To me, memories of oceans is of the Indian Ocean and the sea of Bay of Bengal. The warm water and winds of the Bay of Bengal was a blissful experience, again and again, as a kid. I could sit at the beach and get wet all day and it would still not be enough for my soul. The casualty was my brown skin getting more tanned temporarily, but I did not care much about it.

Growing up in India, in the hot summer vacations, once in a while we would travel to one of the seashore towns. The mornings…

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