Photo Essay: Bakultala Bazar, Kolkata – Cacophony of a Fish Market!

“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!

Traditional Masks of Nepal: Tracing back the Origin

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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

Where the Durga Pratimas are Made in Kolkata: Guide for Photowalk in Kumartuli, 2019!

About this blog: I intent this blog to help you take a self-guided photography tour to the by-lanes of Kumartuli, where Durga Idols are made. An intense destination for a culture lover, Kumartuli is an old neighborhood by the banks of Ganga, tucked in the old dingy lanes of North Kolkata, Uttar Kolkata as Bengalis … Read more Where the Durga Pratimas are Made in Kolkata: Guide for Photowalk in Kumartuli, 2019!

Camping where the Clouds come to Sleep: At Vagamon during the Iconic Monsoon in Kerala!

“Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky.”Rabindranath Thakur A few ice crystals, earth particles, water droplets and fleeting rays of sun romance with each over an expanse of the Indian ocean. The romance is short spanned as wind flows through … Read more Camping where the Clouds come to Sleep: At Vagamon during the Iconic Monsoon in Kerala!

Postcards from Kerala: Looking back at Pre-blogger life

Of course there are tons to write about Kerala. Apart from the 2 weeks itinerary, amazing food cooked in coconut oil, the dense jungle of Thekkady it was the people of Kerala took won our heart. Here are the postcards from the trip, when I was 2 years younger. Kerala travel blogs and photos helped me … Read more Postcards from Kerala: Looking back at Pre-blogger life

What Munnar could not survive, but Thekkady did: Memoir from Kerala

“Sand, sand everywhere, not drop of water.” Joseph, the owner of out tree house at Munnar was recalling the days spent in Middle east. The glass ceilings soar sky high. In the evening, it is all lit up with bright fluorescent colors. He worked there for the larger part of his life, reared three of … Read more What Munnar could not survive, but Thekkady did: Memoir from Kerala

Darjeeling, my Himalayan abode!

[A tale of traveling in Darjeeling, a town of West Bengal, India for 2 nights by a group of five friends. Primary intention was to get drunk and make merry. But when in Darjeeling, expect to be enchanted.]   Romantic Bengali will remain punch drunk in love with Darjeeling forever and ever. My mother has … Read more Darjeeling, my Himalayan abode!

Favorite shots from Thai beaches

The opulence of Thai tropical beaches comes from azure blue Andaman sea. A devout here, I say when it comes to beach scenes, I will not look beyond Thailand for the continent of Asia. You can judge me all your heart wants but have a look at the photo gallery before, for I am here … Read more Favorite shots from Thai beaches