India is a diverse country. The diversity stretches in landscape from the highest mountains in the world to the backwaters of Kerala, in architecture from the tombs of Mughals to the gopurams of the Cholas, […]
Author: Karthik Raja
College Football Playoff Rankings
It is that time again; when the country starts to debate on one of the most important topics. Who should make it to the College Football Playoffs? The College Football Playoff (CFP) is an annual […]
Shenandoah – nature’s skyline and Luray – nature’s underground
U.S. National Parks are a gift to the people. From the bacteria that color the geysers in Yellowstone, to the alien-like trees that dot the landscape at Joshua Tree to the 14000 feet Rocky Mountains that soar over Denver to the 105 mile Skyline Drive that follows the crest of the Blue Ridge in Shenandoah, the national parks offer some of the most diverse landscapes in the world.
Pikes Peak Region and the Garden of the Gods. A must do day trip from Denver.
14,115 feet is the highest I’ve been in my life. Pikes Peak will be the highest I’ve been on Planet Earth and that is special. Our second stop for the day was The Garden of the Gods, a national natural landmark. Dinosaurs used to roam freely among the pillars of rock. Read all about it…
Three days in the Rocky Mountain National Park. Getting high with nature.
In 1915, the Rocky Mountain National Park (RMNP) was established. The park encompasses tens of mountains over 12000 ft, is home to hundreds of bird species and over 50 animals. There are three ecosystems within the park, and plant life thrives in all of them. The park is now one of the Top 5 most visited national parks in the US and is fun to through the year for different activities. There are plenty of benches to sit, reflect, and take your own personal oath to explore, learn and protect nature and everything that is around us. Getting high up in the Rocky Mountains is the most natural way to let go of all your worries, and see the earth for what it is. Beautiful.
Children are god: Anika turns 7
7 years ago, our world became brighter A child was born, Anika we called her. It seemed like a miracle, a heavenly gift Until I realized she is my god, a paradigm shift. What is […]
Kaala – though nothing really is just Black or White.
Rajni movies. They are a genre. It is a genre that has for decades catered to a very small but specific subset of the 1.2 billion Indians that live on this earth. Yet, the driving […]
Samsung S9+ – The Camera. Reimagined. 10 Use Cases to test the theory.
Every year, Samsung and Apple and now Google (Have you heard of the Pixel 2?) and probably every other company introduce their new phone with one common sales pitch. “It’s the best camera ever. It’s […]
Coorg – flush with lush coffee
My wife’s dad’s ancestral home is Coorg. Thus she is one part Coorg. If you ever meet anyone from Coorg, notice how proud they are of that fact. There is always a rarefied air about […]
A weekend trip to Milwaukee; with kids
Click to see all photos of Milwaukee Milwaukee, a city that you often don’t think of when you think of kids. After all, Milwaukee is famous for its breweries and Harley Davidson, neither particularly attractive […]