Author: Lycanlover

The Chronicles of a #Ship #Cemetery

If there’s one lesson Disney’s ‘The Lion King’ (The original 1994 version not the remake) taught me, it is that Life goes on. Mostly in a circle. Hence, ‘The Circle of Life’. You get the picture. We are born, we live (at least we try to) the best way we know how and alas, inevitably we die.

A heavy Anchor covered in Barnacles
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London before Lockdown

The year was 2019. Most of us had never even heard of Covid. Face masks and social distancing were definitely not a thing. On one particular fateful and cold November morning, I was lucky enough to be able to visit the city of London for the very first time.

An Iconic Red Double Decker bus in London
An Iconic Red Double Decker bus in London
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An Open Letter (Part I) to our grand children from Generation Y

Dearest Grandchildren,
I am composing this letter on behalf of my generation, widely known as the Millennial generation to document the series of rather grim events that unfolded at the start of the year. I will continue the next part of this letter at after a year in a much more positive tone, I hope.

Light amidst the Darkness
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A New Year in Nepal

We never truly know what the future has in store for us. However by diving into the past & reminiscing from our previous experiences, by analyzing patterns & processes and having a sense of awareness in our present; we can to an extent compute a rough estimate of the set of possible outcomes that could occur. We can Guess.

Machapuchare : The Fishtail Mountain from the Annapurna Himalayan Range
Machapuchare : The Fishtail Mountain from the Annapurna Himalayan Range


It was a cool December night…

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Kayaking in Kuwait

“Salt is the cure for anything; be it Sweat, Tears or the Sea. ” – Isak Dinesen (Karen Blixen)

Kayak

 

 

A while back,  I was blessed with the opportunity to go Kayaking in Kuwait. It  was a really fun yet humbling experience.

The temperature must have been around a scorching 45°C (113 °F) , as is the norm for a Kuwaiti Summer.
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Spring near Sumeria

Spring is the most beautiful time of the year. It’s that time when the sun is shining, the birding are singing and the flowers are blooming. It brings forth the renewal of life from the harsh cold winter; right before Summer and all those ‘Suns out, Guns out’ posts that plague social media outlets.

Cafe DeGool

Geometric art

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Hampi Orion Night sky

Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds

“To Infinity and Beyond ! “-Buzz Lightyear , Toy Story

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Night sky at the Ruins of Hampi  –  Photo credits : Zai Khan

This amazing shot of Orion’s belt in the night sky at the Ruins of Hampi, India had me totally astounded at the very first glance.  
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