Travel

Wonder and Awe of Modern Travel

Austria

Until just a few decades ago, most of humanity lived and died within a small area.  

After our hunter-gatherer ancestors learned to grow food and settled down, only the rare exception travelled further than 25 km. from his or her birthplace.

My great-grandfather was born in a small village.  His wife was from a nearby village.  They didn’t travel outside it at all.  

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Travel Thoughts & Life’s Purpose

Zurich to Innsbruck

We were on the superfast RailJet from Salzburg, Austria to Zurich, Switzerland.

A few minutes back, the train had stopped at Innsbruck, a skiing resort where James Bond movie “For Your Eyes Only” was shot.  

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Hellbrunn – A Palace For Fun

Water gardens at Hellbrunn Palace, Salzburg

All you read about these days is news of escalating strife, looming recession, and violation of human rights.

Our world has grown serious.  

We’ve forgotten how to have fun!

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Why Travel (Sometimes) Breaks My Heart

Via Sacra Arch

While touring Europe, I couldn’t help but feel a pang of regret… that India hasn’t developed as much.

When I drive or walk through Chennai, I understand a part of the reason why!

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When In Rome… (Just Photos)

Dr Mani travel

A trip to Rome, the ancient Italian city with a modern flavor, is both a journey down time and an experience of bustling urban living.

There’s fashion and flavor (yummy pizza and delightful gelato). And there’s history and art (museums and galleries replete with paintings and sculpture).

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