Author Archives: Madhu

August 15

Celebrating Dia de la Paloma On The Streets Of Madrid

We first learned of the fiesta when we discovered the mercado San Anton that we had planned to explore that August morning, was closed for the day, as were all other food markets and shops. We switched plans and went in search of Madrid’s origins instead, at the San Isidro museum (A little gem that’s home […]

Grote Markt, brussels by night July 26

In Photos – Highlights Of Beautiful Belgium

Belgium was never on my travel wish list. My visit last month, hastily put together for my sister’s benefit initially, and then rescheduled due to a family crisis, had me wondering why. Its appeal went far beyond the beer, chocolates, waffles and frite. Although they helped. A lot. The beer especially, not the waffles so […]

Jain Temple - Antwerp, Belgium July 20

Not Your Standard Belgian Postcard!

A most unexpected find in the quiet Wilrijk neighbourhood of Antwerp!

Shepherd, Dodhpatri June 17

Kashmir – The People Of The Valley

A gallery of people from the troubled valley. Just regular people like you and me.

Sukoon Houseboat, Srinagar June 07

Kashmir – In The Calm Of The Lake

A restorative break in one of the most beautiful houseboats on the Dal Lake, aptly named Sukoon.

Floating market on Dal Lake,- Srinagar, Kashmir June 02

Vignette – Floating Market On Dal Lake

“Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing there is a field. I’ll meet you there.” ~ Rumi   Related: Postcards from A Poignant Paradise Afoot In Shehr e Khas WPC – Friend

Heritage walk through old town, Srinagar May 24

Kashmir – Afoot In Shehr-e-Khas

An atmospheric walk though Sher-e-Khas: the historic centre of Srinagar, its cultural monuments and its bustling bazaars arrayed along the river Jhelum.