Thursday, September 5, 2013

My Experience with Renewal of Passport at Coimbatore.

The time came for renewal of my passport. The time flew so fast as 10 years was already over. Finally thought of renewing the passport and applied online. I could apply online faster but i could not get the time slot for appointment. Nowadays people are lucky enough to get appointments since they made the upfront fee as mandatory.Since i could not get the appointment i thought let me apply the passport in tatkal so that things go smooth. Finally applied for tatkal and took all my documents. Seems they require some affidavit that i was residing in this place for so long. Somehow manage to get it from some person around there. It was really a hectic sunny day waited in a long queue and that took me around 2 hours to go inside the passport Seva. The first person who verified all my certificates, Ration card, Licenses etc told me that my License was not listing in the website and the Updated address in Ration card was not found and also looked into my afidavit and told that my Wife's name has some mistake. He asked me to correct it and get it back. 

It was like hell to get into some government office and get the address updated. I went to RTO office and got my License address updated, but they told that this will not reflect immediately and might not even get updated in the centralized DB. Hmmm.. So i just went to the Ration Card office and told that Passport person are asking to update the details in the Ration Card Online. Luckily seems one lady took my Ration card and gave all the details i have requested for. Still she could not be able to type the complete address and asked me to inform the passport officials that there is no space. It was already 3 days of hectic roaming around the government office.

On the 4th day i took all the records and went back and told that now ration card address is updated. She just looked that and made a file with all my records and asked me to wait inside. I waited for around a hour some person called my number and i went inside.They took my photograph and verified all my details and took scanned copies of all my documents and ask me to pay the money for tatkal and he asked me to wait inside. Then i waited for my turn. Another lady from Government asked me to come to her desk and ask me to provide all the documents again. She has verified and asked me to wait again. Then the Passport Officer called me and verified the document and asked whether i have traveled outside before a year. i said no. they verified my signature with the old passport and said you need to put the same sign here. i tried and tired but could not get the exact signature which i was putting before 10 years.  Fortunately the passport officer said he is fine with one signature and asked me to leave and told that the passport will be couriered to the address.Since it was hectic summer i was sweating too much and drenched in sweat. Somehow reached home around 3pm.

Next day postman came to my address and gave the passport i was really happy to get it renewed so fast and quick. Around Mid November i left back to Chennai Joined Bally and things were going on smooth. Around mid of February i got a call from Police, who came and visited my place to come and show all the originals the next day. I somehow managed to get a bus to Coimbatore. Visited the Police Station around 9:30 am. Already lot of persons are waiting for the same. Inspector called me inside after a hour and asked me whether i was staying in Chennai. I said i was there in Chennai from Jan 2008 and stayed till Jul 2012. He said he is fine and asked me to leave back. I thought things were smooth but unfortunately not. I got a call from my parents after 4 months that they got a letter from Passport. The letter states i was staying in Chennai from Jan 2008 and they have asked me to give explanation on that.

I went to the Passport Seva and they told to go to regional passport office. I went there waiting for quite long and got my token for inquiry. i waited for around 3 hours and the passport officer called me inside and asked me for explanation. i said i were not aware that i need to provide the complete addresses on where i was staying for past one year. He has shown me the disclaimer on where i have signed stating that i have not missed any information and he said you will be fined for this. i don't have an option and said yes. he gave me a application to fill up the old address and i filled it and gave it to him. After looking into that he asked me to surrender my passport and will get it after the inquiry of the Old address is over. I said fine, gave back the passport and i left the place.

Next week i got another letter to pay a fine of Rs. 5000 for suppression of information. I took the letter again to them and i don't have a choice i need to pay it off. I waited for around 4 hours and another passport officer asked me whether you are ready to pay. i said yes. He asked me to wait near the counter. A lady came and took 5000 from me and gave me a receipt. That moment i seriously doesn't know when i will be getting the passport back.

Two days after i paid the fine, Police person from Chennai called me and inquired me.  Finally all things were over and i was waiting for my passport to be back at my kitty. After one and half months of waiting i finally got my passport back.Seriously now i had a great relief.

Things that are must while Renewal of passport.
1. Provide all the address you have spent at-least for 2 years.
2. If you happen to provide only one address, try to tell the police you are staying in the same place for years.
3. In case if you are applying for tatkal and you are leaving India. Make sure you inform the police station with all the details before you leave.

Else you will surely be fined or if you cannot you will be imprisoned at least for a year. So beware.

Hope this blog will help someone who miss these :)

Nice to write a blog after quite long time.

