I SURVIVED A BLIZZARD IN THE MID-WEST
The time when I got stuck in a snowstorm but luckily survived.
The Missions of San Antonio: Summer of ’19
We are in the second half of the year and my summer was pretty busy with graduation, my grandparents visiting me, and me enjoying the awesome weather with a few trips that I have been lazy to write about. Toward the end of this summer I had the opportunity to visit San Antonio, Texas. I…
The West Coast Trip: Second leg
The first leg of the west coast trip ended in San Francisco having spanned the southern parts of California all the way to San Diego. This is where the second leg began, with two of my friends and a rented car. We had meticulously planned this trip to go through California, Nevada, Oregon, and all…
The West Coast Trip: First leg
The year 2018 was an eventful year for me, I achieved the goal that brought me to the US in the first place i.e. getting a master’s degree. I was able to travel to Florida in the summer, to New York and Wisconsin in the fall. The west coast that had eluded me for 2…
Weekend in Cedar Rapids and Iowa City
It was the last week of summer ’17 and I was looking forward to beginning my third semester at Iowa State University. As the entire summer was spent in exploring Iowa and Ames, with my trip to NYC an added bonus, the last weekend had to end with a trip as well. Three of my friends…
Spring Break: Random Roadtrip
The semester was taking a toll on us with midterms and project submissions. We had long ago decided that we needed to do something happening in our lives. So we had this cliched idea of a road trip. As the mid-sem week was about to end, we rented the cars worrying that they won’t be…
A day trip to Des Moines.
Finals week in December is where we have exams for our courses marking the end of the semester. It was over and we friends hung out at each others place for playing games having deep conversations and cooking food. We had good time and then as Christmas was round the corner some of them had…
Thanksgiving in Chicago.
Thanksgiving is the time when you are grateful for all the good things in life.I am very thankful for the week-long break that I got in the hectic life. Being in Ames, which is a small town makes you want to go out and explore. So for the break we 9 friends decided to do a…
The Short Trip.
When you come from a university which has one exam in a semester with no assignments and homework, the two months into the new system were overwhelming. Assignments, bookstore shifts, projects had bound me to the clock and homeworks ran the day. The midterm exam stress needed to be kicked out, a short trip was the…
Goa: Beyond Beaches
The semi-sleeper bus reached the vacant streets of Panaji market early in the morning on a chilly December morning. I got down to be surrounded by a number of rickshaw wallas and taxi drivers. Somehow managed to get out of the crowd and grabbed a pilot(a two wheeler taxi) to reach the base camp which…