Category Archives: Travel

Descent, downhill can be fun!

From my archives on one of the most memorable holidays of all in Cappadocia in December 2009; shot on my sweet Nikon D60 and now defunct Sigma 18-125mm I loved most. Hope you like it. For more awesome pictures do look … Continue reading

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Pondicherry: some street side portraits

Its been sixty years since the de facto transfer of French territories to India. Today, November 1st 2014 is the first time the city will celebrate its Liberation Day on the lines of Republic day and Independence day as directed … Continue reading

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Pondicherry, a certain sense of Gallic glory gone by.

On a whirlwind trip to Pondicherry, I visited a quaint little museum in its old parts to better understand some of the charm the city exudes for the hordes of tourists it attracts. From the tiniest bits of Greek and … Continue reading

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The zigzag dance of rat snakes: Part 2

Auroville or at least where I stayed there, is full of snakes. One evening, after a long tiring day of cycling along the periphery of the township, I returned to my room to plunge my aching body into bed in … Continue reading

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The Zigzag love dance of rat snakes

In response to the weekly photo challenge zigzags.

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Street photography in a sea of faceless Indians

On a visit to Orissa in search of the elusive Dongria Kondh tribe, I chanced upon a weekly market in a remote village called Kakriguma. I was curious about what a flea market in a village populated with mainly tribals … Continue reading

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Bird watching in a place called Kondakarla

I’m not much of a bird watcher, but when there’s nothing else to do, I tend to lift my camera to find something interesting. On a visit to see my sister’s charitable foundation on the outskirts of the city of … Continue reading

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Altogether elsewhere on a day at Avalanche lake, Ooty.

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Religion: does it unify or divide this world?

The bloodiest wars in history have been religious wars, you would agree. Though on the surface religion appears to bring people together, to me religious sentiment seems to arouse mostly anger and intolerance among people of different faiths. As India … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: On top

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