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Posted by on Mar 3, 2012 in Features | 1 comment

On the Indian circus – its past, its present and where it is headed.

Forbes Life magazine(Jan – Mar 2012).

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The rain train – travelling through Kerala in the monsoon

Posted by on Jan 19, 2011 in Travel Writing | 0 comments

(14 hours and 600km in pouring rain – on spending a day in a train with the South West Monsoons on India’s west coast.)

(This piece appears in the Jan 2011 issue of India Today Travel Plus. There is no direct web link to the piece. This is a part of the special year-end edition – India, the all weather country. It has pieces on each state in India in one of the 4 seasons. This piece is about Kerala in the monsoon.).

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A day with the South West monsoon

Posted by on Nov 5, 2009 in Personal | 3 comments

(A variation of this piece was published in India Today Travel Plus. See here for that (edited, pruned) version – below is the original piece written right after the journey.)

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Konkan Railway – Off the road, but on track

Posted by on Jul 3, 2009 in Travel Writing | 0 comments

(On traveling by train down the beautiful Konkan Railway route from Bombay to Goa).
(This piece was published in Mint Lounge on 4 July 2009. Images: Apurva Bahadur(first image), Ketan Desai(second)).
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Train of thought 1 – Due north again

Posted by on Nov 5, 2007 in Personal | 3 comments

(This is the 2nd of a series of posts about this journey. Other episodes of this trip are here: numbers 0, 1, 2, 2.5, 3, 3.5, 4, 4.5, 4.75 .)

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