Sarkhej Roza, Once A Prominent Sufi Center, Ahmedabad, Gujarat

I visited Sarkhej Roza, while on my journey with Karwan-e-Mohabbat. It is a tomb complex, once a prominent center for Sufi culture. From wikipedia: Sarkhej Roza is a mosque and tomb complex located in the village of Makarba, 7 km south-west of Ahmedabad in Gujarat state, India. Although there are many rozas[1] across Gujarat, the Sarkhej Roza is the most revered. Sarkhej was onceContinue reading “Sarkhej Roza, Once A Prominent Sufi Center, Ahmedabad, Gujarat”

20 Stunning Images of Barsana Nandgaon ki Lathmar Holi

Barsana and Nandgaon are two neighbouring villages or town near Mathura in the sate of Uttar Pradesh, India. City of Mathura has a massive historical and religious significance in India for being the birthplace of Hindu mythological figure Shri Krishna. Shri Krishna unarguably is the most popular of all Hindu Gods with Lord Shiva beingContinue reading “20 Stunning Images of Barsana Nandgaon ki Lathmar Holi”

One Surreal Evening at Dilli Haat: A Photo Drama

This is an experimental series, I have used a Lensbaby Spark lens, to give a dream or hallucination type of effect to the photos and the processing is done in such a manner to give it an effect as if these are scenes from a movie. Each of these photos tell a story but I won’tContinue reading “One Surreal Evening at Dilli Haat: A Photo Drama”

Flickr Photo Walk Delhi – Macro Texture

When there was nothing, there was Flickr. Launched in 2004, Flickr is like a social media dinosaur, no wait, dinosaurs have extinct as have so many other social networks launched around that time, but Flickr has come a long way. I actually quite despise Instagram and Pinterest for taking the limelight  away from Flickr asContinue reading “Flickr Photo Walk Delhi – Macro Texture”

Why I Travel Solo In India

I am happy to share that an article on my SWBT‬ (Single Woman Budget Traveler) experiences are up on the TED Fellows Medium channel. In the piece I have shared why and how did I think of traveling solo in India, what were my experiences and learning. I have learned that female solo travel in IndiaContinue reading “Why I Travel Solo In India”

Murshidabad: Haunting Images of the Glorious Ruins

If Ruins Tourism is your thing, you cannot miss Murshidabad, the erstwhile capital of Bengal during Mughal times, and the center of commerce and administration during British times. Murshidabad is dotted with ruins of its glorious past in every nook and corner which is heart breaking to say the least. You cannot help but wonderContinue reading “Murshidabad: Haunting Images of the Glorious Ruins”

Samastipur to Jalpaiguri, a memorable adventurous journey

The Journey It was the time when we went to my sister’s wedding reception in Samastipur, Roshra Road, Bihar. We traveled from our ancestral home in Jalpaiguri to Samastipur by an SUV and the journey was an experience, one of its kind. We started in the evening around 8 pm from Jalpaiguri. It’s a distance ofContinue reading “Samastipur to Jalpaiguri, a memorable adventurous journey”

The night in and outside my bedroom

It’s 3 am. The sky outside is thundering and pouring. I can’t sleep. I find the night so much more interesting than day, that I don’t feel like sleeping over it. Right now, all is quiet. Am alone in my room, on my bed. This space is so secure, so comfortable, so completely mine. No intruders,Continue reading “The night in and outside my bedroom”