Monday, August 15, 2011

Trip to Munnar (Trek between Silent Valley - Meesapulimala–Kolukkumalai)

It is a hectic time and also became very lazy these days. Still I find time to pin this Blog because this is my first longest trek in whole of my life till date. One day I called up Murali and told him it is high time we need to have a break to office and other stuffs around us for at least two or three days. it struck our minds why not we make a trip during three days holidays during the independence day (a long week end) to make ourselves away from the regular routine work. There exactly the plan for going to Munnar began. Lee gave lot of options and only this plan it worked out. We formed the Gang (Murali, Kumar, Padbhanabhan, Lokesh, Suresh and Me). We were planning to reach Munnar. Finally we decided that I’ll leave to Bangalore and from there we can get a train to Coimbatore and from Coimbatore we can book a Taxi and Leave. Murali a week before the trip begins he called me and told me that we need to be there in the Hotel Before 7 pm so that it is better. So we had a change in plan that I’ll come to coimbatore directly and all others guys from bangalore join me at coimbatore. and the same plan from coimbatore continues. So I got into the Bus by 9:00 pm from chennai and all others started from bangalore by 10:45 pm. I heard from Murali that the baggage that kumar was taking is so so heavy and he is late for the bus. and lunckly he got an auto and he got into the bus.

Day 1 :

Around 7:30 am I reached coimbatore. Before that itself all these guys reached coimbatore. I called them up they asked me to come to the new bus stand. I really don’t know where the new bus stand is. I some how finds the bus which goes to new bus stand from gandhipuram. I told these guys to come to gandhipuram since the cab can start from there. but they insisted me to come there. I went to the new bus stand which was actually known to me but I don’t know that is the new bus stand. I reached there I could see kumar taking lot of photos around the busstand. We started from the new bus stand by 8 am in a bus and reached gandhipuram. We called the Cab guy which we have booked already and he came to pick up. we had a Nice breakfast at Gowri Shankar Hotel in Crosscut Road. I feel everyone enjoyed the breakfast.

We got into the cab and started the trip to Munnar from coimbatore. We stopped in lot of places where we have filled our bags with snacks and we hit the road from Coimbatore-Pollachi-Udumulpet-Munnar. The Udumulpet to Munnar road is very scenic. A drive from Udumalpet to Munnar gives one unforgettable views of the Western Ghats. Chinnar is 25 km from Udumalpet and is there is Indra Gandhi wildlife sanctuary. Chinnar is also the border between Tamil Nadu and Kerala. As you cross the Tamil Nadu border and enter Kerala, you can see a distinct change in the vegetation. While the Tamil Nadu areas have vegetation dominated by shrubs and thorny trees, the vegetation in Kerala is lush green with tall trees. Marayur is 20 km from Chinnar. As we drive past Marayur towards Munnar, you can see the glimpse of Huge mountains around us. We enjoyed the heavy drive. We could not able to find the hotel there. we called up the person who is organizing and we found the place. we reached the Hotel in Munnar which is Name as “ML Munnar”. The climate was awesome when we reached the place. it is drizzling and we enjoyed the climate. We got out of the cab and went into the Rooms. The Rooms were pretty decent.  when we went to room and settled the time is almost 3:00 pm. we called up that hotel guy and ordered the food for lunch to the room itlsef. we had heavy food with Parota, Chicken Kuruma and Chicken Birayani. The food which we tool was awesome and we had a nice feast. After having food we started playing cards in one room. We enjoyed that. The Organizer which Murali booked was KALYPSO ADVENTURES. Those guys came to our room and  explained the whole trek and other things about the trek and ask us to get ready by 7 am on the next day.

At 7:30 pm we were planning to have a good dinner. we just put on our jerkins and started going out in search of a good hotel. We could not find anything better we went into some hotel and we had a good Food. all these food are cooked with coconut oil and hence I could feel the difference. We started our sleep by 10:00 pm. Till that time we were enjoying a lot ‘cause of the Climate. I forgot the Hectic humidity weather which I used to have back home in Chennai.

Day 2:

Everyone of us was so energetic, we woke up very early and got ready fast and were waiting for the Jeep. The jeep came we just vacated the place where we were staying and took all our luggage's in jeep. The jeep started to Silent Valley in a the stony jeep track which is 20Km from Munnar where we have started our trek. On the way we had Poori for Breakfast and had Chai. The tea tasted so good. The best point is I was not so used to drink tea. We started again to Silent Valley. We reached the Silent valley around 9:30 am. The drive which we went was awesome and still I felt as if I wanted to drive that jeep. We got down and took only the things which we carry. We had to take only the minimum required luggage for Day 2 and the rest would be transported to the Day 2 camp site by the same jeep. Also we had leech Socks which is used to avoid leech. We started our trek. Vishnu, Dinesh and Muthu (the guide from Forest department) were Accompanying us in whole of the trip.

