Mark Twain truely said, "Benares is older than history, older than tradition, older even than legend, and looks twice as old as all of them put together" Benaras or Varanasi(one of the cities in the Indian state, Uttar Pradesh) has many names. This place is also known as Kashi (not to forget the famous Kashi … Continue reading Benaras Along the Ghats – Part 1
....Buddham Sharanam Gacchaami.... This picture was shot at Bodh Gaya in Bihar(An Indian state). Bodh Gaya is a religious site and place of pilgrimage where Gautama Buddha is said to have obtained Enlightenment under a Bodhi Tree.
The picture was shot at Katra(The Trikuta Mountains) in Jammu (India). This trip was a memorable one, however, when I look over the photographs, it leaves an air of melancholy in my life....
This is National Highway 37 (India). The highway runs from Panchratna (near Goalpara) across Assam to Roing in Arunachal Pradesh. The total length of this highway is 740 km. It is also known as A.T. (Assam Trunk) Road in Assam. This highway also connects the Asian Highway 1 (AH1) from Numaligarh passing through Kaziranga and Nagaon to Guwahati. And AH1 is the longest route of the Asian Highway Network, running 12,845 miles (20,557 km) from Tokyo, Japan via Korea, China, Southeast Asia, Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iran to … Continue reading Sunset Drive Along the Highway
Gulmarg is a hill station in Kashmir Valley and Gulmarg means "Meadow of Flowers". The town is within the Himalayas and is within miles of the Line of Control between India and Pakistan. Lots of memories to reminisce...the horse-ride, the flowers, the scenery, LOC, etc etc..
This photo was shot way back in the year 2006 at Cherrapunji in Meghalaya. When we reached the site, initially we could not view anything at all but could hear only the sound of the water. The complete view was covered with a thick mass of cloud and a local man there told us that … Continue reading Nohkalikai WaterFall
Bylakuppe, home to two of the many Tibetian settlements in India was established by Lugsum Samdupling and Dickyi Larsoe. This place is located to the west of the Mysore district in the Indian state of Karnataka and is 220km from Bangalore. The twin town is Kushalnagar, which is 6km … Continue reading Trip to a Mini Tibet…