Prompt for Week #43 (Jun 20, 2020 – Jun 26 Travel Only armchair travel is possible currently. Like many people all over the world, we had made travel plans for summer 2020. It doesn’t look like travelling for pleasure is going to be on the cards at all this year. The next best thing is armchair travel : watching travel shows and … Continue reading 6WSP – Travel
This picture reminds me of a sojourn along Oslo pier. The pier is built on two levels, the lower level close to the water. Even at the peak of the tourist season in August, the pier was fairly quiet. On the upper level, their were trees at intervals. Under a leafy oak tree stood a rustic looking bench. It seemed the perfect place to spend … Continue reading What do you see # 28 — Oslo pier
It was the element of caprice in her nature that made her choose Bangkok as her destination. In the middle of summer, the heat would be unbearable. She wondered now how she could have been so daffy. Hopefully, the hotel she had booked would have proper air conditioning and would not just fob her off with a ceiling fan. She felt like a complete idiot … Continue reading Daily Prompts 15th Jan
Travel memories are better than reality. Written for Shweta Suresh’s Saturday Six Word Story Prompt. This week’s prompt word is “memories.” Please go check out her blog. Continue reading #6WSP– Travel Memories
Exotic Food Series My first encounter with dragon fruit was during breakfast at a hotel in Bangkok. I was intrigued by these cubes of white fruit with evenly spaced little black seeds. Diffidently, i sampled this fruit that looked like small square dominoes. I was rewarded for my “bravery”– it tasted quite nice. The texture was semi-firm, more firm than a melon but less than … Continue reading Dragon Fruit
A cruise along Loch Ness On a trip to Edinburgh, we booked a Highland Tour that had the option of a cruise along Loch Ness. This seemed like the culmination of a childhood dream.As a kid, I had always been inrigued by stories about the Loch Ness monster. My favourite was about a girl who comes to Scotland to keep her sick grandfather company. Her … Continue reading Looking for the Loch Ness Monster
Dear Friends I am on holiday with my family. I dont have WiFi for parts of the day. Plus we are on the move most of the time. The purpose of this preamble is to apologise in advance for any comments that I miss. I am also missing out on your posts but I will catch up later. Plus I have a backlog of award … Continue reading With due apology…
The Topic Today Is – Staycation, Vacation, or Excavation? What was the last holiday you took away from where you live? A weeks” trip abroad. Where did you go? Dubai. For you when is the best time to take a vacation [Holiday] as in which season, and why? All the time ! I love travelling provided I have creature comforts. Whatever the season , I … Continue reading Question Fun : Staycation, Vacation or Excavation?