Photo of the week 8-7-14

Originally posted on New England Waterman:
I see, a bad moon a risen’…. sound track by CCR of course

Turbans Galore!

In India, we wear turbans. Rather, they are still worn in the rural areas quite often, but not so in the urban areas, where we have adopted a more Western style of dress for dsy to day living. We still wear turbans for ceremonies, some social and some religious. The colour and shape of the turban vary depending on the occasion. In the days…

Wandering. The Five Places

This is an unusual post for me, and I am doing it as part of a WordPress challenge, or prompt Which are the five places I would dearly love to visit? This is a tough one, as there are many places that I would love to visit. However, here are five, off the top of my head:   Iceland The scenery in this country…

And, Introducing….

Now, I do not generally go around the place flapping my gums about a blog that I am starting, but I thought that I would do so this time. When I started dabbling in photography years back, I was a young, broke engineer, and while I wanted to shoot in colour – using film – it was freakishly expensive. So, looking into the shallow…

Yeh Hai Bombay, Meri Jaan…

Bombay represents a first for me at several levels. One. This is the city where I started my corporate career, after I completed my degree as an engineer. Two. This is the city where I resumed my corporate career, after I completed my MBA Three. This is the city where I returned to, when I came back to India after living in China and…

A New Theme. A New Page

Actually, I have two themes, and two projects that I would like to talk about, but for now, I shall talk about one. During the course of my wanderings along the planet earth’s many highways and seaways, I have been to many touristy locations. In most of these locations, the sites are kept clean and they look really very good. In many, we are…

Crazy Family Ride

I will come back to my adventures on the Indian Highways. But, here it is: the crazy Indian highways. We almost chased this man and his kids as they zipped down the road and, as we passed by, I managed this blurred shot No helmets. Potholes. What the hell? Is this sanity, or sheer madness? Or, is this compulsion that drives them all? A…

A Short Break

This is a short break to talk about 3FB88YA3VMA5. I don’t know why!