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Paul Krugman wrote (link) about the “stubborn persistence of bad food in England.” Paraphrasing the article, the quality of food in London dropped significantly due to rapid urbanisation that preceded good transportation system that brought fresh food from the farms. This created a big demand for canned food-based diet, and soon the demand for quality [...]

Sunday, February 13th, 2011 at 19:18 | 0 comments
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Update: After reading the post and surfing through the pics on picasa, lemme know if you are jealous of me Me and six friends of mine along with two others had been to Manali for a 6-day trek to Kalihani Pass guided by Mr Kaushal Desai of above14000ft. Easily, it was the best 6 days [...]

Tuesday, July 17th, 2007 at 17:27 | 9 comments
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Here are some of the videos I took in Tokyo and Kuala Lumpur. We lived in Hilton Tokyo Bay which is on the Disney Resorts. As it can be expected, the whole place is a fantasy come true. This video was taken on the Disney resort line. http://www.youtube.com/v/ZqyrnRCKgkU Shamisen is one of the Japanese stringed [...]

Monday, April 30th, 2007 at 22:39 | 1 comment
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For the whole of last week, I had been to Tokyo and Kuala Lumpur for ACM’s International Collegiate Programming Contest World Finals. The contest did not go as favorably as we would have hoped. We secured 44th position among 88 teams. Nevertheless, we (me and my teammates with our prof.) had a great time in [...]

Sunday, March 25th, 2007 at 06:20 | 11 comments
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Here are a few pics from places i have visited in last two months which are Hampi, Jog, Goa and Coimbatore. Most pics are here courtesy my brother, Srikanth. Hampi is a world heritage site declared by UNO. One look at the ruins scattered all over the place (350 sq kms) , you will know [...]

Saturday, February 17th, 2007 at 03:12 | 4 comments
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Update: I have written about things that are wrong with South India too (2 or 3 posts at that). Please do not treat this post as some kinda “North vs South” post. No offence meant. At the end of last post, I wrote about on a week long travel for a programming contest in IIT [...]

Tuesday, January 30th, 2007 at 14:49 | 17 comments
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