Author Archives: Madhu

Thumbnail September 13

Lessons in Humanity

“Not all of us can do great things. But we can do small things with great love.” ~Mother Teresa – – “If you judge people, you have no time to love them.” ~Mother Teresa – “There are many in the world who are dying for a piece of bread but there are many more dying […]

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Favourite Five To Return To

It must be quite apparent from my effusive travelogues that I leave a piece of my heart in most every place I visit. And given a chance I would return to every one of them……almost. Sadly, the inverse relationship between time and my ever lengthening bucket list makes return trips impractical. Compiling a hypothetical list for the ‘Top Destinations […]

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Colour My World – Orange

I love the colour orange. In any hue or shade ranging from amber to vermilion. Although I have a particular penchant for tawny rusts and burnt siennas, I do enjoy vivid orange accents. Not surprising then that I found many ‘orange’ shots in my travel albums. Here is a sample for this weeks FriFotos on Twitter. Click on the images […]

Thumbnail3 September 04

A Sharqi Pit Stop

“This better be worth it!” R muttered under his breath, as we turned into the pockmarked highway leading to Jaunpur. Great clouds of dust obscured the size of the potholes and our heads hit the roof of our vehicle more times than I cared to count. “Is the Allahabad highway much better?” he asked our equally tense driver, […]

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Joy Is……

Joy is……….a woodpecker on a mango tree! Related articles:Kan Walk Will Travel – Joy is…. More from my mango tree!  

Thumbnail3 August 30

Seeing Similarities

These gate posts in Calcutta brought to mind a thinker halfway across the world! Below are two more sets of seemingly disparate images that appear to correlate when juxtaposed.  Can you see the stories I see? Related articles: Weekly Photo Challenge – DialogueThe Citadel Of Art The Incredible Destiny Of Mirza Ghiyas beg!Previous posts on Calcutta

Thumbnail August 28

The Presence Of Absence

The Armenian church is in Georgetown, the chaotic trading quarter of Chennai that I don’t ordinarily frequent. The last time I ventured into the area was in search of a particular shade and texture of hand made paper for invites to my stone furniture sale! That, I am ashamed to admit, was over a decade ago.  An exhibition to commemorate the Armenian […]


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