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Asia » India » Kerala » Thrissur November 11th 2015

Bursting crackers was my passion from childhood. On festival seasons, I focused more on crackers. Once, on television watched the live telecast of Thrissur Pooram. From that day onwards I crazed for crackers more and more and insisted my parents for a trip to Thrissur at the time of Pooram. Once I happened to read the news that a travel agency of Cochin had organized cultural programmes in Thrissur at the time of Pooram, on behalf of their charity works. Luckily, I was able to prove my talent in mimicry on many stages at the time of school youth festivals and I was doing 9th standard. I had also applied for a chance. I was also called for; they screened me and selected. The manager of the travel agency had a perfect plan for the launch ... read more

Asia » India » Kerala » Thrissur November 29th 2014

Leaving Gokarna all the trains to Thrissur, where Anu lives, were fully booked. I was facing 12 hours on a train in fucking general class, which is basically a wooden seat you share with two other people. I was dreading the journey and planning to brake the rules and just sit on the floor in sleeper. Luckily at the station I got talking to an Indian man, who was also making the same journey as me, with the same ticket. Basically if you buy general class ticket and then go in sleeper you can get an upgrade and it'll be cheaper than buying a sleeper ticket to start with. What the fuck! Having misunderstood Anu when she told me where she lives, I was initially getting the train to Kochi, which is two hours past where ... read more




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