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Travail Diary

Atithi Devo Bhava is touted to be our time-tested credo, but Rishikesh authorities are yet to show evidence of it, writes Editor of Outlook on a 14-hour ride to Delhi's favourite getaway destination.

Travail Diary Travail Diary

Repenting at Leisure

It was a decision made in haste and thereafter repented at leisure.  Having decided to drive down to Rishikesh—some 240 km from New Delhi— last weekend for the purpose of giving myself, my family and two family friends a much-needed break, we broke all barriers of our patience instead. If soothing our nerves, inhaling some fresh air and feasting on the sights and sounds of the idyllic town by the Ganga was the idea, what we ended up with instead were hours and hours of traffic snarls, rising tempers and an unending storm of dust en route.

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