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Articles labelled ‘travel’

  • Songbird

    In the dead of a summer afternoon, hiking through a forest in the Deccan is an unnatural experience.
  • A Hippie in a Strait Jacket

    Airports and airplanes are the best places to try on different faces to masquerade your identity and experiment with your personality.
  • Village Vignettes: Happiness

    The secret to happiness, so intangible, and yet so familiar, remains too tantalisingly nebulous to encapsulate in words.
  • U-bends: Haridwar

    It was a row of circling flames along the riverbank at dusk, illuminating clouds of incense and chanting pilgrims. For a moment, the postcards came to life.
  • Alice in Wonderland

    Against the backdrop of history exists a town dripping with experimentation and modernity. Except this is not a town. This is Hauz Khas Village.
  • Village Vignettes: Opium for Dinner

    For most of us, opium usually paints a picture of the messy tangle of the narcotics trade, undercover dealings, and sometimes, a withered Chinese lady smoking a pipe.
  • U-bends: Rishikesh

    When the river rises, the platform is submerged and Shiva rides the current, swells of water lapping against his thighs.
  • Village Vignettes: An Officer’s Apathy

    He sat in a lazy slump in his rotating chair, complete with the mandatory towel that graces every government officer’s throne.
  • Lethargic in Lucknow

    The famed tehzeeb of the erstwhile Nawabs still clings to Lucknow's denizens like a burr.
  • Book Review: Hot Tea Across India

    Lapse of better judgement or otherwise, Rishad Saam Mehta's travel stories are a treat to read.
  • No Such Thing as First Class

    A few rules that might save you some time and money when you're flying, and ensure that you don’t miss the last five minutes of the in-flight movie.
  • Parvati Trails

    When the Himachali valley of Tosh parties, all the surrounding mountains party with it.

Testimonial Comics #16

By Nishant Jain