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  • Good Morning Calcutta!

    Spent a Sunday morning walking around the streets of Calcutta (Kolkata still feels alien to my tongue). Here are a few images of the streets waking up to a new day.…

  • Life in Velas – A Photo Essay

    As I walked through winding pathways, past deserted doorways I stop and marvel at how beautiful seemingly unkempt houses can be. A riot of colors, striking motifs and a sense of…

  • Drum Beats That Have Lasted 600 Years

    A lanky boy in his late teens, wearing jeans and a stripped shirt drummed away into the darkness of the night, as a few of us stood around watching. He sat…

  • Memories of Jodhpur

    My thoughts often wander to the sun kissed afternoons of Jodhpur and the absolutely awe-inspiring site of Mehrangarh Fort towering over the city. Jodhpur has left an impression on me like…

  • A Chance Encounter with the Rare Karvy Flower…

    Our one day trek up to Tikona fort was a fun Sunday spent outdoors. What made it really special (and we found out later, when I happened to chance upon a…

  • Karpe Wadi – a weekend getaway from Mumbai

    One lucky man bought three acres of land located right on Nagaon beach in Raigad district for a song in the 80s, and then decided to share it with people like…

  • A Visit to Chor Bazaar

    Chor Bazaar for me was a beautiful silver framed mirror that hung against a bright green wall in my sister’s apartment in Bangalore. My first reaction to the name was ‘is…

  • Rumbak Village – Home Stay with a Ladakhi Family

    We spent one night with a local Ladakhi family in Rumbak village as part of our 12 day trip to Ladakh. The idea behind the home stay is so simple yet…