Take a Ride and Be Happy – Experiencing Happiness in Bhutan

In May, 2013 I spent a week traveling in Bhutan. My primary destination was the Taktsang Monastery outside Paro (posted here -¬†Insights at the Edge), after which I spent some time in the capital Thimpu. This is a post on some general observations that I made while in Thimpu. The dense fog on the high … Continue reading Take a Ride and Be Happy – Experiencing Happiness in Bhutan

From that midnight ‘tryst’ to the high noon – Indian democracy

The recent gangrape in Delhi and the government's response to the demonstrations in the city has been the most disappointing sight for me. Corruption, scams, policy screw ups... all that was fine with me. But stifling such a protest wasn't what I thought one would see in India at least (like shutting down metro stations … Continue reading From that midnight ‘tryst’ to the high noon – Indian democracy