Back in 2012, two young people aged 24 and 26 sought to find each other, they tied the knot and decided this is it, we were meant for each other. That was me and my husband Sumit, after our long 5 day long elaborate, expensive wedding parties we needed to do something for us, something to celebrate our union and that’s when the finger stopped at Andaman Islands for our Honeymoon, the wilderness, the beaches the adventure, it all defines us as a couple and if your like me, here’s a few reasons why you should ditch the typical Bangkok, Mauritius trips for our desi paridise called the Andaman.
By the lake, she sat and thought of her journey,
Riddled with hurdles and obstacles she thought,
What gave her the courage to continue,
What gave her the will, she knew not.
The things she enjoyed every day got a smile to her face,
The beauty of nature its enormity.
The resilience to carry on gave her strength,
But now it was time to change the course of her race.
Unlike the stones thrown in the lake that caused ripples to form,
They mean nothing they cause no impact,
She was out there to become a tsunami and do hell with the need to conform.
The world is full of wonder and mystery, as a little girl I once learned about what happened to the ancient Roman city Pompeii, all I learnt at that time was that the inhabitants of the city were hit by a massive volcanic explosion, the lava came gushing down on the city, freezing there helpless bodies through time. This always fascinated me and was one of my highlights for the Italy trip I made back in 2015.
You know how books only describe what a place is like, well my school books had pretty much altered facts, maybe just dumbing it down a bit for us Eight year olds, you experience history when you actually experience the place, not through vicarious means, and so did I, in this blog I’m going to talk about my visit to Pompeii, the ruins of the city, my hike to Mt. Vesuvius, which by the way is still an active volcano with a sprawling city of 3 million people just under the gargantuan. Continue reading “Pompeii and Mt. Vesuvius”