5 things my first trek taught me about life!

It was cold new year's eve night and we were about to go on a trek in Nagalapuram in Andhra Pradesh the next day. Little did I know that it will be one my most memorable experiences. I had trekked in Antaragange, Shivagange and Ramanagara hills when in high school and college. But I would [...]

By | March 17th, 2017|Categories: Travel|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments


Kambala, the Bull sport has raised many eyebrows in the past few days after People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) filed a petition under The Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, 1960. Without understanding the antiquity of this Sport as a tradition, one cannot draw conclusions and declare it to be a Sport [...]

By | February 14th, 2017|Categories: Society, Travel|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Pushpaka Vimaana: A word short to express my experience

The most common dreams of the people in this world are always related to flying. So my dreams are not different from the rest of the world, I want to fly and go beyond the universe. By then I got an opportunity to fly microlight aircraft. I booked the slot and waited for the day [...]

By | January 17th, 2017|Categories: Travel|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

ನಮಸ್ಕಾರ Barcelona!

It's been a month I came to Barcelona, a far away land from my city. I grew up in Bengalooru. The city which is called the Silicon Valley of India. I had a great childhood, my loved ones stay there in namma Bengalooru. Its been the longest time I have been away from home. There [...]

By | October 19th, 2016|Categories: kannadagottilla, Society, Travel|Tags: , , , , , |9 Comments

Kannada from a global perspective – An interview with polyglot Kiran Bhat

Kiran Bhat is an Indian-American cosmopolitan currently finishing up his first novel, We, of the Forsaken World.... Born and raised in Jonesboro, Georgia, he has spent formative time in Mysore, India, and he studied abroad for a year in Madrid, which inspired him to think globally. While he taught online, he travelled to 118 countries, [...]

By | September 27th, 2016|Categories: Society, Travel|Tags: , , , , |4 Comments

Haveri – A ramble

Haveri is a town right at the center of Karnataka. I come from Haveri and I was extremely, momentarily though, happy when people began this discussion that the capital city of Karnataka should be changed so that it is geographically equidistant from all parts. It is such a place that I had a difficulty explaining [...]

By | July 15th, 2016|Categories: Society, Travel|Tags: , |3 Comments


[This is a Six part series of my travelogue to Europe] EPISODE : 1/6 It was a holiday that a family which traveled rarely took. I scantly remember going to a family trip far away to 'Badri Kedara' when I was three years old. Other trips were to Tumkuru, Mysuru and Mangaluru.  Traveling was never a part of [...]

By | July 12th, 2016|Categories: Creative, Society, Travel|Tags: , , , , , , |6 Comments

From the world, To the world

Yet another day of giving reasons for being late to office. Traffic. Never an escape from it. Silk Board junction has become a night mare to me. Luckily I manage to grab a seat for myself. In this 1hour of crossing a single signal, there comes several thoughts, ideas, texts and calls. The best of [...]

By | July 10th, 2016|Categories: Society, Travel|Tags: , , , , , , , |1 Comment