A cowherd watches an egret as it glides around like a paper plane before settling down near him. His buffaloes, the egret’s brethren, and a few Black Ibis languidly forage on their daily turf, unmindful of the chitter chatter of smaller birds that excitedly welcome… Read More
Hi everyone, Apologies for having been away for a while. Am back with news that I had my first travel article published in Lonely Planet India magazine on Avanti Kalagram, a property in Pune that combines crafts and adventure activities with peace of mind… Read More
“We may have all come on different ships, but we’re in the same boat now.” Martin Luther King, Jr.
The biggest public festival of Maharashtra, Ganesh Utsav, begins on Sept. 5 this year (2016) and ends on Sept. 15. It’s your chance to witness a cultural extravaganza that Mumbai city begins looking forward to even before it ends. If you’re already here, you will soon see… Read More
This post is in response to the WordPress weekly photo challenge – find the link here I found Jen Hooks’ pictures on the Monochromatic theme fascinating. They inspired me to put my own interpretation out here. For more pictures of flamingos or To read about… Read More
Join me in wishing India a very happy Independence Day. Reproduced below is my favorite poem ‘Pushpa Ki Abhilaashaa’ (The Desire of a Flower) by Poet Makhanlal Chaturvedi. The poem is dedicated to all the martyrs who laid down their life to free/defend their country.… Read More
This post was featured as a ‘Spicy Saturday Pick’ by BlogAdda. Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST), or Victoria Terminus (VT) as it’s still commonly known, is one of Mumbai’s landmarks and in fact, the face of the city to over 3 million commuters that travel on… Read More
The Mumbai monsoon brings with it all shades of green and out come the creepy-crawlies. With the rains on a break, I dug out this pic of a juvenile Oriental Garden Lizard to remind me of it. What are your favorite memories of the rains?
In this post, I feature tips on how to select pictures for an exhibition plus I showcase all the pictures that were displayed at the Xavier Institute’s Photography course exhibition. Btw, thank you for your likes and comments on my earlier post – CLICK HERE… Read More
A few of my pictures taken during the course of a workshop at Xavier Institute of Communication
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The Bhandup salt pans, spread across 500 acres along the Eastern Express Highway in Mumbai, are a salt mining site. Along with the Bhandup Mangroves and the Pumping Station, these salt pans attract several migratory birds to the area. Organizations like BNHS (Bombay Natural History… Read More
A reception in a sea faring boat is the last thing one would expect in a state run resort. It’s reason enough to make the Tarkarli resort of the Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC) one of my favourites. While most MTDC resorts are in prime… Read More
Continuing the photo journey of the Tarkarli/Malvan area (to read the first post click here), join me at the Bhagavati Temple and Dhamapur Lake. Enroute from Kudal to Tarkarli, I was told about this temple by the auto driver. Falling conveniently midway between Kudal and… Read More