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#TravelIST Twitter Chat 3 – “Travelling Solo” – Jan 30, 2014 – Highlights

#TravelIST Twitter Chat 3 – “Travelling Solo” – Jan 30, 2014 – Highlights

Our Twitter chat #TravelIST hashed about “Travelling Solo” last Thursday. The hashtag #TravelIST was trending on Twitter on the night of January 30. In its third week, the chat had clearly become very popular. We had a record number of guests tweeting in. We also had with us special guest Jay Kannaiyan (@JamminGlobal), whose project Jammin Thru the Global South took him solo on a motorbike across 32 countries. Enjoy this archive

Pray, what’s Manto the Mantis’s first name?

Pray, what’s Manto the Mantis’s first name?

Manto the mantis led a life of pious non-vegetarianism until he was informed of the true spelling of his name. Then, besmirched like one enlightened about the true meaning of life, he went into a shell of gloom and, for want of better advice, became a vegetarian. What he should have done was go to Notary Shri Shreedharakantharamaswamy Rao and put off one affidavit for name-change and published it for the entertainment of those who have nothing better to do but read the classified pages in this golden age of Craigslist. Alas. But no more spoilers. Read the story.