Best way to spend the first weekend of the month – Part 1

I had an exciting first weekend of August ahead for me, which involved a trip to Manthralayam; primarily for the train journey, secondarily for the Tungabhadra river; and lastly for darshan at the famous Swami Raghavendra Temple . I was to take my favourite train 12163 Dadar Chennai Super express , from Dadar to Raichur ; on Friday…Read more Best way to spend the first weekend of the month – Part 1

A short and sweet visit to Chennai

Yet another trip to the South, barely two weeks since that memorable trip to Trichy. This time it was to Chennai, for the end-of-one-year ritual function of my late paternal grandfather (who had passed away last year in March).It was Friday the 7th of April. My father had already flown to Chennai on Wednesday night from…Read more A short and sweet visit to Chennai