In search of the sacred…

Clicked at Rameshwaram, India, I find this frame to be a blend of power, belief, faith and courage. Considered as a religious dhaam , the place attracts devotees from corners of the country. And this photograph frames all the age groups– and all with the same vigor.

Road to Paradise: Exploring North Sikkim

At the small bamboo-walled eatery, I sat relishing a hot bowl of “thukpa” – a local noodles-based soup. We were ten friends on an excursion to North Sikkim and were travelling to our first stopover – Chungthang. Another friend of ours, Sonam, a pretty Sikkimese girl who was my college mate as well, was to… Continue reading Road to Paradise: Exploring North Sikkim

Dubai Diaries – the Creek and the Souks

After a visit to the Museum, still immersed in the story of Dubai’s evolution into its present glitzy avatar, I headed for the creek. The saltwater inlet divides the two districts of Deira and Bur Dubai. Soon I was walking through the bustling ‘souks’ – market areas offering a milieu of artifacts from spices, textiles… Continue reading Dubai Diaries – the Creek and the Souks