Tagged: India

Palace, Madhya pradesh, Indian Architecture 2

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 7

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...