Remembering Lofoten

I arrived in Norway, In the fishing village of Å, to what I imagined were Arctic winds. They were ruthless and cut right through to my bone and yet, everywhere I looked, was beauty that thawed my heart. If I could, I would fly to Lofoten, because Norway calls me back.

Markets of the World

I realize I often look to markets to grasp a more ‘real’ feel of the place I’m visiting. Beyond the famous monuments that make it to travel brochures, and visual media that often portrays a reality quite different from what exists, and immaculate museums that document the (accepted) history of the place, there are everyday men…

Explore the Elements

Elements of nature are so deeply rooted in our psyche, they even pervade the perceptions we form of what we see around us. Fire is associated with passion, vibrancy and force: the fire in their bellies to achieve something, the fire in his eyes to prove everyone wrong. Air makes me think of freedom. Also, something unreliable, something close enough…

Dilli 6: A Photo-essay

I live in a city which is a daily explosion of sights, sounds, smells and sensations. A remarkable mix of the old and new, Delhi is in equal parts beautiful, ugly, temperamental, inspiring, and daunting; no part of the city more so than Old Delhi. Chandni Chowk in Old Delhi is quintessential Dilli. Here, ramparts of…