Tag Archives: Travel

The Barbaric Bear Vs. The Holy Cow

My regular readers will remember my close encounter of the bear kind a few months ago (See: https://jagahdilmein.wordpress.com/2017/07/11/the-perilous-polar-bear/). Now, I am a self-respecting big-game hunter, and being forced to run to save my life from a mere polar bear had been … Continue reading

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The Punctual Pilot

I woke up dazed, dizzy, and disoriented (or disorientated, if you prefer, which, by the way, IS a real word used in Britain for more than 400 years now. It is also used in Harry Potter, so cannot be wrong … Continue reading

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The Man With A Thousand Faces

They called him The Man With A Thousand Faces. Who he was, where he came from, why he did what he did, will forever remain unknown, hidden in the shadows, just like the man himself. But what is known is … Continue reading

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The Saviour and the Saved

Deep within the hustle and bustle of the noisy, vibrant, colourful, and crazy warrens of streets in Madrid lies an ocean of calm. The crowds stop mid-track, their chatter suddenly falls silent, and they forget all their troubles when they … Continue reading

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To Catch a Ship

Narrator’s Note: This is the last story from our ‘epic’ adventures in Norway. This series started on my blog on June 6th, the first day of our trip, and the original plan was to write the last story on June … Continue reading

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The Lady and the Soap

It was a serene and lovely day, and she’d decided to make full use of it by spending some time with herself in the Church grounds. The Church itself was almost empty today, it being a weekday, which was perfectly … Continue reading

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The Camera Thief (With a bicycle thrown in for the mandatory hat-tip)

The Indian couple going shutter-happy at the pretty little bridge on the raging river Had no idea of the calamitous chain of events that their innocuous photo-session was about to trigger They had eyes only for each other, and for … Continue reading

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A Reindeer for Santa!

The poor sleigh was feeling extremely lonely. On the verge of tears, it told Santa, “In winters, the reindeer strut about proudly with me tied to their backs, for it is me who gives them their identity. But come summers, … Continue reading

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The Renegade Bus

It was not a race for a million Norwegian Krones, or for a Championship Trophy like the Grand Prix. The stakes for this race were much higher. And things were about to get very, very hectic. When Ralph, the driver … Continue reading

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No Parking!

At first glance, the lovely Arctic town symbolized perfection Rambling streets, cute churches, musical hills, nothing required any correction Visitors to the town saw its beauty, and were awe-struck, their jaws open wide But what they did not realize was … Continue reading

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