Early on in the winter season, Delhi becomes a “tourist” destination of a different sort. Hundreds of migratory birds, especially seagulls, stopover in the city, catching a breather before flying onwards to their destination. This annual phenomenon, best witnessed on the banks of the river Yamuna, has become […]
It’s been a few months now, and I’ve been almost regularly going somewhere… or the other. It started as a random photo walk a few years back with a local group based here in Gurgaon (Delhi NCR), but over time it developed into a routine, something I look […]
The magnificence of Mughal Architecture is witnessed in all its glory across New Delhi. A unique style the encapsulates the aura of India’s rich past, the tombs, mosques, and forts make for an exciting history lesson filled with stories of love, tragedy, and betrayal. Simultaneously, it shines a […]
For people my age – Do I sound really old? – Gstaad has long been associated with the Indian film industry (Bollywood). Switzerland became a destination of choice to set films or just shoot songs many decades ago, and that is why if you were to ask Indians […]
Pronounced “Ku-ee” (Swiss-French), on the outset Cully is just another small and charming Swiss village alongside Lac Léman. Part of Lavaux, in the canton of Vaud, famous for its Terraced Vineyards, we had driven to this lake-side hilly location to catch the Lavaux Express – a “train” […]
On a hot and humid day of July, a band of amateur and professional photographers set off to discover a colorful part of their city. This part of the city is “hidden” in plain sight. It’s a known secret that many, myself included, have overlooked primarily because we […]
What makes Taj Mahal a “wonder” is that it isn’t simply architecturally magnificent – and one of a kind – but as a monument it holds a lot of emotions; that of tragedy, death, and most importantly love – the real reason for its existence. It is this bond that forms between religion, architecture, and human nature that makes the Taj Mahal remarkable and in a league of its own.