A perfect sunrise turns everything into gold. It gives energy to world around. It gives warmth and colour to life, a spirit to get up and make yourself count... to go and search for your golden moment of the day!! ...Read More
Photo of the day – At the crossroads
Crossroads - below and above, high up in the sky. Long way to go. Too many things to see and even a few lives might not be enough to see this beautiful world. That makes it even tougher to decide, which way to go first. Any ideas!! ...Read More
Photo of the day – The light within!
The beauty of this photo is also the character itself. Sonali Mahapatra is performing Oddissi at Khajuraho festival of dances 2015. An accomplished dancer, Sonali lost her major hearing power due to a medical negligence when she was just five. But she never let that come as a hinderance in her commitment to learn dance. She can't listen to swara and hence now uses a hearing aid and dances by listening to just the beats of the taal. ...Read More
Photo of the day – Seems Surreal!
Beautifully laid untouched snow on top of the hill! An amazing 360 degree view of natural splendour in clear blue skies. Gorgeous unhindered spectacle of himalayan ranges from Himachal to Chaukhamba to Trishul and Nanda Devi right in front of your eyes. No mess of a tourist place. Calm and seclude and above all this altitude of almost 10 thousand feet so approachable as a just 45 minutes cool trek from main motorable route. Seems surreal, isn't it! And it is in India. Wanna be there? Drop down at Kaddukhal on main Mussorie-Chamba road in Uttarakhand and take a one and half kilometre trek through to top, to Surkanda Devi temple. Its amazing! ...Read More
Photo of the day – My daily light!
Tough for someone to do a labour-intensive work at this altitude daily (almost 8000 ft), and tougher if it is related to sanitation as then nobody literally cares about you. They just care about what you were not able to do. You surely miss the light of liberation. Somehow, it never falls on you. You are domed to remain marginalised!!...Read More
Well when we talk about Khajuraho, what comes to our minds of this UNESCO world heritage site is its beautiful temples and world famous erotic sculptures. But then nature has its own carvings and sculptures. Spring being one of the best of them. What about a spring in Khajuraho? Lets have a photo journey of Khajuraho with a nature's view in all its splendid colours. What a break it would be from dancing divas on and off the temples of Khajuraho! Truly romantic! Isn't it! ...Read More
Installations heavy on paintings! – The Art scene
Art world seems to be getting more and more crazy towards installations. Are paintings loosing out? Installations are jazzy, trendy and perhaps more communicating. Recently concluded Delhi Art Fair also reflected this in a big way. Installations carried big space, bigger price tag and biggest buyers. A look at some of the installations- ‘Music of our Times’ by Surendra Pal Joshi A huge helmet with created with 50,000 safety pins. A steel skeleton pinned with big size pins. A headphone is attached to the helmet. Work signifies life and living in post modern age. ‘Spiderman PK’ by Mukesh Sharma Using computer keys, ropes, ribbons and wires- synthesising materials to explicate a complex idea of a Superman in a straight word narrative! ‘The Enchanted Forest’ by Alex Davis An overRead More
Photo of the day- Far & High
Coconuts are refreshing as well as challenging. Once you are in Kerala, you will find coconuts everywhere- around you on trees to almost everything you eat and also put on your body. Equally challenging is to bring them down from the trees. Whatever it may be, the make a good sight nevertheless. ...Read More
Night of Lights at City of Lakes- a photogallery
No wonder Udaipur is among top Indian cities to record highest tourist footfall- domestic as well as international. City of Lakes is unparalleled in many ways, one among them is its nightlife along lakes- cool, funny, youthful, safe, secure and lip smacking, rare to find anywhere else in India. But here on show the colours of light at night in this beautiful historical city. And remember, this is the best time to be there!! ...Read More
Diwali and Rangoli. Lights that enlighten you! A gallery of this year's celebration. ...Read More