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Palakkad, Warms Your Heart

  I met this beautiful child on an early morning walk in Palakkad, South India. The sparkle in his eyes, beautiful smile and innocent shyness as he played with his sandal warmed my heart. And you know in an instant this child will have a much  brighter future than most. Like […]

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Decorative Door Bolt

    Nothing machine-made about this door bolt!  One of the most I saw in Kerala, India. Like this:Like Loading…

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Portrait – Rajasthan

You can’t beat the colours in India or the beauty of the people. Like this:Like Loading…

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Portrait: Jaipur Market Vendor

It’s a tough life working in the Jaipur vegetable market but this young kid was full of youthful enthusiasm and optimism.       Like this:Like Loading…

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Brewed to Perfection

“The sheer pleasure of this tea experience engulfs the drinker and transcends him into a world of happiness”   This is from the website of the Asp ki pasand Tea Company. Not exactly a  pithy catch phrase but beautifully poetic!  Just like India, poetry in technicolour.  And masala chai, […]

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A Fine Balance

Right from Rohinton Mistry’s book.  Tailor in Munnar, India   Like this:Like Loading…

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Penetrating Eyes

One of my favorite images of a poor Indian girl against a backdrop of blue plastic. Taken at the peanut market in Bangalore, Karnataka. Like this:Like Loading…

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A Chopped Head is Cheaper Than a Felled Tree!

The Great Khejarli Sacrifice Almost every fort or palace in Rajasthan has a story of a great struggle to defend territory and ultimately a way of life. Lookout towers and serpentine ramparts built to protect ruling maharaja stretch for miles. The story of the Bishnois people and […]

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City Palace, Jaipur

Built in 1727, the City Palace is both Rajput and Mughal styles. And of course it has the distinctive Jaipur pink colour. Fabulous & intricate door frames These students looked so demure! Like this:Like Loading…

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Jantar Mantar, Jaipur

Jantar Mantar is a enormous open air observatory built in 1728 by Maharaja Jai Singh. He was extremely knowledgeable and passionate about astrology and measurement. It looks more futuristic rather than almost 300 years old. Heath & safety is not high on the priority list. Check out […]

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I've been hooked on travel and photography for a long time and still get that feeling of excitement every time I head to the airport. This blog is to share the the wonderful experiences and images and provide travel inspiration to others.

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