Rain in Kalga

The rain poured on the tin roof at midnight. The distance of a breath separated me, From the rain that I have been waiting for forever. Hands clasped, the rain crashed. The dormant words, the dried lamentation. The space between myself and the rain narrowed down. The decade-old chase was nearing to an end. The … Continue reading Rain in Kalga

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A Week in Photographs – II

Photographs are a visual record of the ephemeral transition of time. Each moment has essence of its own, the meaning for us to ponder. This weekly photo series is an attempt to preserve such tiny fractions of time and to carve meaning out of them. Home (1) The blue hills and the red rivers remind … Continue reading A Week in Photographs – II

A Week in Photographs – 1 

Photographs are a visual record of the ephemeral transition of time. Each moment has essence of  its own, the meaning for us to ponder. This weekly photo series is an attempt to preserve such tiny fractions of time and to carve meaning out of them. (1) The room filled up with stray conversations and heartful laughter. … Continue reading A Week in Photographs – 1 

Awakin Circle – Ahmedabad

Every Wednesday evening, a few homes leave their door ajar. People from walks of life join for a collective hour of silence and reflections. In the hour of collective silence, a few find an escapade from their daily routine to have a conversation with themselves, maybe a few others simply savour the pensive silence. Meditation in … Continue reading Awakin Circle – Ahmedabad

Evenings at Lake Pichola, Udaipur

When the sun simmer down a bluish tinge is brushed over the Lake Pichola. Mountains at one edge and the city of the Udaipur at the other, while the magnificent Havelis turned into 5-star hotels at the centre of the lake,  the lake seems to be straight out of a fairytale.   Motor propelled boats … Continue reading Evenings at Lake Pichola, Udaipur

Matheran on a Rainy Day

Matheran is India's smallest hill station. Situated in the Western Ghats range in the state of Maharashtra, and easily accessible from India's largest metropolis Mumbai, Matheran makes a perfect getaway for seekers of nature and solitude. Matheran is an eco-sensitive zone and no vehicles are allowed except emergency vehicles. The mode of conveyance is horse … Continue reading Matheran on a Rainy Day

Triund | Misty Mountain Hop

"If you go down in the streets today, baby, you better You better open your eyes,  Folk down there really don't care, really don't care, don't care, really don't Which, which way the pressure lies So I've decided what I'm gonna do now So I'm packin' my bags for the misty mountains, where the spirits … Continue reading Triund | Misty Mountain Hop

The Zen Trek – Kheerganga

Trek to Kheerganga: A Photo Story  Mountains should be climbed with as little effort as possible and without desire. The reality of your own nature should determine the speed. If you become restless, speed up. If you become winded, slow down. You climb the mountain in an equilibrium between restlessness and exhaustion. Then, when you’re no longer thinking ahead, … Continue reading The Zen Trek – Kheerganga

Backpacking to Kasol – Challal – Choj

  Kasol is a small town located in the Parvati Valley of Kullu District, Himachal Pradesh, India.  Situated at the heart of Parvati Valley, Kasol is an offbeat retreat for backpackers. Although the nearby villages of Kasol is quaint, Kasol has sufficient modern amenities such as travel agents, internet cafe and restaurants.  Reaching Kasol : … Continue reading Backpacking to Kasol – Challal – Choj