Blessed are you, the spirits of Cambodia!

Wat Svay Pope, Phnom Penh Cambodia has more in store to surprise me. This time  structures that I fell in love with are the eye-catching stupas inside the Buddhist pagodas. I was quite impressed to know what they are. A graveyard inside a place of worship?! During one of the trips to the provinces, anContinue reading “Blessed are you, the spirits of Cambodia!”

‘The robin is the one…’

They started singing from February  and have never stopped ever since! Am talking about the oriental magpie robins. They make my days, days of joy..singing incessantly. I have never come across such a musical treat from birds. They keep changing their tunes.They sit on the roof tops, my neighbour’s TV antenna, among the mango treeContinue reading “‘The robin is the one…’”

Saga Of A Curry-leaf Plant

Ye birds of the sky!! Thou do not soweth, but thou sure do reapeth! ‘O troupe of little vagrants of the trees! Sweet little villains, full of innocence!’ They fill my days with excitement and surprises! These little house sparrows! Getting accustomed to the new surroundings in Phnom Penh, seemingly dull and mundane in theContinue reading “Saga Of A Curry-leaf Plant”

Mount Chisor or Suryparvata

Mount Chisor was a package of surprises! It took us less than an hour to reach there from Phnom Penh. Standing at the foot of the hill, I was a little apprehensive when I heard  that 400 steps are waiting  ahead of us to reach the top! It was a tiring uphill climb, yet thereContinue reading “Mount Chisor or Suryparvata”