.. she gave an expression that was part happiness and part disbelief. After all, this was the first time she was watching her own face on a phone screen! Continue reading SLOWROVER SNAPSHOTS #18
“And that is the suicide point”, our driver said and allowed the jeep to splutter to a halt so that … Continue reading My Sojourn in Kolukkumalai (Part 1) – An Early Appointment With The Sun and Suicide Points
I was taken by the brilliant salesmanship. Many people who would not bat an eyelid at a saint could be seen donating generously. I was impressed. Continue reading Barfani Baba And The Art Of Seeking Alms
The compartment was abuzz with a distinct sound. Our train had stopped at Manamadurai Junction, a small station that falls on the route from Madurai and Rameshwaram. Continue reading SLOWROVER SNAPSHOTS #17
Title: Old Man and his Fish
Location: Gangasagar, West Bengal Continue reading SlowRover Snapshots #16
Title: Behroopiya Location: Vrindavan, Uttar Pradesh He claims to be Kishan from a small UP village- I doubt if either of that is … Continue reading SlowRover Snapshots #15
Title: Anaconda’s lair in Kerala Location: Poovar, Kerala I hope you won’t judge me for admitting that I haven’t seen … Continue reading SlowRover Snapshots #14
Take a long walk on the Charles Bridge and it will be difficult to not be overpowered by the delicious scent of fresh trdelník in the air. Krusta is one good place to try the traditional Czech pastry. Continue reading SlowRover Snapshots #13
Valley of Flowers – if you haven’t taken a look at the hyperlink, I’ll state the obvious, it is a valley of, guess what? Flowers!
But these aren’t just any flowers. At least not the ones you can order online for your mom’s birthday. They are flowers which are a part of the sacred Himalayan alpine vegetation. Continue reading Valley of Flowers, Travellers and Pilgrims
SR Snapshots #12: Backpacking in Nepal is a serendipity in itself. I met this little guy during a backpacking expedition in Pokhara.
“Do you know what I am doing bhaiya? I am trying to break the hula-hoop world record!” Continue reading SlowRover Snapshots #12
Imagine watching the sun rising from the distant horizon while being perched on one such stone. Continue reading SlowRover Snapshots #11
While exploring the Hemis monastery, I ran into this young man. Instantly, my hands whipped out my camera, thinking about how good his red robes would look against the white. But he shook his face in anger and turned away. But as I stowed away my camera, he beckoned. He simply took the chocolate I held in my other hand and asked me to proceed with the photo.
So, by renouncing a bar of chocolate I managed to click this image. Continue reading SlowRover Snapshots #10
On a bus ride from Manali to Chandigarh, as usual I was trying to capture the countryside which stretched and yawned outside my window. That’s when I realised that this young lady had been trying to catch my eye for a while, hoping to get clicked. Nowadays, I don’t just stare out of the window. Continue reading SlowRover Snapshots #9
Title: After the Petrichor
Location: New Delhi, India
Clicked on a lazy Sunday morning. Reading a book while witnessing the spectacle of a passing monsoon is heavenly! Continue reading SlowRover Snapshots #8
SlowRover Snapshots #7
Location: Begnas Lake, Pokhara, Nepal
Where the land is beautiful, the sky is pure. Clicked at the shore of the Begnas Lake near Pokhara, Nepal.