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Paua sea shells from New Zealand
Before I could even blink, I realized this month is about to pass by in a jiffy. I have been off the internet most of this month and I know the blog is crying for my attention. A few things have happened, and I am trying to keep balance between the two worlds.
This is that time of the month when we talk about the souvenirs collected from all over the world. And this time I take you to New Zealand.
I had the first glimpse of …
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Before we realize, it’s yet another month and time for yet another souvenir from my treasure box !
This time I take you to New Zealand. We had gone to New Zealand on a vacation and Auckland was the first city in which we had landed. Since we wanted to explore the country without a fixed plan, we had booked a self-driven vehicle for the entire duration along with the air tickets. So when we came out of the airport at Auckland, the hired vehicle was waiting for us.
Before we even realize, it’s another month and time for another souvenir from my treasure box !
If you were to see souvenirs at my place, you’d find different cultures from different countries, showcased around in abundance, collected over past many many years. They vary in size, shape, color and texture. They speak of different stories and histories. And sometimes they remind me of the moment when they were bought !
For this month, what better than to show you something from Malaysia since I am sitting here in this …
Before I could even blink, I realized this month is about to pass by in a jiffy. I have been extremely busy with my travels, assignments, festivals and hordes of guests. At times I was travelling and my guests were waiting here in Mumbai. In fact they welcomed me home when I returned. Such was past one month or so. And it appears it is going to be the same till new year !
When you have guests and Indian festivals (especially Diwali) going hand in hand, wine bottles are the …
Again this is that time of the month when we talk about the souvenirs collected from all over the world and what better time to show you something from Spain, from where I returned only this week ?
Continuing with my souvenir series, today I have for you the little kid who ought to do it in the toilet but is found pee-ing in everybody’s plain view.
Manekken Pis, as he is famously known, is synonymous
Twelve years back I was living in Sydney. If you have some interest in sports, you would know that Sydney in Australia had hosted Olympic games that year. The whole country was exhilarated with excitement and so were we. One could smell and feel the Olympics in the air.
The shops, the malls, the streets, the buildings … all were decorated in festive mood and souvenirs were selling everywhere.
Everybody was looking forward to the games. When the time came for carrying the Olympic torch, we were fortunate to …