Cloud Gate

Excerpts of a memoir, I wrote about my visit to Chikmagalur in Sep 2015. The text describes my experience of a trek that we took to the Mullayangiri Hills, which I later got to know was the highest peak of state of Karnataka:

“It is a calming experience. To feel lighter. Feel carefree, alive, almost like a child. To feel the cool damp of the winter breeze brushing your face, the water accumulating near your eyelids and slowly making them heavy. My hairs try to blanket them but fail. It leaves its mild embrace underneath and moves on. My hands try to get a hold of them, to capture it forever. The breeze couldn’t care less. Its amorphous shape steals the meaning off the steady forms and gives them a mischievous dynamism. A veil it looks!” ….

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