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Chandoo Visits Perth Australia

Published on May 23, 2012 in Huis, Posts by Hui, Training Programs, travels
Chandoo Visits Perth Australia

Chandoo arrives in Perth, Australia.

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My trip to Maldives…, [travelogue + bonus Excel tip]

Published on Feb 4, 2011 in Learn Excel, personal, travels
My trip to Maldives…, [travelogue + bonus Excel tip]

Sometime in November, I got an interesting E-mail from a gentleman named Guru. The title said “Excel Workshop in Maldives”. In the email, Guru introduced himself and asked me if I can come to Maldives to conduct few Excel workshops for companies and individuals.

I usually neglect such mails as many times the actual training (or big consulting assignment etc.) will not happen. So I replied to him giving my number and asked him to call me. I was surprised to receive his call. After talking awhile, it was clear that Guru is tenacious and would not take No for an answer.

So we set things in motion and thanks to Guru’s perseverance, I ended up boarding a flight to Male on 22nd of January. This is a story of what happened next…,

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Steel Patterns – Photographic Fridays # 14

Published on Sep 19, 2008 in america, photographic fridays, travels
Steel Patterns – Photographic Fridays # 14

Last week we have been to Pittsburgh to visit a college friend. We had great fun there. It is a neat little town with countless bridges. Pittsburgh was historically known as steel city, but today the glory is all that of technology and education industries there. The above is the building of a steel company […]

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Photographic Fridays #11 – It stretches all the way you can see

Published on Aug 29, 2008 in america, photographic fridays, travels
Photographic Fridays #11 – It stretches all the way you can see

Took this near Niagara falls, NY. The falls are divided between US and Canada. You need a Canadian visa (US visa) if you want to see the water falls from both sides. Of course, water doesn’t need a passport to flow. Browse other.

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Photographic Fridays #4 – Fireworks

Published on Jul 11, 2008 in personal, photographic fridays, travels

What does your sky look like?, originally uploaded by Chandoo. We went to a near by amusement park for the July 4th weekend. Even though it was raining they had a decent turnout and we enjoyed alot going on the rides, playing with water, watching the parades and finally the fireworks. I tried capturing many […]

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Brooklyn Bridge in the night

Published on May 29, 2008 in america, pics, travels

During our recent visit to NY I have been to the famous Brooklyn Bridge and I clicked photos till my fingers itched. Here are some of them, let me know if you have any review comments 🙂 I couldnt carry my tripod though, some of the pics became real blurry at original resolution.

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Road Rage on Memorial weekend

Published on May 23, 2008 in america, Humor, personal, travels

We are going to big apple on this weekend, its going to be a really long drive, almost 1000 miles both ways put together, I will see if I can post something while resting, but don’t hope to see anything here for the next 3 days. You have an excellent weekend, drive carefully – more […]

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Shootout @ Hocking hills state park

Published on May 12, 2008 in america, personal, pics, travels

We went to Hocking hills state park during the weekend, hiked a few miles, had tons of fun watching waterfalls, caves, cliffs, rare plants and infinite greenery. The trip has been thoroughly grinding with almost every place looking spectacular and lengthy. We couldn’t really visit all the attractions as both of us were feeling totally […]

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Purnography on the lake – trip to Ashtabula county, put-in-bay

Published on Apr 28, 2008 in america, personal, pics, travels

A bunch of us went to Ashtabula county and Put-in-bay island over the weekend; beautiful lake Erie beach locations on the northern side of Ohio. We started off from Columbus on Saturday early morning, the weather wasn’t perfect as it started raining. After nearly slipping out of the ramp, I managed to get the car […]

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Subliminal Soup Ad from Potbelly

Published on Jan 23, 2008 in advertising, america, business, food and drink, ideas, travels

We have been to Potbelly sandwich works in Washington for lunch and the restaurant instantly became my favorite. Its the kind of place with a soul of its own, you can feel the passion the shop people have shown in every aspect. Of course the food was excellent, I had a chicken salad sandwich, veg […]

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Weekend @ Washington

Published on Jan 22, 2008 in america, pics, travels

Few of us have driven down to Washington DC for the last weekend. We have seen few museums, couple of nice dinner places / pubs and had tons of fun. I will write a detailed post today evening. See the below teaser pic in the meanwhile 🙂

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Welcome to Ummrica!

Published on Nov 26, 2007 in america, personal, travels

or .. veni vidi viblogged well, after a brief globe trotting to few places here and there, I had to go to where literally every other Indian IT employee goes. America. After spending most of my first 4 days here indoors I guess I am both qualified and bored enough to write this post. And […]

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Hong Kong – Made for tourists

Published on Jul 27, 2007 in Hong Kong, personal, travels

I couldnt really get enough time to sit and write a lengthy post on HK till now. The visit has been completely hectic whether its the meetings with the client or roaming the bustling Hong Kong streets. Finally I am coming back to India today. Fortunately I came a little early to the airport (well […]

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Off to Hong Kong

Published on Jul 23, 2007 in Hong Kong, personal, travels

I am off to Hong Kong for a week on a client visit. Hopefully I am back in Chennai by next sunday.The sad thing is that my camera conked off, some problem with the cCD wiring that is common with A75s has bugged mine too. So no pics this time unless I save hugely and […]

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Leh Trip – Part 2

Published on Aug 19, 2005 in pics, travels

A rattle of cha/coffee pulled me out of dreamland. The train is moving fast towards Jammu Tawi station. By that time others are awake. The scenery outside looked really beautiful with lots of greenery and plains. Every now and then we see a huge army camp. Outside Jammu Tawi Rly. Station At about 7 AM […]

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