A 4-post collection

An elephant, a drunken man and a cron job

It was a serene evening one summer day in 2010. Sony, Sherin, Nandu and I sat chit chatting in an estate in Munnar. A much needed rest after a long 5 hour drive from our startup office. A bottle of Old Monk rested on a makeshift table in the little hut. Tempting as it may, the bottle had to wait.

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A drive through New Zealand - Part 2

The South Island The Ferry, Picton & Nelson The ferry from Wellington to Picton in itself is an experience worth it. The journey was pleasant and relaxed with a picturesque view of the Cook Strait to entertain us, with plenty of photo-ops along the way. Three hours later we hit the shores of the South Island in the tiny town of Picton. Our second rental car, a Toyota Previa, was

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A drive through New Zealand - Part 1

New Zealand was always a dream destination for me and been in my bucket list for quite some time. So when a plan came up for it; it was an easy decision to say yes. The travelling party included my dear wife Sruthy and our friends Aravind, Manju, Rahul & Kalyani.

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02:15 am, National Highway 63, around 15 kilometers before Hubli… A Mahindra Bolero screeched to a stand-still on the other side of the road. As we got out of the vehicle, I could see 2 burly guys in white shirts holding something that looked like a hockey stick. My skin went pale and I could feel a cold chill pass through my spine. Scared to death, but the first

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