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The Kindle – My New Travel Companion? Reviewing the Kindle Paperwhite (2015 update)

“One never travels alone, with a book for a companion.”

On long railway journeys, unscheduled airport waits or on road rambles when the eye cannot decipher forms any more as the outdoors is slowly swathed in the patina of growing shadows, I turn to the book I’m currently reading.

 The Kindle on an Indian Railways journey is the perfect The Kindle on an Indian Railways journey is the perfect “timepass”. Kindle reckons this book will last me 21 hours, which is perfect for a Delhi – Mumbai train

If you’ve read about my biggest dilemma (Drop that book and get a Kindle?), you’d know that I struggled with the thought of using an e-reader. And though Bharat has taken to his Kindle and it makes it to his 5 gadgets that are always in his backpack, I was still stuck between nostalgia and a package promising complete practicality.

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Food for Thought – What Does an Expensive Cycle Mean?

Recently, I was asked a question

Why are foreign made bicycles more expensive than Indian-made cycles and why one should I buy them?

I thought it would be ideal to pen down a response to this question for posterity and because there are many assumptions that are at play here. In this post, I’ve compiled the general assumptions and assertions and provided my opinion, with links to international testing, published research wherever possible.

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