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Majuli, Assam, India 10

Majuli Island, Assam – Where Art is Worship

 An illustrated map I made to help visitors orient themselves on this many-splendored island. Seemed fitting to pay an artistic tribute to such an artistic island. Distances mentioned are from Garamur Junction as the start point. Rented cycles from Majuli...

Palace, Madhya pradesh, Indian Architecture 3

Forgotten Slices of History

A visit to an ancient palace near Dhar, a town in Madhya Pradesh (Central India) inspired me enough to capture the moment in paint. Walking under the palace’s bat-occupied arches, it felt strange yet accurate to imagine its past as...

Valley of Flowers, Uttarakhand, North India 9

Valley of Flowers – A Trek to Remember

Those mountains you are carrying, you were only supposed to camp between  The campsite in Ghangria, a small hamlet which comes alive from June to October every year. We got here after a 14 km trek from Govindghat, the starting...

Bir, Himachal Pradesh, waterfall, India 2

Hello Wilderness, Our Old Friend

“Do you believe in forest spirits?” she asked, whirling around to eyeball me. Do I? I searched my mind for an answer, but ran into a mess of opposing thoughts instead. “DO you?” she asked again, her tone more urgent....

Ladakh mountains 4

Leh – Life on a High Note

            Leh and its outskirts in pen and ink, pinned on a restaurant wall “I’ve to send this to India soon,” I told my new friend while stuffing some new Kashmiri-looking shawls into a shoebox that IndiaPost would approve of....

Ladakh Leh Flight Window View 9

Made in Ladakh

Ladakh is the kind of place you bring your wildest expectations to, and then watch them pale in comparison to reality. Here are a few snippets of the many memories made in Ladakh on my first ever visit to this...

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