A Silent Night and An Early Morning Ride @ Mandarmani

Mandarmani is a seaside resort village at northern end of Bay of Bengal, and located in West Bengal, India. It is one of the largest and fast developing seaside villages of that area. At a distance of around 180km from Kolkata, the settlement lies on the Kolkata – Digha route. Mandarmani’s beach is argued to… Continue reading A Silent Night and An Early Morning Ride @ Mandarmani

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

Through Fires and Flames

Elliot’s Beach forms the end-point of the Marina Beach shore and is named after Edward Elliot, Governor of Madras. Located in Besant Nagar, one can reach there simply by following the road along the coast towards south from Marina beach. ‘Fortunate me’ had the company of Kevin, my friend settled in Chennai and his car.… Continue reading Through Fires and Flames

Where The Mind Is Without Fear…

  Captured at Dawki, Indo-Bangladesh border…where people from both the countries were cautious not to step accidentally onto the other side (there is no man made obstruction, just a stone marking the border). The kids here were totally lost in their own world oblivious to the rest.

My Playground My Kingdom

Taken at a village in Assam (India) –  an attempt to capture the gleeful moment while this  little girl is lost in her own world as she happily skips around in the front courtyard of their house. The background is a typical rural setting – houses made of bamboo frames plastered with mud, bamboo fences… Continue reading My Playground My Kingdom