Vivek Sekar

When once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been and there you will always long to return. — Leonardo da Vinci

Month: November, 2007

up up and away

In another 3 hours i will on the flight to Amsterdam, and the weekend will be in the Sin City of Europe. Different region, different people. How this trip comes out, you will come to know soon. adieu.

gray white and orange

It snowed in between (the last post and now) on some three odd days, and the city that was dull, dark and lifeless suddenly changed. The whiteness of the snow brought in some much needed life. The days seemed a bit more brighter than usual, and the city started off with the decorations for Christmas. […]

Parisien agony – II

Day II in Paris. ‘The Louvre museum will be open free to the public this Sunday, so you will have to go early to avoid big queues.’ – Bhaskar had advised us. But then, WE being WE. We woke up late as usual, got our bags packed for check out and headed straight to the […]

Parisien agony – I

This continuation from the previous post has taken a long time, thanks to some work at office (finally i have some work!) . As usual woke up late, just in time for the free breakfast. After gobbling down some bread, coffee and juice, we got back to getting ready for the day ahead. In no […]

Parisien agony

An awesome trip, A feeling of having seen some part of Paris, yet a complete emptiness of having seen so little of Paris that it quantifies to having seen nothing. We land at the airport at midnight, damn determined not to take a taxi to the hostel, referring every map of Paris we had. Train-metro, […]

streets, cobbled stones and cafe au lait

8 hours from now i will be on a flight to Paris. i have not planned anything for the trip, it will be a trip where we (me, saravanan and bhaskar) will be roaming around the streets of Paris and experience the city with very little of the tourist spots in the list. More like […]