Where ever I travel, the experience isn’t complete without a hike to a nearby hill. It makes me twice as happy. During my recent visit to UK, I was glad that Chinmai and Rashmi opened up an invite to hike the highest peak in Wales. It was a long weekend in May and I wasn’t […]Read more "Walking ‘The Sword’s Edge’ – Snowdonia"
Most of the treks I have been to requires decent level of planning if not for being extensive. But here is one trek that needs you to ONLY wake up from the bed to start with and head to the site. Thus making it a perfect half a day trek or a lazy man’s trek! […]Read more "Aandi Gundi Trek..perfect for a lazy day!"
Women can’t read maps and Men cant ask for directions.. I don’t know how far it is true. But what is true is our varied experience when asking for directions or giving someone directions. Hey Ms. ABC … Can I know how to head to MG Road from here? (Wait for her way to describe […]Read more "Toastmasters Project ACB: Entertaining Speaker 3 – How Indians give directions!!"
As the Mumbai suburban electric train made its 20-second, 6:32pm halt at a station, commuters swarmed out and into its 12 packed coaches. It’s a regular scene in and around India’s most populated metropolis. Having just managed to squeeze herself into a ladies’ compartment, 21-year-old call centre executive Roma Talreja tried to settle into a […]Read more "Toastmasters Project ACB: Entertaining Speaker 2 – Angels and others…"
Kodachadri has mesmerized thousands of trekkers. And surprisingly, even after 5 years of climbing hills, I hadnt ticked it off my list. It was a sense of desperation, and I had to start 2013 with a bang. Though I was advised Jan wasn’t the best times to trek, I went ahead with the plan. I wasn’t disappointed. How to […]Read more "Sunset, Sunrise and everything between – Oh Kodachadri!!!"
As we approached the 99.5 km mark, every ounce of energy we had, vaporized. It felt as if, the sun put a straw into our bodies .. right through our head and sucked all the Gatarode/ ORS/ Glucon D that we have been consuming over the last 32 hours. Those 32 hours, where our food […]Read more "Those 32 hours and a Pink Wig – The Oxfam Trailwalker Story"
Objectives: Entertain the audience by relating a personal experience. Organize an entertaining speech for maximum impact. Time Limit: 5 – 7 minutes Script : https://prayanika.wordpress.com/2013/02/07/oxfam2013/Read more "Toastmasters Project ACB: Entertaining Speaker 1 – Those 32 hours and a Pink Wig"