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Of joy rides, fun times and childhood

I am back to childhood times, thanks to R and S, my niece. This weekend was full of joy rides for the kids and going back to fun times for the adults. There is a small lake near our house which has been turned to a small amusement park for kids with some boating and other small-time joy rides thrown in for a very reasonable fee. So, that was our outing for Saturday evening. Popcorns and excited and joyous laughter from the kids made it a very happy affair and my sister and I had unadulterated fun by reliving our carefree days through our children.

We woke up early on Sunday morning, had an early breakfast and headed off to another popular amusement park near by. The kids totally freaked out on all the joy rides. R frolicked around the well-maintained park areas meant to relax under chickoo trees that made a lovely green and cool canopy. It was amusing to see him run after crows in a bid to catch them! S and he had a rocking time playing around in the mud and making the most out of the few rare times when interference from the adults was a bare minimum :-)


Stream of sunlight penetrating from the thick foliage.

 R relaxing on the charpoy.

 A Baya bird's nest.

A village scene carved out at the amusement park.

A dinosaur park- a sad one at that-had statues of different kinds of dinosaurs placed like in a sanctuary. There was also some sound effects thrown in for good measure to make it seem real! However, the effect was quite contrary to probably what was planned.

 The source of the blood curdling noises..LOL!

So, that sums up our weekend fun time. Hope you guys had a great weekend!
Happy Monday :-) 


  1. Cant see any pictures :( but wow! you sure had a fun weekend eh?

  2. Seems like a nice fun weekend. The simple joys are the best, huh?

  3. Wow! Funtime. Really second childhood for us :D

  4. Amusement parks and fun with kids is the best way to enjoy a weekend:)

  5. You are so relive your childchood through them. This is a nice place you've been to..where is this?

  6. Nice way to spend the weekend with the family. the picture o f the sun filtering through is good.
    Happy Monday to you too!

  7. wow this is a fun park, but where is this?

  8. Simple things give the most happiness. :)

  9. i too have a blast with saloni around.. and love the streaks of light pic!

  10. lovely photo of sunlight streaming in! I love such places too and always accompany my kids on a carousel:)

  11. Sounds like the kids as well as the adults had a lot of fun :). Loved the pic of the light filtering through!

  12. seems you all have had so much fun... the cutest was the joy rides :)

  13. thank you all for the comments and the likes..Sorry, I am not replying to your comments individually..we sure had a lot of fun. For those of you who asked about the place, it is called Tiku-ji-ni-wadi at Thane.


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