We starting the trek from an altitude of 1500 m gradually ascending to over 2600m, passing through sholas (high altitude rain forests) and grasslands which are typical to the higher areas of the Western Ghats . The area also has wildlife – notably elephants, sambar, sloth bear and the Nilgiri thar - the latter being endemic and endangered. After a small snacks we continued our trek through the undulating mountain grasslands and ascend Meeshapulimala - the second highest peak in the Western Ghats. The trek passed through sholas, grasslands and mountain streams which criss-cross the area. Soon you reach above cloud level and the place would offer a bird's eye view of Munnar and surroundings. we reach the top of MeeshaPulimala,  we relaxed for a short while and enjoy the panoramic views. After having a light Lunch of bread Sandwich we started again. The last climb up the Meesapulimala is a tough one, but once you are on top of the hill, all the difficulties will be forgotten. It is amazing to be on top of the world and one step away from the clouds! Meesapulimala is arguably the 2nd tallest peak in South India. we would start our descend from the other side of the peak. The descend is a bit steep. You found elephant dung during our descend. After about 40 minutes steep decend, we get inside a shola forest. The place is nothing short of a wild garden and plants of different colors, shape and sizes.

From the place We can see the world’s highest tea estate Kolukkumalai in the undulating hills below. All persons mind filled with Happiness when we see the estate and few houses while getting down. We heard from Guides that we are at Kolukkumalai. We are completely surrounded by tea estates on all sides. These tea estates are said to be the highest in the world at 2175m. If the sky is clear, the green carpet offered a magnificent landscape. We had a view of Kolukkumalai Tea Factory which is built by the british person and still the same process maintains there. One person explains the whole process of making tea from tea leaves. Got out of the factory we got few tea packets and had a nice green tea and Hit back in a bumpy road to Anaerangal Camp. All are heavily tired of trek around 16km In mountain and also the bad part is leech bite Murali’s Legs and blood was coming out for quite a long time. he would have lost quite a good “ml” of blood wasted. The camp was awesome to stay and we enjoyed our stay. We had camp fire and Food Made ready and we made fun and we enjoyed the food and hit the bed for next day Trek.

Day 3:

Covered by hills on all sides and far away from the civilization, it was a nice chilled out morning and another good meal to start the day - a mix of traditional mallu breakfast, fruits and bread. There are some things that money cant buy!!!. I and Murali didn’t go for next day trek, all others went for a small trek for around 4 hours and came back. We started packing our things and hit back to Munnar in a jeep. By about 11.30, we made it to the lake, which was again beautiful, like any other place in Munnar :) . We had our Lunch and  Our jeep was ready by this time and we headed back.The Ride was at most enjoyable with full of tea estate. Reached down to Munnar by 2:00 pm. Murali, Lokesh and Suresh had a Body Massage and came to bus stop by 4:00pm. I was very hard to get a bus to Coimbatore or to Bangalore since we have not booked. Finally we managed to Book a Cab to Coimbatore. .I was too tired ‘cause I was sick. We reached Pollachi and had nice Dinner and started to Coimbatore. We reached Coimbatore by 11:00 pm. We booked a Hotel for Murali and Guys and I started back to Home. When I reached home it was around 11:30 pm. I heard from sister that her kid Sarvesh is Still awake to meet me. Played with him for sometime and went to Sleep. Murali and Others Started to Bangalore by 8:00 am Train on the next day.

The trip was one of the memorable trip in my life.

The Trek Highlights :
Meesapulimala the second highest peak (2635 m) in South India
Highest grown tea in the world – Kolukkumala
Trek through villages of hill tribes
Beautiful view of Munnar and it’s Climate
A variety of plantations, vegetable and fruit farms

Hopefully will write my Next blog soon….



Monday, August 8, 2011

A Trip to Bangalore and Mysore.

It is quite a long time i pinned my blog. Let me take some time out to write this blog which was a trip to Bangalore and Mysore from Chennai. I was very much excited to see the old friends whom i have met them quite a long back. The main intention of this trip is to meet Samuel and see his new Born Kid. Planning is always lagging in all the trips i went. even this trip is not an exception.

