Pravin Gandhi’s Travels – Footloose in Scandinavia Part II – Across the Arctic Circle


Part-1 of my post “Footloose in Scandinavia” described my journey over a Norwegian Fjord. (If you missed it, you can see it here: http://wp.me/pZiJ9-ip) LAND OF THE MIDNIGHT SUN Above the Arctic Circle, the… Continue reading

Pravin Gandhi’s travels – footloose in Scandinavia – fjords of Norway


This a description of two fantastic journeys in Scandinavia, i.e. Norway and Sweden. I arrived at Oslo, the capital city of Norway in the morning, from Copenhagen, where I had left my luggage… Continue reading

Pravin Gandhi’s Travels – Mississippi moon shinin’ on me


“Keep on rollin’, Mississippi moon, won’t you keep on shinin’ on me” – Doobie Brothers, “Black Water” I bid goodbye to my alma mater, Georgia Tech, Atlanta, and drove out early morning at… Continue reading

Pravin Gandhi’s Travels – Footloose in Europe


Last Diwali, while executing an ultimatum from the wife to get rid of my “junk”, I found two sepia-toned, almost tattered sheets of neatly type-written itenerary of my travel through Europe as a vagabond.… Continue reading

Pravin Gandhi’s Travels – A Bridge on the River: Rajamundry


Our House, was a very very very fine house – Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young At dusk, a child of 5 stood with his mother on the upper floor balcony of an old… Continue reading

About a Chief Minister and a Boss


Watching a video of a much-in-the-news chief minister of an Indian state, I couldn’t help recalling someone from my professional life. That person was my boss in the early nineties. The minister had been invited… Continue reading

2012 in review


The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The new Boeing 787 Dreamliner can carry about 250 passengers. PravinGandhino1’s blog was viewed about 1,800 times in 2012.… Continue reading

How “DON’T” dents our lives


The comedian Bill Cosby once famously remarked that he grew up thinking his name was “DONT“! As if it is not enough that we are constrained by having just 5 senses, and the… Continue reading

Narsinh Mehta, Moody Blues and Quantum weirdness


Quantum weirdness: What we call ‘reality’ is just a state of mind Could it be that a just-born baby with a clean state of mind; or an old man suffering from Alzheimers, having… Continue reading

UK and US – the best of both worlds


Pravin Gandhi reminisces what is great about both UK and US, where he has lived, visited, studied and worked for a living.