The Golden Emerald
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... crowned by temples.
Most people speak Marathi. It is 150 kilometers east of Mumbai located at an altitude of 560 meters above sea level. It is situated on the eastern edge of the Western Ghats in the Deccan plateau.
Pune is considered as the "cultural capital of the state", he has a university faculties and prestigious schools
You can visit:
Pataleshwar Cave Temple
... IT Park, Pune in some of the known / unknown big / mid / small size IT companies. What I have seen Hinjewadi 7 years back where it used to be only Infosys as the only company standing tall surrounded by village has now been transformed into a big IT hub.
I know what you all be feeling, 'what this guy is writing'. This is my first blog and I am just trying my hand so bear with me.
So, we all live IT life every day, strict ...
... split as to its value in the community; a lot of the locals appeared to be challenged by the devotees apparent wealth. I couldn't help feeling there was alot of anger toward the ashram. And with my memories still fresh in my mind and heart I felt it was time to move on. I was there for three nights and didn't sleep well on any of them. I looked at where I wanted to go and booked an internal flight South to Kerala for the next day.
... but a little worse than Mexico. Finding wifi connections is not easy in budget hotels, at least a wifi that connects. The best bet is more western style cafes which are popular with westerners and middle class Indians alike. For some reason I could not connect with my iPad but managed to do so with my antiquated small Acer laptop which I brought along solely for writing. It's remarkable how lost I felt when I couldn't connect with the Internet ... what a crutch ...
... Some dogs outside were having a loud conversation for a while, but I eventually nodded off.
In the morning, Sajeev and Jijoy went off to class and so I went back over to see Riya and Karma. I saw that Riya was about to start cooking, and so I asked if she could teach me.
"Of course, though this is a recipe from Northern India, so I can't promise it will be good...". Spoiler alert: it was great.
For how to cook khichdi see ...