Travel musings – Laitlum Canyon, Meghalaya

When we least expect it, life sets us a challenge to test our courage and our willingness to change; at such a moment, there is no point of pretending that nothing has happened or we are not yet ready.The challenge will not wait, life does not look back. A week is more than enough time…

Travel musings – Mawphlang sacred grove

Ready to be sacrificed! The sacred groves of Meghalaya have such stone formations (built by locals of course) to perform sacrifices to please the Gods and to maintain the purity of the groves.

Travel Haiku – Laitlum, Meghalaya

Watching me scold our kidsWith motherly rantsYou continued smiling In those torrential brawlsWhen I criedYou eventually smiled And now as I watch you dieBarely able to hold yourselfYou continue to smileLeaving me in oblivion Caption taken from my poem “Your Smile – I”

Travel musings – Meghalaya

Was lost in someone else’s world Wading through those dreary doldrums Yet you always held my hand Your heart never forgot my essence. Caption taken from my poem “11 years of love ordeal”

Travel musings – Cherrapunjee

Seldom I was looking for youAnd seldom did I think about youNever knew how you came to restIn my erratic thoughtsAnd random dreams. Taken from my poem “Unexpected” Seven sisters Falls in the background.