We started our trip from Chennai to Bangalore in sadapthi. This is the first time I'm traveling to Bangalore in Sadapthi. I started a bit late and rushed to central station to pick up the train in 2B. I found that Subbu and others had already been there two hours before to station. it is quite a long time i traveled in Local train to central, i enjoyed the way from Thiruvanmayur to Part Station in Foot Board :) in Local train. I reached the station and went directly to central.
The train started by 5:30pm The seats which we have booked are not in order, but stanley and others somehow managed to make way to get the seats nearer except for Hacker Karthik. Subbu somehow talked and put mokkai with a person who is an MD in some company and managed to get his seat to Hacker. He might have put so much mokkai, might be planning to get a project to Hexaware from his company :). Finally we all settled down in our seats. I could find mostly all the persons in the train had a laptop in their lap and working. The only persons who made so much noise in the whole train is our group. The Food which was given in train is better. Somehow we put lot of mokkai and Fun to eat away the time and we finally reached Bangalore by 10:30 pm. I heard from friend Kumar that it is raining heavily there, But when we reached the station we found that the rain have stopped.

Karthik has booked the Hotel very near to Railway station, It was quite good and Bit cheaper when compared to lot more hotels. We reached the Hotel by 11:00 pm and we started talking the whole old gold stories in the room. we finally got Settled down in the room. We talked so much that we planned to sleep only my morning 5 am. stanley and Others managed to Get the Cab booked by 5 am when they went to have tea outside. I heard from stanley that the cab will come by 7 am and we will start by 7:30 am. But i could realize that even after 8:30 all the persons are sleeping. Somehow everyone managed to wake up and got ready by 9:30 am and went down. we started waiting for one more person for quite a long long time and he came by 10:00 am and we started to Samuel's place. We didn't had our breakfast. we were planning to have breakfast with Sam somewhere near his place. The traffic in Bangalore was so heavy that it took around 45 minutes to reach Sam's place which is around 4 Km from Majestic. We somehow found Sam's place. i would have called him at least 5 times to know the place. Sam was waiting in balcony and waiving hands at us like a politician. It was quite a happy moment that i have seen sam might be after an year or so .. after his marriage. We had a chat with Samuel and his wife and had tea and snacks and we said bye to him and head to Mysore in the Cab. We started from sam's place by 11:30 am. Everyone was so hungry since we didn't have the breakfast. We stopped in Some Sagar Hotel and Had a Heavy Breakfast and started the cab by 12:00 pm. I could hear from the driver that this time we should have been in Mysore to see most of the things, But we were still in bangalore. We somehow managed to Hit Bangalore Mysore road with quite a decent speed and we stopped in some hotel to have lunch. The lunch was not so good but still the price was heavy. After lunch we started again in cab. On the way we have played anthakshari and Guess the Person game. Some how managed to reach Mysore by 2:00 pm.We reached Mysore Place.

Mysore Palace or the Maharajah's Palace located in the heart of the Mysore city, is the most attractive monument in Mysore. The original palace built of wood, got burnt down in 1897 and was rebuilt by Wodeyar Raja in 1912. Designed in Indo-Saracenic style by the some British architect the palace is a treasure house of exquisite carvings and works of art from all over the world.

The three storeyed building has a series of square towers with arches covered by domes. There is big open space in the front and the open courtyard in the center is covered by a gold-plated dome.The entry to the palace is through the Doll's Pavilion, a gallery of Indian and European sculpture and ceremonial objects. Halfway along is the elephant gate, which is the main entrance to the centre of the palace. The gate is decorated with floriated designs, and bears the Mysore royal symbol of a double headed eagle which is the Symbol of Karnataka Now. Inside there is an enclosed courtyard. To the north of the gate are dolls, dating from the earlier nineteenth century, a wooden carriage kept on top of the elephants to carry royalty decorated with 84 kilogram of 24 carat gold and other precious metals. It also have a golder flag in top of the doom weighed around 14 Kilograms of Pure Gold.

Then, the magnificent Kalyana Mantapam has a centre octagonal ceiling, covered by multi coloured glass arranged in geometrical patterns and beautiful chandeliers. Tall, slender cast iron pillars from Glasgow, Scotland are arranged in groups of three. The floor is laid with glittering glazed tiles imported from England, The walls which lead to the Mandapa are lined with oil paintings depicting Dusshera celebrations and the paintings of Kings, Queens and their Children. On the second floor, the Durbar Hall has an ornate ceiling, a shining floor with many sculpture and pillars which are said to have been painted with gold. The wall is painted with 8 avathars of Goddess Shakthi, Scenes from Ramayana and Mahabharata and an original painting of the painter Ravi Verma are kept here.In the same floor to there is a hall for private audience that has beautifully carved doors at the entrance with great art work. The hall has beautiful stained glass ceiling, supported by bow shaped beams and bars. The palace is illuminated with Bulbs on Saturday and Sunday nights, and during the festive season of Dussera.The palace now under the supervision of the Archaeology Department of the Karnataka Government.Heard that ancestor of the Wodeyar rulers continues to reside here.


