Blog Posts - Monsoon



Bracing ourselves for the rainy season

The rainy season, or monsoon season, will be in full force any day now across Malaysia.We have torrential rains, and last year saw the worst flooding in Kuantan for over 50 years. But we are fortunate enough not to endure storms of the like which hav...
by Our home called Kuantan on Nov 18, 2013

The Sweater Weather Tag!

Hello everyone!What better way to get into the fall spirit than doing the Sweater Weather Tag? I haven't been tagged to do this but I just think it's fun so.. Let's get into it!1. Favorite candle scent? This scent isn't fall/winter edition, but...
by Teen Diary on Nov 12, 2013

Headlines Oct 21, 2013

Japan exports rise less than forecast in challenge for Abe. Broadbent says BOE to raise rates only after recovery is secure. Monsoon bonanza makes India's farmers new target for Tata cars. China urges economic policy implementation to spur r...

Monsoons in the Low Country

I’ve spent lots of time in the South of Cambodia over the last few weeks. Life is so different down there compared to the rolling hills of Ratanakiri. Endless rice fields and sugar palms as far as the eye can see, big white cows with humps on t...
by ethancrowley.com on Oct 12, 2013

Mumbai Rains: Final Monsoon Cheers And Onion Tears!

The 10-day Ganesh Festival in Mumbai this year was highlighted by one unique natural element—rains. It was termed unique because of its unerring consistency. Lightning and thunder marked almost every evening of the period with accompanying rains—...
by Our Funarena on Sep 20, 2013

Mumbai Rains: Final Monsoon Cheers And Onion Tears!

The 10-day Ganesh Festival in Mumbai this year was highlighted by one unique natural element—rains. It was termed unique because of its unerring consistency. Lightning and thunder marked almost every evening of the period with accompanying rains—...
by Our Funarena on Sep 20, 2013

once i was a rabbit

I just feel like I should document (publicly) the last week of August because it was... well, it was something. Forget about that BIG REVEAL. It didn't happen. Instead I got monsoon season in full effect and a super bizarre animal mask party.&nb...
by The White Lies & Promises on Sep 2, 2013

Mandu – A lost corner of the heart

When it rains in Mandu, it’s magical. The pitter patter, the ever spatter, and the cool breeze makes Mandu, a small hamlet in western Madhya Pradesh, one of the ultimate romantic monsoon destinations in India. Throw in a tragic love story in the ba...

Mandu – A lost corner of the heart

When it rains in Mandu, it’s magical. The pitter patter, the ever spatter, and the cool breeze makes Mandu, a small hamlet in western Madhya Pradesh, one of the ultimate romantic monsoon destinations in India. Throw in a tragic love story in the ba...

Something new, something old: Jaisalmer revisited

The vista is quite dramatic. The ochre yellow of the desert stretches out in all directions for as far my eye can see, dotted here and there with green vegetation. At first glance, the green appears random, but then one … Continue reading ͛...
by My Favourite Things on Aug 18, 2013

Something new, something old: Jaisalmer revisited

The vista is quite dramatic. The yellow desert stretches out in all directions for as far my eye can see, dotted here and there with green vegetation. At first glance, the green appears random, but then one can trace lines … Continue reading &#...
by My Favourite Things on Aug 18, 2013

Lion Pose

The monsoon drags on with its dampness and mould, rotting food, endless laundry, potholes, traffic jams. People are finding it increasingly difficult to get out of bed. If they don’t have joint pain, they have an upset stomach. If they’re...
by Crescent Moon Yoga on Aug 17, 2013

Lion Pose

The monsoon drags on with its dampness and mould, rotting food, endless laundry, potholes, traffic jams. People are finding it increasingly difficult to get out of bed. If they don’t have joint pain, they have an upset stomach. If they’re...
by Crescent Moon Yoga on Aug 17, 2013

The Suryagarh experience

It has been a long, but relaxing drive from Jodhpur and we have just crossed Jaisalmer city. Suryagarh, my destination, is still a few kilometres away when the cab I am travelling in stops suddenly. As I look around for … Continue reading ͛...
by My Favourite Things on Aug 13, 2013

The Suryagarh experience

It has been a long, but relaxing drive from Jodhpur and we have just crossed Jaisalmer city. Suryagarh, my destination, is still a few kilometres away when the cab I am travelling in stops suddenly. As I look around for … Continue reading ͛...
by My Favourite Things on Aug 13, 2013

Monsoons of Rajasthan - Photos of Desert in the Rains!

That's smack dab in the middle of a desert, go figure!I first visited Rajasthan in 2010, I was there to trek through the Thar desert. It was a spectacular trek and I thought that was as offbeat as one could get in this overdone tourist destination. H...

Jaisalmer… once more

“You are going to Jaisalmer for a weekend? To experience monsoons there?” asks my brother, his bemusement loud and clear over phone. “Yes,” I reply. “Last I knew, Jaisalmer was a desert and it doesn’t rain there,&#...
by My Favourite Things on Aug 8, 2013

Jaisalmer… once more

“You are going to Jaisalmer for a weekend? To experience monsoons there?” asks my brother, his bemusement loud and clear over phone. “Yes,” I reply. “Last I knew, Jaisalmer was a desert and it doesn’t rain there,&#...
by My Favourite Things on Aug 8, 2013

Atmospheric Warming Altering Ocean Salinity And The Water Cycle

A clear change in salinity has been detected in the world’s oceans, signaling shifts and acceleration in the global rainfall and evaporation cycle tied directly to climate change. In a paper published … in the journal Science, Australian...
by Global Rush on Aug 8, 2013

Monsoon Magic with Suryagarh, Jaisalmer

When someone says Rajasthan what is the image that comes to your mind? When I traveled to Jaipur for the first time in 1990 (where did the time go?) what I saw was not what I expected from the desert. Jaipur had trees and the ‘real’ deser...
by Travel Tales from India on Aug 6, 2013


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