Time is too slow for those who wait.
Some of my favorite places in Goa are shut down for dull season during the rains.
- the relaxed setup at Morjim beach in the north with Rajasthani tents
- the peaceful, isolated location at Columb which has an almost private cove
Monsson beach – Anjuna
The best magic trick is played by nature.
As we walk further inside the lanes of Anjuna at the cliff, we reach one end where the view seems just right. We stop for a moment to inhale this. Read More
Ponte de Linhares Causeway
The famous Ponte de Linhares Causeway connects Ribandar to the capital Panjim and was built in 1633.
The drive is spectacular with Mandovi river on one side with islands of Chorao and Divar, mangroves Read More
Palm tree and the moon
A simple change in perspective makes things more beautiful.
Lying down at the beach in the evening under the shade of a palm tree, I wake up to see the late evening blue sky show-off the Read More
Agonda beach Twilight
Chattai Restaurant Agonda Beach
Lamp at Chattai Agonda Beach
It’s funny how modernization evolution and lifestyle adaptations take away something we crave the most… calmness.
My first visit to Agonda was a bit disappointing, it did not feel as exciting as Colomb beach, or Palolem. However a few days later I landed up on this beach to spend a weekend.
If isolation is what you seek, this is exactly where Read More
Palm tree silhouette at Kerala backwaters
Inside the boat-house
Bird at Kerala backwater
Palm tree reflection at Kerala backwaters
Boat house silhouette at Vembanad lake
I was prepared for the worst when we decided to spend some time on a house boat (6 hours) in the backwaters of Kerala. People gave mixed opinion about it and in the end I was totally confused if its good or not but decided to go ahead anyways.
My friend’s father took the trouble of finding a decent contact and booked the trip for us when we were in Chengannur. We landed up at the house boat at Alleppey, and saw nice seating arrangements at the Read More
Birds on wire
Birds on wire
“Why do we sit on the wire? Just to feel the power” said the little bird to the wide-eyed boy, “Its insane, you should try it sometimes”.
As we drifted across the backwaters on the house Read More
Patch of flowery wonder
“The earth laughs in flowers.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Note: Click on the thumbnail of each of the 8 snaps on the left to see the proper effect of macro shot.
Although I had the 100mm macro lens from Canon for some time, I finally got a chance to use its macro capabilities when I was holidaying at Munnar.
Outside my cottage was a lovely patch of flowers, as Read More
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Munnar tea plantation landscape
Munnar tea plantation panorama