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The Mythical Skandgiri Hills Midnight Trek!!!

January 4, 2014 Sam 0

A lot of people have been asking me about Skandagiri and a lot of “rumour” abounds online, apparently. This is my two-bit in an attempt to help all those aspirants! Some common myths of Skandagiri […]

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650 – Kawasaki Ninja

June 7, 2013 Sam 0

After a relatively normal khatti session, on the way back home, we take a small detour through the recently renovated airport road and bump into my brother’s new found friends:  super-bike enthusiasts. “Go ahead, give […]

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A Brief Respite

An Early Christmas at TAPMI – A Brief Respite

December 25, 2012 Sam 0

Date: 16th Dec 2012 Venue: TAPMI Cafeteria Event: Christmas Carols and Special Dinner Sometimes certain cards force your hand. End Semester Examinations and Term Break. A special evening, lots of enthusiasm. And all the students […]

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A Brief Respite: Deepavali 2012

November 30, 2012 Sam 0

Date: 13th November 2012 Venue: The Well Event: Diwali DJ Night Organizers: The Welfare Com Necessity is the mother of Invention, or so they say. Despite several constraints and restrictions in place, the ever enterprising […]

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A Brief Respite: Manipal never fails VIII

November 21, 2012 Sam 0

  Distance separates us, a strange distance. Blissfully unaware was I , of your existence; Miles apart, worlds apart; tables apart Wandering eyes and a hollow  heart.   There she sits, pretty and demure; Her […]

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A Brief Respite : Mangalore Dusshera

November 14, 2012 Sam 0

It was a gracious request from a dear friend. And as usual, I have never regretted accepting any invitation for travel. We were a motley group of 4; 2 girls and 2 boys and it […]

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A Brief Respite VI

October 31, 2012 Sam 0

Camera: Canon EOS 1000D Time of Day : 6: 50 pm Lens: 70-300mm Focal Length: 119 mm Exposure:  1/500 F Number :  f/4 ISO: 200 The breeze sweeping through our hair, The kind sunshine streaming […]

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A Brief Respite: TAPMI’s McClelland Hill

October 24, 2012 Sam 0

Camera: Canon EOS 1000D Time of Day :  5:50 pm Lens: 70-300mm Focal Length: 70 mm Exposure:  1/80 F Number :  f 6.63 ISO:400 The McClelland Hill. I am surprised after almost three batches have […]