Journey to Tawang : A Sublime Experience

The majestic yet intimidating landscapes of Arunachal Pradesh intrigue you in every possible way. Your are compelled to surrender to your surroundings here. You know, just like the people who live in these mighty mountains, that you are at the mercy of the nature. It is the raw, earthy and awe striking beauty of this land that makes the whole journey a sublime experience.

Wildlife and me

I grew up watching Discovery, National Geographic and Animal planet channels. I was a religious follower of the wildlife documentaries on these channels and wished to be an explorer myself someday. Of course, it was just a childhood fantasy. Nevertheless, India still has a lot of wildlife and some of the most enchanting jungles and

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Holidaying in the mountains in winter : A beginner’s guide

Winter has made an early entry this year as the mountains have received the first snowfall of the season already. It is that time of the year when the snow sprinkles its magic in the mountains and one can only fall in love with the enchanted whitewashed landscapes. It is also that time of the

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Beyond Fleeting sights

Open all your senses! Listen to the prayers echoing through the valley… Feel the chill that comes with a breeze in the hills on a dull, overcast afternoon. Do you see a monastery in the distance? If you look a little longer you might as well see some monks with butter tea pots. The wind

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The Gratitude Therapy

retrospective peaceful sunset at Goa, India

  There are times when I feel like I am living a life without a purpose… like I am not where I am supposed to be… like I am anchored indefinitely. The feeling is very dark and overwhelming. It sure feels lonely when you see everyone around you doing something meaningful and you are just

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The probability of a coincidence

What’s the probability of having the same co-passenger on a return journey? Wait… let me rephrase the question. What’s the probability of meeting them again on the return journey when your destinations are different, where each bogie in the train has a sitting capacity of approx 100 passengers and there are at least 20 bogies

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Street photography & me -1

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This series covers some of my street photographs from various locations along with the stories behind them. The stories are largely based on experience with some part based on interpretations. Of course, when it comes to interpretations, there can be infinite possibilities to the stories. If these pictures tickle your imagination, feel free to share

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The knitting lady

A village nestled deep within the mountains Where the homes are made of stone walls and red roofs and lizards dwell in abundance… A village only accessible via a flight of stairs A climb down off the road which is steep and long enough To test your legs and lungs. In such a hamlet stays

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