Not for long though, as we had one last stop before heading back to Bangalore; Brindavan Gardens. We started from Mysore palace by 5:30pm.The sun was setting as we approached the Gardens.At Night By the time we reached the gardens, it was dark and we were just in time for the show. Brindavan Gardens is a man-made garden at the base of a giant dam. Luckily at night the dam fades into the darkness, and your attention is focused on the many multi-colored fountains and well-lit flowerbeds.The Musical Fountain! A multi-patterned fountain, complete with every color and the latest Old Bollywood hits :), all synced together in to one fantastic show!.Just as the show finished, I managed to find the group, where we jumped into the stream of people that worked their way back through the gardens, like a school of fish, trying their hardest to make it to the front and first to the parking lot.It was an unforgettable experience in many ways.After finding our driver and the cab, we loaded into the cab one last time and started on our journey back to Bangalore.It was a day filled with action-packed tourist attraction sight-seeing and fun!!. The Drive was so hectic that on getting down from the cab we felt as if we were at the midst of death and came back alive :) hahaha.

The Second day went very fast, Woke up very late and got ready. Others went to roam around Bangalore malls and I went to visit my friend Rajukumar's Home. Had a nice lunch and Nice dinner. Roamed with Raju in his car and Head back to Majestic in Bus. Reached the hotel exactly at 10:00 pm and Rushed to Bangalore Station to get the train to Chennai. Even we could not able to get all the seats near and we managed to Sleep in train and reached to Central station. Nice Trip and Nice Enjoyment after a quite long long time. Planning to GO to Munnar, Kerala This weekend. Hope I'll pen those moments :). Enjoyed writing this blog after long time :)... Back in Chennai.... At Office :(

Thursday, July 28, 2011

No Time to Write Post :(

Have Lot to Write but doesn't get time to script those :(

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

A Diwali Celebration at ML Chennai

One mail came on 9th October stating three Events that are going to be held on 14th Oct. Actually we didn't read the mail properly. Me, Vijey and Divya made up the teams for 3 events and send it immediately. I hope that the first entries for all of the events will be from our Team. The Events that are conducted are Rangoli Competition, Treasure Hunt and Quick Gun Contest.

After the enrollment for Rangoli competition Divya and others started planning for Rangoli. The Main Person in this event is Sudhakar a Drawer sorry i mean a Painter. Divya and Kayal were behind him in giving photos and other pix to draw in a chart. After he drew a Big Diya, Divya came up with a better diya and asked him to rub the whole stuff and redrew it again. Hmmm... Hopefully Sudhakar has not frustrated and he rubbed all the things he drew and again drew the new Diya and Other pix which came out very well. Hmmm Sudha gave training to all others for putting the powder around the Photos. The Other Team mates are Vijey and Ayyappan... I think both never had experience in putting rangoli... He he... But they also gave up a good try.

In the same day of the Event (i.e) 14th Oct, Me, Sudhakar, Vijey, Ganesh and Kayal started very early. I came to Guindy station and waited for at least 45 min in hot sun. After 30 Min sudhakar called me and told Ganesh and vijey has not started, so I’m starting in a couple of minutes in his Bike. After 20 Min he called and told that his Bike got punctured and he is standing near Ashoklayland and he asked me come and we can go by Auto. so i started to walk, again he called me and told that it was a prank and they all are standing near the normal pickup place near Guindy Station.

We all 4 started to a Shop in vadapalani where i we can get the dresses for the Quick Gun Contest. Kayal went before us and she started searching the ugliest costumes for four of us. We could able to find a similar Quickgun Constume for Me and Vijey. A Porter Costume for Sudhkar and we searched lot of other consumes for Ganesh, but could not get any. Finally we got a clown costume for Ganesh. We felt it really fits Ganesh :)... Kayal got her own arrangements for Fish Seller costume. After getting all we started back to our Office.

We didn’t work for the Whole day :) ... First the Rangoli Event started and Our Team made a great effort to do their Best... But could not able to get prize because of some reason ... He he he .. It happens all times... Just give a try and Wait for the next turn to get much more better... But really all did a very great Job in that.

The second event started Named “Treasure Hunt" which is not actually a treasure But a small Box with chocolates... We 10 Guys (Me, Vijey, Sudhakar, Ganesh, Ayyappan, Kayal, Divya, sudha, Siva and Srijesh) ... We all gave our try to get the treasure but in vain... the third clue of ours was missing... This was also a great try and we did our best in this...

The Last even is Quick Gun in which Me, Ganesh, Sudhakar, Vijey and Kayal were participating. I and Vijey were in the consume of Quick Gun Murugan which was quite good ... Sudhakar as Porter ... Ganesh as Clown... Kayal as Fish Seller But badly all guys came out even giving a better performance and lack of support since our group is very small... Kayal got the Best Dressed Female and got an Expired Coupon... he he he....

