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As a child I had seen an old movie in which the main couple sing a song in a garden and slide in a large shoe shaped slide. I thought how fascinating would it be to go up that shoe and slide down. All I knew was that this garden is in Bombay (now Mumbai).
When I came here, I enquired about this ’shoe’ garden. V promptly corrected me that it is called ‘Hanging Garden’. It is a landmark too.
Wow ! How wonderful to have a shoe slide in a hanging …
Glass house in Bangalore’s Lal Bagh garden is made in line of London’s Crystal Palace.
The glass house….
In Geneva, whether it is a park, swimming pool, or any other public place.. .. you can find many large sized chess boards painted on the ground and people engrossed in playing chess.
I have seen this in other countries as well but this is about Geneva.
I always wonder why can not we have such playful outlets in our country and more so what will happen if even we have some. How long we are going to enjoy them or maintain them. Your inputs ?
P.S.- I am traveling and away from …
Geneva, Switzerland, The World »
The other day I was helping my friend plan an itinerary of his honeymoon in Switzerland. He had some constraints such as no. of days, budget and also, he had a friend in Switzerland with whom he wanted to spend sometime on the only weekend available. So after discussing quite a few things we finalized the places to be seen and also the route.
While doing that I promised him to write some more posts on Switzerland. Though I’ll not to, but if you find an overdose of Europe here in …
Contd from.. ..
[We took a rickshaw for Jalianwala bagh. Golden temple is again at a walking distance from it.]
“The impossible men of India shall rise and liberate their Motherland”
Mahatma Gandhi, after the Amritsar Massacre.
I have seen many places with naked history buried in their hearts where human life has no value over barbarousness of some people. And every time I had become numb to realize how obnoxiously we treat other human beings.
One was in a museum in Sydney where
Amsterdam, Netherlands, Thirsty Thursday »
I had lost my digicam and was visibly upset. Then to my dismay, one weekend we got a chance to visit Keukenhof garden. I was still upset and didn’t want to go and was literally pulled by my colleagues.
And this garden made my day. I was completely awestruck by its beauty. There was a riot of colors around me.. the flowers were vibrant, the trees had so many different colored leaves. I had never imagined it to be so spectacular. Also, there was a film shooting going on for some …
Amsterdam, Featured, Netherlands »
Note:- All the pictures displayed here are from analogue camera, so quality of photos has suffered a lot.
Had heard about it and had seen it on screen. Remember Silsila ? “Dekha Ek Khwab to Ye Silsile Hue”. Yes, this is THE place. I always wanted to live the ecstasy and when I felt I had a chance, converted it in reality.
Public can not enter these fields. There is a railing along the pathway.
Lisse. It is an hour’s drive from Amsterdam city in the Netherlands. When I entered the garden I …