Bangalore Palace Bangalore Palace Bangalore Palace Citrus Chambers, Mahabaleshwar Fort Rajwada, Jaisalmer
I let my mind wander when my body cannot. Right now it's wandered off among the mist-shrouded hills of #Mahabaleshwar.That's the Kalsubai Peak rising up in the background.I very much miss the mystifying monsoons of Mahabaleshwar!
Every tourist setting foot in Rome, wants to visit the Colosseum and rightfully so. Picture this - an amphitheater flooded with 50,000 frenzied, screaming, bloodthirsty spectators. Gladiators and animals being hoisted up, pitted against each other for a fight that would write the fate of one with the blood of another. Imagine the blood-soaked sand... Continue Reading →
This imposing, awe-inspiring oil-painted masterpiece is one of the largest and proudest possessions of Louvre Museum, Paris. Completed in 1807 by Jacques-Louis David, the artist was commissioned by Napoleon himself. While tourists make a beeline, rather a beehive, for the enigmatic Mona Lisa, to me it was this massive painting that took my breath away.... Continue Reading →
An empty church somewhere in the mist shrouded Nilgiris, a throwback to 3 years ago. Does it not seem to evoke an unsettling feeling, a foreboding or sound an alarm to a twist of fate that's going to happen less than 3 years thence...
This intimidatingly tall idol of Lord Hanuman sits on the bank of river Ganga in Rishikesh. As the sun goes down filling the river sky with all hues of red and pink, devotees flock in for the revered Ganga Aarti. Sounds of thaals, bells and hymns reverberate as if in an effort to reach heavens... Continue Reading →