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Overall we guys made Fun and had a Great Fun... Hope to give better participation in Next event....

Sunday, September 13, 2009

A Trip to Gods Home – Kerala (Palakad)

             The plan for this trip started way back … before 3 weeks… actual plan was to go for a marriage of a girl working in ISG Hexaware. Normally we go for a marriage, but we wont attend the marriage instead roam around the places we went and enjoy and come back… I feel the only exception is subbu’s marriage in which everyone went in whole Team(ISG). Normally i used to plan for trip in the team .. this time subbu took the initiative… and a long mail chain went between lot of persons and finally subbu was in a stage to drop the trip and somehow the plan again started and worked out… Somehow subbu booked the tickets for going from Chennai to Coimbatore and return ticket from Coimbatore to Chennai… Till the last minute we are not sure we will go for the trip… Finally somehow the plan worked out… the Special thing SAM was on the trip around India for whole of the week… he he he this time to kerala….

I came back to room from office by 8pm.. and had a great dinner and started to board the train… The other guys enjoyed a party with cockroach which seems SAM has given… We all met in the station by 11:00pm… All had food and started to board the train… meanwhile subbu asked to get 3 packs of card which is probably  the permutation for 9 persons… There after we got the card we had a great fun with subbu making him tensed by telling we got only 2 pairs of card… The Fun continued and we land up in the train in 1st Platform.. We boarded the train and start putting mokkai.. the train left the station by 12:00 pm… we were making fun of each other and started playing cards for sometime… Some person in the group is really fond of sleeping, which made the whole group to go for sleep. We all slept by 1:30pm… In morning the train reached by 9:00am… we got down, started for the Gandhipuram bus stop. Reached the bus stop had a very heavy breakfast in Gowri Shankar which is one the best in Coimbatore. Had food and started back to palakad by 11:00 am . we boarded the bus and reached palakad by 1:00 pm…

we started searching for a room and we food one good place to stay and we all went to the room refreshed and started back to find the rent details for Car and to leave to some place nearby… with lot of possibilities everyone is telling one plan… even the Travel person got tensed and told that at least one should plan and implement that. SO finally it was a Lunch Time so we went to a nearby restaurant, had a good food and started planning again.. I felt like we are going to sleep in the room without going anywhere…  Somehow Subbu and Sam managed for find the way to go the nearby place Malampuzha…

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We boarded a bus and went to the place. actually it was one the good place in palakad… but the time  we visited it was very hot and humid… hmmmm…. Malampuzha, a little township on the foothills of the Western Ghats, Palakad, Kerala, India.Major attractions are Dam, amusement park, boating facilities, rock garden and ropeway. we went to the Boating place… waited for atleast 1/2 hour for a ride.. had a very good ride in the boat for around 1/2 hour and came back… There i could find a Model named Karthick Srini and the very silent person Prasanna.. even a real model would not have taken so many picture in his lifetime… our Model took pictures more than that.. he he he…. The best comedian in the whole trip is our Junior Junior DBA  Stanley.. he he he…. The Pair to him is the Business Intellect Mani along with aravind…. The another Best person is Karthick… Not mentioning the  Model i was talking about… he can be termed as Hacker.. he he he…  With them it is we 3 SAM, subbu and Me… Since we are Bored a lot so went inside the park roamed here and there.. took lot of photos of Flowers… and Started playing the Role play game….








After sometime i got out and roamed the whole park viewing the Big DAM and a bridge which is like london bridge… after sometime a call came from subbu to come back for us to leave… So i came there and we started walking back to Room having juices and snacks… we met a Cab person with a Jeep… Finally we started planning for the next day.. We talked to that Cab person finally we decided to go to Silent Valley on the Next Day and we planned to start by 8:30 in morning… We started back to the room by Bus making a great fun… We came back to the room, planned for a big party there and it started… we talked and made FUN a lot…. We missed the our Model and Silent Person in the Party… Seems they both are preparing for seminar on monday… Hmmmm… Finally all enjoyed the party and want to play cards… since everyone are bit Heavy and feel so tired we slept by 2:00pm…


Next day all wake and got ready… He he he … It was pretty late by an Hour… we started from room by 8:30am by a Sumo… After some 1 Hour of drive everyone felt hungry and we stopped in Mannarkad, had a very heavy Breakfast and made a big Fun in the Hotel and started back to silent Valley…


Mukkali  which is a small village reached by negotiating atleast 19 hairpins from Mannarkad. Mukkali, has claim to fame is that its the entry point to Silent Valley. The Silent Valley National Park is the oldest patch of tropical evergreen forest in the world spread around 89 sq km area.




