Black lives matter…

I find interesting stuff when I look through my files. I just came on a column I wrote in 1992 which my then-editor called: ‘Prejudice and bigotry … Black lives matter… Deep reflection of our Society … Let’s change this together and create a world without the boundaries of race, sex, religion, color or nationality….

Emergency Request – Visa Interview

My visa Interview was scheduled for Sep 4 at 8:30 AM. This time too, just like my Biometrics interview, I had pre-booked a taxi, which came on time and we left for US Embassy (Mumbai) at 6:00 AM. Traffic was very light, so we reached embassy at around 8:15 AM (my residence is very far…

Explore Colorado – Perfect 5 Day Itinerary

Colorado always tops the list of our favorite places. If you love being in nature, Colorado is your place. Each time you go there, you will find something different. As I always say – “Colorado never disappoints”. Earlier we visited RMNP (Rocky Mountain National Park), which was actually our first road trip in USA. This…

Emergency Visa – Biometrics Interview

In previous post, my emergency visa request got approved and interviews were scheduled without any glitch. First interview was Biometrics which is for fingerprinting and capturing applicant’s photograph. These interviews are conducted at Visa Application Centers, also knows as VACs. My appointment was scheduled for 12:30 PM on 29th Aug. I knew it would be…

Emergency Visa For U.S. Travel – How It Works ?

Most important document to visit a country, other than passport, is Visa that basically determines traveler’s eligibility to enter in that country. With latest U.S. travel restrictions due to COVID, embassies in India are not processing new visa requests till December 31, 2020. Those without visa are now stuck in India and many families are…

Real Or Dream ?

Lying in my bed, woke up from last night’s sleep, ready to start my day, I slowly opened the eyes. There is hell lot of sun-light in the room, actually it’s quiet late (never been an early riser). Everything looks normal, except the fact that I am sweating profusely. May be just a nightmare (oh…

August Through My Lenses

One more down ! Four more to go. August was crucial month for me, as I was able to return to U.S. after spending nearly 5 months in India. This was the month, when things came back to normal, be it ease in lock-down or flights operations. I spent first week in Mumbai and rest…

Everything To Know About Seven Falls, Colorado

In continuation to our Colorado series, the day before we visited Garden of the Gods, we covered another famous attraction in Colorado Springs – Seven Falls. Seven Falls sounded promising when we first heard about it and it lived up to our expectations. It’s a privately owned attraction, opened to public since 1880, formed naturally…

10 Activities Of Home Quarantine

This Saturday, I completed my 14 days quarantine, that too with full honesty (even though there was no one to check on me). I have gone through it once before in India when I traveled from Delhi to Pune and have to follow 14 days compulsory home-quarantine . Both experiences were good but slightly different…

Happy Photography Day

I still remember the day, when I actually took interest in Photography. Before that, I had reputation of a bad photographer who simply clicks the button without thinking about the subject ( Lol ! they were not wrong ). Thus I used to be the last person in family, to be called for taking photos…