By Samir Nazareth
For my half, I trip to not move anyplace, yet to head. I go back and forth for travel's sake. the nice affair is to maneuver. ~ Robert Louis Stevenson in Travels with a Donkey Few folks have the panache to install our papers, unfastened ourselves from our desks, and take off on a half-year-long journey alongside the coastal necklace of peninsular India. This richly-flavoured travelogue combines experience, serendipity, foodstuff, and sheer joie de vivre. The narrative irresistibly attracts us in as benevolent observers of the numerous elements and foibles of humanity. residing out of a backpack, in funds accommodations, and consuming bananas as a staple, merely upload to the heady demanding situations that stimulate the spirit of wanderlust of this maverick-explorer. The travel diary, ranging from the distant north-western coastal tip and climaxing, fairly precariously, manner above sea-level on the probably sinister Indo-Tibetan border, is an engrossing chronicle of discoveries in regards to the wants, perspectives, tribulations, joys, and sheer zest for...
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A slithering motion then helps me reach the door, which looks like an ants’ nest with hoards of ants getting in and out. People carrying bags, babies and motley other stuff, jostle about. Ultimately I manage to get to my seat. Mundra is not next to the sea as I had expected. The port, named after the town, is in fact 15 kilometers away. Any benefits the port was meant to have brought the town, seem to have been lost in the 15 kilometer hiatus. Just outside the bus stop, a crowd surrounds a man with a sheet spread on the ground.
Suddenly a motley group of people sitting on the verandah of one of the tottering houses, appears in view. They are waiting for a ride to town and would have continued to wait till the next day if we had not come along. Jadeja promises to pick them up on our way back. If ever there was a ghost town, this is it. The place bears mute witness to the vagaries of time and nature, having borne the brunt of two natural phenomena – the gradual shifting of the river’s course, and more recently, the shifting of the earth’s tectonic plates.
This station also has its resident beggar, who makes frequent rounds of the same passengers, providing them with the umpteenth chance to change their minds. The bus to Mundra finally comes in and the crowd propels me towards the bus but leaves me short of its door. A slithering motion then helps me reach the door, which looks like an ants’ nest with hoards of ants getting in and out. People carrying bags, babies and motley other stuff, jostle about. Ultimately I manage to get to my seat. Mundra is not next to the sea as I had expected.
1400 Bananas, 76 Towns & 1 Million People by Samir Nazareth