Travel essays


TharStruck was the first travel essay I wrote ever in my young adult life. I wrote it to be a submission for an international travel writing competition whose prize was an apprenticeship in the Balkans. I didn’t expect to win the prize, but I definitely wanted to send in my best. I wanted to create …

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Leave Application

            LEAVE APPLICATION Date: 1st October 2016 Subject: Submitting my leave application for a month-long backpacking trip to north-east India. The first time I officially applied for a leave from work was during my 2nd job. This was when I first encountered the social stigma surrounding the desire to take …

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Such was Kutch

B – “This is it. Stay on your toes, stay steady, stay focused. Our target is the upper-berth seat, and our aim is to score two for us. We are going to rush our way in, find ourselves two decent seats, and set our assets on them before anyone else does. This is the general …

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