We reached there the “Forest Warden” Office and came to know that we need to book the tickets ahead. Finally subbu and the driver spoke and made arrangements to start inside the Forest in 2 jeeps. The ride in jeep was great. it was around 23Km into the forest. We are so unlucky that we could not see any animals there except lion tailed monkey and a Forest Squirrel . But we enjoyed the Ride and the Silent Forest with Full greenish trees. We came to know from the guide that the Kerala state’s electricity board  wanted to built a dam and generate electricity.The environmentalists stepped in and finally they stopped building the dam. We reached the top of the Hill By 3:00pm.. the climate was fantastic and we could heard the roaring of tiger and the sound of elephant there.





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In the top of hill they have build a watch tower which is quite high we could see the whole of the Forest from the top. The view from the peak was awesome. We could see vast stretches of rain forests. The guide told that there are lot of leeches and we need to be careful. Unfortunately a Leech Bit me and blood came out at least for 3 minutes. We saw a museum which gives details about the whole forest. We started back and came back to the place we started by 5:00pm… then we stepped in a small stream took bath and started back to palakad. While returning back there was a heavy rain there and it is fantastic to see hills in rain. On the Way we had heavy food both lunch and dinner there in mannarkad. we reached palakad by 6:30pm… Made some Fun in Hotel room and started back to coimbatore by 8:30pm.. We reached Coimbatore  by 10:00pm.. Got into the train by 12:00pm reached Chennai by next day 9:30pm…

The Trip was enjoyable… Looking forward to write another blog in next trip.




Monday, July 20, 2009

கேள்வி பதில் ...

நண்பர்கள் சாம் மற்றும் ஜெக்கு தொந்தரவு தங்க முடியலே அதனால இந்த பதிவை எழுதுகிறேன்.இது ஒரு தொடர் பதிவு, மனித சங்கிலி மாதிரி பதிவக சங்கிலி !!!!! உங்களால் உங்களுடன் ஓர் நேர் கானல்.. நீங்களும் எழுத முயற்சி பண்ணி பாருங்கோ ..

சரி எனது நேர்கானலுக்கு செல்வோம்..

உங்களுக்கு ஏன் இப்பெயர் வந்தது? உங்களுக்கு உங்க பெயர் பிடிக்குமா?

சத்தியமா எதுக்கு இந்த பேரு வேச்சங்கனு தெரியல. ஆனா இந்த பேரில் நல்ல அர்த்தம் இருக்குதுன்னு நெனைகறேன்.என் பேரு என்க்கு ரொம்ப பிடிக்கும். நம்ம பேரு நமக்கு பிடிக்கலென எப்படி ...

கடைசியாக அழுதது எப்போது..?

எனக்கும் கொஞ்சம் ஈசியா கண்ணீர் வந்துடும்... ஒரு சில நாட்களுக்கு முன்னால்..

உங்களோட கையெழுத்து உங்களுக்குப் பிடிக்குமா?

என் கையெழுத்து எனக்கு பிடிக்கும் ஆனா நான் எழுதி ரொம்ப நாள் ஆச்சு..

பிடித்த மதிய உணவு??

அம்மா சமைக்கும் எது வேணுமானாலும்,தயிர் சாதம் மற்றும் ஜேக்கு மற்றும் சாம் என்ன சமச்சாலும் ரொம்ப பிடிக்கும் இவர்கள் சமைகரதே வேற யாரும் சாப்பிட முடியாது...ஹி ஹி ஹி ..

நீங்கள் வேறுயாருடனாவது உங்களோட நட்பை உடனே வச்சுக்குவீங்களா?

கொஞ்சம் கஷ்டம் ... ஆனா பழகுனா சீக்கரம் விட மாட்டேன் .. விட்டுட்டா சேரவே மாட்டேன்..

கடலில் குளிக்கப் பிடிக்குமா? அருவியில் குளிக்கப் பிடிக்குமா?

அருவி மற்றும் கடல் இரண்டிலும் குளிக்க பிடிக்கும். அன்ன கடல்ல குளுசது இல்ல..

முதலில் ஒருவரைப் பார்க்கும் போது எதைக் கவனிப்பீர்கள்??

உடை நிறம்

உங்க கிட்ட உங்களுக்கு..பிடித்த விஷயம் என்ன..பிடிக்காத விஷயம் என்ன?

பிடித்தது - இரக்க குணம்

பிடிகாதது - சில நேரம் வரும் கோபம்

உங்க சரிபாதி கிட்ட உங்களுக்கு பிடித்த,பிடிக்காத விஷயம்?

கொஞ்ச மாசம் வெயிட் பன்னுங்க ..

யார் பக்கத்தில் இல்லாம இருக்கறதுக்கு வருந்துகிறீர்கள்?

