Posts Tagged ‘ Travel ’

Seven books by Sir Ranulph Fiennes

November 25, 2011
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Seven books by Sir Ranulph Fiennes

by Nimish Dubey The world knows him as an intrepid adventurer, who last month became the oldest Briton to stand atop Mount Everest. But the 65-year-old Sir Ranulph Fiennes is also a fine author with a dry sense of humour and a narrative skill that matches his flair for adventure. So even as Sir Ranulph…

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Scotland, as seen by Bond, James Bond

November 24, 2011
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Scotland, as seen by Bond, James Bond

By Nimish Dubey Whatever you associate Sir Sean Connery with, it is certainly not writing about a country, even his own. The man, who many (us at Kunzum.com included) consider to have been not just the first but the best Bond of them all, however, does have a writing streak in him. And it has…

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Tragic, terrifying and one of the best travel books ever written

November 24, 2011
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Tragic, terrifying and one of the best travel books ever written

Contributed by Nimish Dubey It is rare to see an adventure or travel being hailed as a literary classic, but this status has been accorded to Apsley George Bennet Cherry-Garrard’s The Worst Journey in the World. Apsley Cherry-Garrard is best known for being part of Robert Scott’s ill-fated 1910-13 Antarctica expedition in which Scott and…

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The book that exposed Mount Everest

November 24, 2011
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The book that exposed Mount Everest

By Nimish Dubey For most people, ascending Mount Everest, the tallest mountain on earth, remains the ultimate travel fantasy. For years, Everest had been most travellers’ holy grail, notwithstanding the risks involved (many people died in their attempts to conquer the peak). A major accident in May 1996 that claimed the lives of eight climbers…

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Robe De Soirée

February 18, 2011
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Robe De Soirée

Robes de mariée Il est important pour vous de savoir à propos de la tenue officielle de mariage afin que vous ne regardez pas sur place lorsque vous avez été invité pour un. Être familier avec votre budget, et ne pas expérimenter avec ces robes de mariée qui courent sur votre budget que vous ne…

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