Rishiray

Rishi Sankar is a Cloud HRMS Project Manager/ Solution Architect. Over the past 15+ years, he has managed to combine his overwhelming wanderlust with a desire to stay employed, resulting in continuing stints with 3 major consulting firms (IBM, Deloitte, Accenture). He documents his adventures around the world on "Ah Trini Travelogue" with pictures and stories from the road/tuk-tuk/camel/rickshaw. You can follow him on Twitter at @rishiray and on Facebook at "Ah Trini Travelogue . He doesn't like Chicken Curry but loves Curry Chicken and is always trying to find the perfect Trinidadian roti on the road. He also doesn't like cheese and kittens ... and definitely not together. E-mail from his blog is appreciated like a 35 yr old Balvenie at [email protected]

August, 2013

  • 16 August

    Driving from New Brunswick to Prince Edward Island … I’ve now visited all the Canadian Provinces

    Canada is huge … in fact, Canada is the second largest country in the world. Here’s some interesting Canadian travel facts that might interest some Trinis For the single men …  for every 100 men, Canada has 104 women … while in Trinidad, for every 10o men, there are 94.5 women … What!!! The provinces where the imbalance is greatest …

  • 16 August

    Foodie Porn … Wedding Tastings in Antigua Guatemala

    Prepping for a wedding is just a steaming, stinking pile of stress. When one plans a ridiculous one week adventure wedding in a different country, you’re going to run into a lot of issues that require resolution. Combine this with someone who is ridiculously particular about his food and this generally leads to some type of disaster. If you think …

  • 15 August

    Wednesday Photo Nights #20 : Ceremony at San Jose el Viejo, Guatemala

    Here continues the photo blog for our wedding … I thought I was being a bit self indulgent with my pre-ceremony posting, but I’ve gotten so many positive notes and comments from my readers, so I’m just going with it. It also helps to have some great pictures to post … so here is part 1 of our ceremony at …

  • 14 August

    Wednesday Photo Nights #19 : Pre-Ceremony at San Jose el Viejo, Guatemala

    Today’s post is a special one with the wedding highlights from the pre-ceremony at San Jose el Viejo in Antigua, Guatemala. It’s a bit self indulgent, but it has to do with travelling and incorporating travel into one’s life … so I figured why not … the photography isn’t half bad either.

  • 11 August

    Why I love Meson Panza Verde … Part 2 and 3

    Avid readers of my blog have sent notes/tweets about my review of Meson Panza Verde in Antigua, Guatemala. It’s the place that made me decide that I should have my wedding in Antigua, Guatemala. Well that and I wanted Ignacio Boreli to play salsa and meringue at my wedding. We ended up taking the entire family … hers/mine to have …

  • 10 August

    Wednesday Photo Nights #18 : What to do in Santiago Atitlán?

    What to do in Santiago Atitlán in 3 hours? From the first 2 posts about Santiago Atitlán … How to get to Santiago Atitlán How to find Maximón and why he should have been a Trini god. You should be wondering what there is to do in this town … so here’s a synopsis of what to do in Santiago …

  • 9 August

    Travel when you’re young. If you don’t, you’ll regret it.

    One of my readers, Shivanna Samlal sent me the following link … “10 Trips You NEED To Take In Your 20s” and asked my thoughts … If you weren’t paying attention to the words, here are the bullet points Go on a road trip across the country with your friends. Use a Eurail pass to see Europe … preferably on …

  • 5 August

    How do I get to Santiago Atitlán?

    When you’re thinking about visiting Santiago Atitlán, you have figure out “How do I get to Santiago Atitlán?”. Here are the five ways I found to get there … but doing a day trip from Guatemala City would be the least palatable option unless you have Maximón in your car. Private Car: You can drive here in your own car. If …

  • 4 August

    Maximón should be a Trini God …

    Religion is ever present, in all different forms around the world. In Trinidad, we have our own beliefs, but in travelling to Santiago Atitlán, a Trini should be prepared for two things Some decent craft shopping Meeting Maximón. Maximón (pronounced Mah-SHEE-moan) or San Simón, or whatever other local name he’s called, has about 15 to 20 shrines or santuarios, which …

  • 3 August

    Ceramic and pottery shopping in San Antonio Guatemala

    If you’re in Panajachel, Guatemala … you might want to take a side trip up a volcano or even do some hiking. For me, I was mostly content to eat pizza and hang out enjoying my view. However … if you do happen to get a little tired of the spectacular view, unlimited rum and cokes and stone oven pizza …