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Sindoor Khela…. women camaraderie … where strangers become well-wishers ..

Part of Debi Boron/ Durga Boron is the popular and much loved ritual of ‘sindoor khela’ (Play with kumkum) at the end of Durga Puja. Post applying Durga and her consorts with sindoor, ladies apply it to each other and … Continue reading

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Durga Boron… till we meet again ..adieu ..

Durga Boron: One of the most-loved part of Durga Pujo, personally for me; bidding adieu to Durga with the promise that she will return again, to remind mere mortals like me that yes, it is possible to slay the demons within …  This is … Continue reading

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Cathedral of Florence ~ Brunelleschi’s best architectural delight

Florence; there is so much to see and experience in this city. If one was to pick up two main attractions, they would surely be Michelangelo’s David and the famous Cathedral of Florence, also popularly known as Brunelleschi’s Dome or Cattedrale di Santa Maria … Continue reading

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Michelangelo’s David ~The World’s Most Admired Male Nude

Yes, it has been a long hiatus, since I wrote here. What better way to begin writing, than by penning down my admiration for Michelangelo’s David at Florence. The man, I could not take my eyes off! No trip to Florence … Continue reading

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Sound of Music at Salzburg Austria

Most tourists /visitors to the city of Salzburg, get reminded of immensely popular 1965 Hollywood musical, The Sound of Music when they visit the city. The reason is obvious; the immensely popular musical, which continues to enthrall audiences even today, … Continue reading

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Vienna Coffee culture: Coffee along with Water

Vienna has a very distinctive coffee culture. Unlike anywhere else in the world, coffee is served along with a complimentary glass of water always in a typical Viennese coffee house. Some cafe’s even give a piece of chocolate along with the ordered … Continue reading

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Berlin Currywurst….yummm- Berlin Diary-1

There is so much to experience in Berlin, the capital of Germany. Apart from its very vibrant history, art-scene and shopping, it’s food is one of them. Food is a great way to know and experience a place you know, especially … Continue reading

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Blue Diamond in Praha

Praha or Prague as the capital and largest city of the Czech Republic is known as, among other things is famous for Bohemian hand-cut/ machine made crystal. Crystals of myriad hues are available. The ones that caught my eye were in wine-red, deep-sea … Continue reading

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Buchenwald, Germany…. where silence still speaks

I recently visited / walked thorough the Buchenwald concentration camp. People thought I was a little crazy and warped to want to visit a place which by no means, could bring any sense of joy to the heart. but, I wanted to … Continue reading

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Thai? Chinese? Japanese? Food options in Bangalore

In case you are in Bangalore and are looking for a place which can offer options of Thai, Chinese and Japanese all under one roof, in a graceful ambience, then ‘Zen’ at The Leela Palace is where you should head … Continue reading

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