நீண்ட நாள் பழகிய நண்பர்கள் மத்தியில்..

இதை எழுதும்போது என்ன வர்ண உடை அணிந்துள்ளீர்கள்?

மஞ்சள் சொக்க கருப்பு கொளா

என்ன பாட்டு கேட்டுக் கொண்டிருக்கிறீங்க?..

எதுவும் கேட்குல.. எழுதும்போது எப்படி பட்டு கேக்கறது..

வர்ணப் பேனாவாக உங்களை மாற்றினால், என்ன நிறப் பேனாவாக மாற ஆசை?

சிவப்பு, பச்சை

பிடித்த மணம்?

மழைக்கு முன் மண் வாசனை..

நீங்க அழைக்க விரும்பும் பதிவரிடம்..உங்களுக்கு பிடித்த விஷயம்..அவரை அழைக்கக் காரணம்?

ஜெக்கு, சுப்பூ, சாம் ... சந்தோசத்தை, துக்கத்தை பகிர்ந்துகொள்ள, அவர்களது மொக்கை ....

பிடித்த விளையாட்டு?
கிரிக்கெட் , போர்டு விளையாட்டு

கண்ணாடி அணிபவரா? ஆமாம் ஒரு வருடங்களுக்கு முன்னால் .. இப்போது இல்லை

எப்படிப்பட்ட திரைப்படம் பிடிக்கும்? பாக்க முடுஞ்ச படம்னா பாக்கலாம்... ஆனா எல்லா படமும் பார்பேன்..

கடைசியாக பார்த்த படம்?

Persuit of Happiness முப்பதாவது வாட்டி..

பிடித்த பருவ காலம் ?.

இப்போது வீட்டில் இருக்கும் காலம்.. அந்த காலத்தில் பரீட்சை லீவ் இருக்கற காலம்...

இப்போது படித்துக் கொண்டிருக்கும் புத்தகம்?

புத்தகம் படிக்க டைம் இல்ல .. இப்ப இ புக் தான்.. .NET Framework 3.5

உங்க டெஸ்க் டாப்பில் இருக்கும் படத்தை எத்தனை நாளைக்கு ஒரு முறை மாற்றுவீர்கள்?

இதுவரைக்கும் மாத்தவே இல்ல... கம்பெனி பாலிசியமா மாத்தகுடாதுநு சொல்லிருகங்க..

பிடித்த சத்தம்? பிடிக்காத சத்தம்?

பிடித்தது - லைட் மியூசிக்

பிடிகாதது - காலையில் அடிக்கும் கோகுல் மொபைல் அலாரம்

வீட்டை விட்டு நீங்கள் சென்ற அதிக தொலைவு?

வீடு பாத்தா, கண்ணுல மரயிற தூரம் வரைக்கும்..

உங்களுக்கு ஏதேனும் தனித்திறமை இருக்கிறதா?

நிஜமா தெரியாது .. நண்பர்களே எதாச்சும் இருந்த சொல்லுங்க..

உங்களால் ஏற்றுக் கொள்ளமுடியா ஒரு விஷயம்..?

வறுமை.. அடுத்தவனை எமதறது..

உங்களுக்கு உள்ளே இருக்கும் சாத்தான்?

ரொம்ப கோவப்படுவேன்....

உங்களுக்குப் பிடித்த சுற்றுலாத் தலம்?

இன்னும் கண்டுபிடிக்கல.... இதுவரைக்கும் பெங்களூர், ஊட்டி ..

எப்படி இருக்கணும்னு ஆசை ??

கடைசி வரைக்கும் சந்தோசம் ... முடிஞ்ச வரைக்கும் அடுத்தவர்களை சந்தோஷ படுத்துறது...

மனைவி இல்லாம செய்ய விரும்பும் காரியம் ??..

ஆப்லைன்ல பேசிக்கலாம் .. சுப்ஜெக்ட் டு சேன்ஜ்...

வாழ்வு பற்றி ஒரு வரியில் சொல்லுங்க?

சிரிப்பில் கொஞ்சம் வருத்தத்தில் கொஞ்சம் இது தான் வாழ்கை பயணம்...

வாழ்கை என்பது போராட்டம் வாழ்ந்து காட்டு!
வாழ்கை என்பது பூங்காவகம் சந்தோஷமாயிரு!
வாழ்கை என்பது பாலைவனம் மனந்தளராதே!
வாழ்கை என்பது மலர்தூவிய படுக்கை அனுபவி-ஆனால்
வாழ்கை என்பது ஒரு கட்டுப்பாடானதுஎல்லையை மீறி விடாதே!
- என் நண்பன் கவிதை