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What is common between Bangalore, Shanghai and York?
You would have heard of several food items named after cities. I had once carried out a post as well. Also you would have heard names of cities for plethora of stuff and quite common if you ask me. E.g Bedlam is a chaotic situation originated in England, named after the St Mary of Bethlehem Hospital, a Psychiatric Hospital. Or Calico is a type of cloth named after Calicut in Kerala.
Here is something that’s not so common, names of cities that are used …
Nighoj potholes (कुंड)
Located around 20 kms from Chincholi is a village called Nighoj.
No, we are not talking about this sleepy village in rural Maharashtra which comes alive only during Janamashtami festival when lakhs of devotees throng to witness a miracle, that of an earthen pot of water coming out of a well in the village. There is an interesting story attached to it which shall be told at a later date.
Instead, we are here to see another wonder of nature…. the potholes of Nighoj !
Have you seen …
Last Sunday we went to Juhu beach. Not because we like this place but for something unusual that has happened here recently.
Planning to enter our house ?
Well, what will you do when you wake up one morning, only to see a huge ship coming at your doorstep?
Yes, that’s what happened a few days back in Mumbai. An old unmanned ship called Wisdom on way to Gujarat from Colombo decided to
What happens when you ride the Moscow Mule ?
We all have seen people ride horses and some of us have first hand experience of having done so. On the other there are few people who have ridden an ass or for that matter a Mule. Have you ever ridden one ?
I did once.
You get such a kick, not just on the backside, but allover. And you get the best one by a three legged Mule.
But I am reasonably sure that Moscow Mule cannot be found in Moscow!
Ha Ha.. …
On going further up to Nathula Pass we come across these twin lakes just before the pass. They are very close to each other to be called twin lakes and when overflowing, water from upper lake travels to the lower one.
Two distinct colors.
Strangely the water in them is always of different colors. The upper lake has
Baarle, Czech, India, Netherlands, Prague, Wagah Border »
Looks like I have a fixation for bizarre burgs.
Recently I wrote about an unusual town called Baarle in Europe. And Prague was confusing in a different manner.
If you are new to this blog, I suggest you go through these posts. I assure you of great amusement.
In the quiet town of Derby in Vermont, US, there is the Derby Line dividing US and Canada. This is more of a straight line, in contrast to Baarle’s zigzagged ones, but passes through buildings and households.
So there are chances you may …
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia »
A short photo quiz this time.
I saw them in a market in Kuala Lumpur & wondered what they were. On a closer look, I appreciated the idea.
Now, it’s your turn to tell me what you think these are. Comment section is where you can make your imagination or guesses. I might moderate the comments for this post.
P.S.- Correct answer