Category: Travel

Old Town White Coffee and Toast

A Cup of Joy

Last week I was in Jakarta for a short visit. Indonesia feels so much like India. Its multi cultural, loves coffee and food. I didn’t get much time to travel but got enough time to interact with Indonesians in Jakarta, their traffic, Internet startups, malls and food. I have some pictures from the...

Dharmekh Stupa

RTWA 6: Sarnath

Sarnath is one of the four holy places for Buddhists. This is where Gautama Buddha gave his first public lecture including Dhammacakkappavattana Sutta. Otherwise Sarnath also has one of pillars of Ashoka. Its broken and the Lion Capital of Ashoka is for display inside museum. Lion Capital is also the state emblem of...

RTWA 5: Varanasi

We left Allahabad after breakfast at Coffee House today. We covered the distance of around 130 KMs in about three hours. The road is two lane but without divider. There was quite a bit of traffic and people dive quite rash here. We took a single break to have great tea. We reached...