The Raging Inferno across the Amazon

What went down? At mid-afternoon of the 20th of August, the skies of São Paulo, a city 1700 miles away from the forest, randomly turned pitch-black. The sun was completely obscured by ash and smoke. As giant plumes of smoke arose from the greenery, a harsh truth slowly took shape. More than 70,000 forest fires have... Continue Reading →

Travel Stories 7 : Comfortably Numb at Baku

Usually, the cultural explosion takes place right when the tourist steps out on the streets of the foreign city. But for your beloved narrator, this happens way before that; the moment he enters the airport. Surely, airports aren’t supposed to be that different right? All of the airports at cities in India have that massive... Continue Reading →

Hijras: India’s Third Gender

If you find yourself at a red stoplight in India, chances are you might find them squeezing through the gaps between the cars, tapping on windows, and unceremoniously asking for money. They often wear vibrant outfits and wait at traffic signals as their only means of livelihood. What you see are a group of transgender people -more... Continue Reading →

Christmas Countdown: Christmas Inception

The season to be jolly is finally here. Fir and pine trees all around the world are laden with pretzels, candies and twinkling incandescent lights. Carrying an ebullient air about it, the ocassion has always been associated to the big red jovial man we fondly call Santa Claus. The streets are draped with bright lights... Continue Reading →

Mumble Rap : A Sign Of The Times

  Evolution works in mysterious ways. In the case of MCing, or more popularly known as rapping, it did not take place 3.8 billion years ago. The process just started back in the 1970s, when the word rapping essentially meant the attempt to convey something to the people. Mostly it was the propagation of an... Continue Reading →

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