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Horses, rain and memorable times

This is from a time when I was a horse woman in the Himalaya. With 27 horses to feed, money was always short and life was tough. We hadn’t achieved success in business yet and the love for horses was such, that I’d rather stay hungry myself than compromise with my herd’s comfort in any …

The wanderer's mind

Vidyut Kale comes back to Mumbai after 7 years of living in remote mountains as a nomadic horsewoman and finds herself homesick for the mountains….

I have been a professional outbound person for over 12 years now and it is one of the most satisfying professions I could be in. I have worked hard and often on high altitude treks, with horses on riding trails, cooking, guiding, translating, climbing, organising and in general wishing that a day could have 48 hours. I have been frustrated, tired, happy and every other emotion there is, but I have yet to feel like leaving the outdoors as and find work elsewhere.

Ethics of war

As I read the Wikileaks and newspapers on Kashmir and a hundred other places, one big thing stands out. Where the human rights suffer, the wars are exercises in frustration. An Army hurting civilians is an Army actively creating enemies and making its own job harder. It seems tempting to ignore abuses. Who would know …

Stop War and Start Tennis

At a time when Indo-Pak anything seems to be depressing under an onslaught of undesirable stuff, “The Indo-Pak Express” as the tennis duo Rohan and Aisam from India and Pakistan respectively come as a refreshing shock as you blink in disbelief at the utterly energizing attitude the two bring to the relationship. Its crisp, refreshing …