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Indian Berries – Summer treats


Indian summer berries

While the mango is considered ‘king of fruits’ in India, summer brings with it more than just this delight.

In this picture, you can see raspberries at the bottom, black mulberries in the middle, and cherries to the right. The other ones I like are Cape Gooseberry (called ‘Rasbhari’ in Hindi) and Blackberry or Java Plum (called ‘Jamun’).

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India’s hill stations like Manali, Mussoorie, and Auli have an amazing variety of fruits.

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Porter in the hills


While in Uttaranchal, you can see porters shuffling up  the winding roads carrying different loads, which could be anything- firewood, merchandise for small kirana (grocery) shops , adventure gear for trekkers etc. On our way to Nainital city, I captured this old man taking a… Read More