Mote Con Huesillo…...

‘Thirumalai Nayakkar Palace Madurai, Part-I&...

Tweet Thirumalai Nayak Palace is a 17th-century palace which was got constructed in 1636 AD by King Thirumalai Nayak, a king of Madurai’s Nayaka dynasty ho ruled Madurai from 1623–59, in the city of Madurai, India.. This Palace is a mélange of Dravidian, Rajput and Mughal styles. The building, which can be seen today, was the main Palace, in which the king lived. The original Palace Complex was four times bigger than...

‘Taking a breather in Santiago De Chile̵...

Tweet  I spent a few days in Santiago in November 2017. I love walking and so took a ‘Walking Tour’ of the city. The added attraction was that it was advertised as a “Free Tour”. Of course the bubble soon burst when the Tour Leader announced that hee would expect USD 10 as a contribution from each participant. Bah! So much for a free tour! Anyway, the tour turned out to be excellent and the Tour...