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Mukteshwar Trek (part 1)

Is it a wallpaper downloaded from the Internet...?
It's quite likely for anyone reading this post to ask the above question... let me answer it... no...I have clicked it... the same question surfaced in my mind when I saw this breathtaking cascade at Mukteshwar... On reaching this place, I felt a sense of achievement after having trekked more than 5 kilometres for the same...
The story started one boring day in office when some colleagues suggested having a team outing for the weekend. As usual, no consensus could be made upon the destination. Then our daredevil colleague Amit came up with an idea to have a trek to Mukteshwar. First of all, people confused the place with a nearby place Garh Mukteshwar (bearing the same name). Then after clearing the air about the original place, we started planning for the trip (it seems that it all happened in 5-6 minutes, but in situ, it took good 7-8 days to chalk out the whole plan).
Afterwards, I learned that the place is near Nainital and ab…

CHAOS

yes...the name...
the name itself persuaded me in the book shop to buy it...

its the name of the book that I have started reading yesterday...

after reading the prologue and the back page...I was convinced to buy it...
one review at the back page said that one would never look at the world in the same way after reading the book...
although have never heard of the author James Gleick, but the book's an interesting one...
just had a foray through the first chapter...The Butterfly Effect...and was instantly reminded of the Ashton Kutcher starred movie with the same name...

all the experiments started from the ongoing research by the famous Lorenz...
I was startled to learn that the research started on the basis of his experiments on Meteorology...
seemed very wayward to me in the beginning but after setting the tempo with the chapter really wanted to appreciate the keen observation by the man himself...

will try to read it as soon as possible...
regarding the question left on the an…

my first post

the name of the blog suggests all...
totally faltoo...:D
that's what I am feeling right now...sitting in front of a new generation idiot box...

so...
how did this Faltoo idea come up...?????????? ________ (1)
when you are totally faltoo...only then these kinds of ideas rise...
(may be newton would have been faltoo as me at the time he saw an apple falling and changed our lives...especially us engineers)
I don't have much content to write here as of now...
but will be definitely back with some more...

the question (1) still persists...
will definitely try to find the answer for the same...:)