Category: English Posts

  • The China-Chennai-Ceylone Connection

    The China-Chennai-Ceylone Connection

    I managed to communicate with some of the local people there, who were standing around a road side tea shop. I had to play a dumb-charades game to make them understand that I am asking for the bus stand.

  • Tea, Tamil and Tourists

    Tea, Tamil and Tourists

    Though we were happy about the good start we got in SL, hunger started over riding the joy we had. I think, Kapu was not sure about a good place where we could have break fast. He took us around the Kandy town in search of a hotel. When we started seeing the same place […]

  • Hill Country welcomes you

    Drive from Negombo to Kandy is around two and a half hours. The road was too much of twists and turns from the start itself. Even in that early hours, we saw that there were heavily armed military officers patrolling in motor cycles. Also, they stopped another van which was going in front of us. […]

  • Longest day in Lanka starts

    Actual plan for Day1- Find the first bus to Colombo or Kandy and visit the Tooth Relic Temple. What happened there – To surprise me, one of my friend was also in the same plane in which I came. We met each other as we were walking to the Immigration counter in the airport. As […]

  • Surprise awaits me

    At airport, it was an all new process for me as I have never traveled abroad before. I had already collected some information from my friend Sankar on what are the procedures there. I tried my level best, not to show that I don’t know something (as always). There was a long queue for those […]

  • Awe-struck!

    Thanks to Mr.Santhosh George Kulangara for his episode on Kandy Tooth Relic Temple, in SriLanka. I believe it was more than 8 years ago, I saw that episode and which haunted me too long to visit SriLanka. Since last 4 years, I has been trying and tired but the trip was not materialized. This time, […]

  • How To Install Garmin XT on Nokia 5800

    Part of this article is found on the net and seemed interesting. May be useful for our fellow trekkers/riders. Courtesy: http://www.noktahhitam.com/how-to-install-garmin-xt-on-nokia-5800-symbian-s60-v3.html I recently bought a Nokia 5800 and asked if the shop keeper could install Garmin XT for me. Guess what? He wants to charge RM 80 (USD 20) for that! It turns out, it is […]

  • Makarajyothi- Controversy? No… pure ignorance

    Title should suffice what I am going to tell. No more talks 🙂 I am following the theory- “One picture can talk thousand words”. What more?!

  • Poll: Makarajyoti – A matter of controversy

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  • This is how we do at roads

    Goals To understand the distribution of people who drive vehicles in India To suggest readers on best practices To bring to notice that what dangerous practices we have and to realize it Future: To use this statistics along with suggestions for corrective actions that can be taken Specimen 63 persons who have a valid Indian […]