Mahabalipuram – Beyond The Sand and Beach

The sun was shining bright in the clear sky. The breeze was getting warm with the mercury rising constantly. The port was busy with the incessant arrivals and departures of archaic ships laden with goods and wealth, the cargo being loaded and unloaded ceaselessly.

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Winter Wonderland: Kedarkantha Peak

I purposely walked a slow walk, so I could be alone – at least for some time.

I wanted to live that moment quietly and absorb it fully.

Aware of every single breath I drew, I focused on my steps, walking at my own, unhurried pace.

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I know her as Bombay

She has beauty and charisma. She is vibrant and has an undying spirit. Every breath – a rhythm, she is bustling with energy and a fire in her belly. They call her Mumbai – I have known her as Bombay – a city with a soul.

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Friday Travel Pic, Sanga Choeling Monastery

Serenity!

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Butterflies of Assam

I had prepared this video for a wildlife NGO that I was volunteering with for a short writing project. Since it was never published for some reason, I’m taking the liberty and adding it to the blog here.

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Friday Travel Pic, Spicy Affair

A spicy affair in the local markets of Shillong, Meghalaya.

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Mountain Bliss

A mere look at this picture from a visit to the beloved Himalayan mountains many moons ago, fills my soul with unexplainable peace & innumerable joyful memories, even today.

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People and Places, East Sikkim

An incessant talker Amma, stops by my room, every morning – next to which is her garden. Even at over 80years, she is very active and I see her working in the kitchen, which is opposite to my room, or in her garden which is what I see outside the window of this tiny room that her son and daughter-in-law have rented out to me. Beyond her gardens, the view opens up into a panorama of lush mountains enveloped in mist.

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Friday Travel Pic – Majuli Island

Asian Openbill in Majuli – the river island in Brahmaputra, Assam.

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Friday Travel Pic – Secret Waterfalls

One of the many gorgeous waterfalls of Meghalaya.

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