In Hindi language, Puppet is called as "Kathputli". Kathputli is a combination of two words Kath meaning wood and Putli meaning a doll which has no life.
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..
The following pictures were taken from a recent vacation to Jammu & Kashmir. This is the flamboyant Dal Lake in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India. This massive lake covers an area of 22 sq. kms. Kashmiri Lasses rowing in the lake. Shikara, the wooden boats, is the unique cultural symbol of Kashmir. You can find … Continue reading Dal Lake
Just on a lazy Sunday, as I had nothing to be engaged with, took out my point and shoot camera and clicked this hill-top view from the bedroom of my elder sister's in-law's apartment.
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
My Aita (Maternal Grandma) Saraswati Kakoti(née Rajkhowa) is celebrating her 100th Birthday today.... Aita is an awesome, intelligent, courageous and a beautiful woman of 99! She was born in the year 1914(the year of the First World War) in Dibrugarh town(Assam, India). She is the great grandchild of Maniram Dewan, who was one … Continue reading Grandma Steps Into Her 100th Year Today!
This is an old abandoned government office in the botanical garden(Lalbagh) of Bangalore. Seems abandoned to me because of the scribblings on the wall and the old dirty pipes. (Cannot make out whats written on that green board since I don't have any knowledge of the Kannada script).
Took this picture in Sankey Tank, Bangalore...just love how the photo has turned out to be...especially the color "BLUE"...the whole scene looks serene