Category Archives: Travels

Home in Mumbai for Christmas 

Drove back from Vadodara yesterday evening with Padmaja who was visiting me in Vadodara. Long drive, but have become used to it now. The highway is fantastic and though traffic is heavy, the drive itself is smooth and if you know how you don’t have to weave in and out of the truck traffic. It… Read More »

Vacation in Delhi

Friday, April 8, 2011 We will travel to Delhi by the Mumbai Rajdhani and spend a full week there. My brother-in-law lives in Gurgaon and we will stay with him. The kids have never visited Delhi and I have big plans to show them around – Red Fort, Humayun’s Tomb, Rajpath, India Gate, Jantan Mantar,… Read More »

Visiting Delhi

I have a presentation to a high level Indian Army official tomorrow morning at New Delhi. I will catch the 7 am flight to Delhi along with Ravindra, a Senior Divisional Director at Rolta, Rathi & Satish both of whom are ex-army officers. The presentation should be over by lunch time and I will go… Read More »

Mumbai – The Mercedes and the Autorickshaw

I am in an autorickshaw heading to the International Airport to catch an Emirates Airlines flight to Dubai. On the Western Express Highway I noticed a mercedes bearing the Emirates logo beside my auto. I peeked in and saw a Lady and a Gentleman in uniform – presumably our pilots. I thought no more about… Read More »