Live From Sagar Ratna
KG, as he said a few moments ago is in deep shit. I don’t agree with it though! He is in deep waters may be, yeah I think that sounds better. His right eye is all red and is constantly watering and given the volume of tears that are dropping from his eye, he can soak his feet in tears comfortably! He experiences this 2-3 times in a year. A couple of soothing eye-drops later, he is fine, but today, the water is literally pouring from his eyes. So, we have decided to take a half an hour break at Sagar Ratna for breakfast and rest for KG’s eyes.
Some time back, the Jaipur-Delhi highway (NH-14) was one of the best. With smooth and broad roads, the journey would be a pleasant 4-5 hour drive. But now, with the rains and the construction of the expressway still going at many places, the highway is a pain-way. One has to do pot hole management while driving! At some places, the road is 6 lane and then suddenly it would narrow down to 2 for a few kms and then again 4 lane and then would lead to a single road. And given the traffic sense we follow on the roads, its a stressful time maneuvering from one lane to the other, all the time. I wish, the truck drivers were more disciplined and drove in one lane only so that the rest of the traffic could pass smoothly.
This year, the rain gods have been kind at Rajasthan. So, all you see on both the sides of the highway is greenery. The fields are no longer barren and are full of life.
Bajra crop in one of the fields.
KG feels he has rested enough, so it’s time to log off from here and Delhi here we come!