My Finnish August

Indian summers were at their peak and it was 4 PM on a sweltering early June afternoon. I was quickly rushing through different New Delhi roads laden with the gorgeous natural spread of yellow amalstas (cassia fistula) flowers.

I had to reach the Embassy of Finland situated on Nyaya Marg in Chanakyapuri region of the capital in next 15 minutes. The embassy was going to give its decision on my visa ...  (continue reading)