I got the opportunity to photograph the organization ‘Women Weave’ run by Sally Holkar, a great woman who was the co-founder of Rehwa Society in 1978 and then ‘Women Weave’ in 2003.
Purushwadi, a small village in Maharashtra, has now been published in Lonely Planet India but the dream of making it happen started a long time back.
Nothing can be more romantic and cozy than getting into a luxurious yacht. Being privately owned, there is always a sense of exclusiveness to it. It is not just about having a wedding in a yacht or going on a honeymoon.
For those of you who have been here before and for those of you who are yet to visit, here’s a list of things to do in Goa that are off the beaten track, far from maddening crowds and more akin to the real treasures of Goa.
I have some amazing plans for Christmas to spend time with my three little nephews. I have plans to be a good Santa and buy some pretty gifts for them. It’s so exciting that I would experience Delhi winters (and pollution) after a long time. I can’t wait to relish the Delhi cuisine and its famed street food. In this excitement, I don’t want to forget about my ‘wish list’ for Christmas, and it’s rather a long one.
I had always been fascinated by the stories of Malana and wanted to visit this small village which some consider one of the last isolated civilizations in the world and renowned for being the most ancient civilization anywhere on earth by some.
Everyone I know had warned me that I wouldn’t like it. The exaggerated motions of a camel, the jerks at the start and end of every lap and the pain once the travel is over. But the idea of spending a night beneath the starry sky and on the sand bed was compelling enough.
Well, I’d be the happiest in a jungle, listening to the little movements in its deep silence, observing the amusing wild life. The tall trees touching the sky, the huggable wide trunks of trees, the sun rays filtering through green leaves, the dry leaves of different shades and sizes spreading on the path like a mildly crunchy carpet, while the birds play hide and seek with the other free spirited animals.
She said they used to walk to travel from Spiti to Shimla! My mouth gasped in surprise. She said politely “Yeah, we used to walk for a month or so to reach Shimla as there were no roads or transport for us. I was 13 years old when I first traveled to Shimla with my parents and spent winters there.
Imagine waking up in the city of gold, golden cast over the empty sand, the golden fort and golden rays of morning sun making it glow like real gold. Jaisalmer a remote city on extreme west in Rajasthan, it can surely take you back to the old charm of Rajput Kingdoms