“Only at the Manas National Park, you can see a parade of elephants as big!” Exclaimed Debjani, my co passenger on the safari jeep as we looked at the horizon and found the foothill of Himalaya queued with a large herd of gentle giants. More than 100 Asian elephants were seen through a green haze … Read more Dance of Elephant!
About this blog: Doors of Zanzibar are historical artifacts documenting turbulent past of the island nation, tiny yet a key player in the old world trade route. Colonists came from as far as Arab nations, settled here, traded in human flesh. Europeans followed suit soon. Some sailors of Gujarat from India’s west coast stepped in … Read more Exploring the Ancient Zanzibari Doors at Stonetown!
“Cocoa-fringed shore of purest white, and the sea blue as a slab of lapis lazuli.” Sir Richard Burton It was love at first sight. Zanzibar is breathtakingly beautiful. I agree, it is sweaty humid. The sun scorches your skin before you know it! Everyone wants to take you to Prison island. Yet, Zanzibar is painfully … Read more Zanzibar: an Island that Resembles a Poem! A Photo-blog.
A photo blog with pictorial depictions of my 7 days in Goa, when the coastal state was awashed by cyclone Kyarr. I was in Goa by the end of October 2019. The time is generally touted as shoulder season in Goa. Resorts and shacks by the beaches get a new coat of bright paint, gearing … Read more Experiencing Cyclone Kyarr & its Aftermath in Goa!
About this blog: If you have been following me on social media, you know I love Thailand. I have been there times in past three years and I can’t wait to be back. I do not know if it is the sea or the seafood, but I know Thailand has surely cast her spell on … Read more The Thailand I love: 50+ Evocative Pictures
“Do not make this class a fish market!” our teachers would chide invariably at the onset of a new session post summer holidays! I vaguely remember visiting a fish market, the chaos, the mayhem, the excited middle aged Bengali fathers, in search of the freshest carp! It was not until I started living in Delhi … Read more Photo Essay: Bakultala Bazar, Kolkata – Cacophony of a Fish Market!
About this blog: The Nepalese masks intrigued me. There is something about them. The expressions are loud, the colors are bright, the beads are assembled in weird fashion. The message, if at all any, they want to convey is about scare and terror! The first time I spotted a Tibetan mask was at a flea … Read more Traditional Masks of Nepal: Tracing back the Origin
About this blog: 50 pictures from Nepal, her culture, vibrant spiritual spots, verdant nature and residents. This is an ode to Nepal beyond the granddad of every adventure seeker, the Mount Everest walking trail through a photoblog! Here is a complete series of travel blogs from Nepal! From the Heart of Chitwan… Pink hibiscus in … Read more 50+ Pictures of Nepal Beyond Everest (& We Can’t Deal!)
The highlight of Africa Safari: Sunset at Masai Mara! “Masai Mara sunsets are the most beautiful one in the world. It is red, all red.” Said our Africa Safari guide and minivan driver, Ibrahim. Being a Masai, he knows the rules of the land. He promised he will find us the best spot outside the park … Read more Outstanding Sunset Pictures from Masaimara, AFrica: A Photoblog!