Monthly Archives: April 2012

Jambo Bwana!

Jambo! (Hello!) Karibou (Welcome!) Assante’ Sana (Thank you very much) Hakuna Matata (No Problem!) Kwaheri (Bye!) Astonishing how the five words of Swahili that I learned when I visited Kenya … wait … (has it been over a DECADE ago … Continue reading

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The Magic Carpet Journey!

I have been spending the last half hour trying to phrase a first para to the blog that would describe the jewel that is Jordan and the aura that it carried for me. Now as a last resort to save … Continue reading

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The source of my civilization…

Well I have blogged about Gaumukh before  – twice already, but it is  that experience which can be written, told or shared at least a thousand times. The blog entry is here:  https://chiteisri.wordpress.com/2012/03/30/keep-walking-and-have-faith/ and a picture gallery is here : https://chiteisri.wordpress.com/2012/03/31/glimpses-from-the-gaumukh-trek/ … Continue reading

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Looking above! (For My favourite city in the whole world!)

I was finally there ! Standing under the largest mural in the world – The walls and ceiling of Capella Sistina (The Sistine Chapel) of the St. Peter’s Basilica done by none other than the inimitable Michelangelo. This was a special … Continue reading

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Bali High!

I remember the day as if it were yesterday. The moment I set foot at Denpasar Airport in Bali  I thought the air smelled different. The sky looked blue, the grass was green, people with big smiling faces … what … Continue reading

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