A Wedding In Hawaii

A Wedding In Hawaii

17 months ago I attended a wedding in Srinagar, India hosted by the Dar family. And 17 hours ago I attended another wedding in Honolulu, Hawaii hosted by another Dar family. Both unforgettable days. The view from my balcony "They’re not jokes. They’re...
Sorta Like Deja Vu

Sorta Like Deja Vu

  It would appear that fate like to play games with my travels. Two Julys ago I had been given a last-minute invitation to attend  (i.e. I crashed ) a wedding, which was hosted by a well-known Dar family in Srinagar. Last May I had been given a...
The Unexpected Aloha

The Unexpected Aloha

  Sometimes we at The Monsoon Diaries surprise even ourselves with some unplanned, last minute trips. Until approximately 48 hours ago, I had no idea would be in Hawaii. And here I am in Honolulu for 4 days. To give this context: I just completed my second year...