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Snowed Out Ivalo: #WordlessWednesday

“I wonder if the snow loves the trees and fields, that it kisses them so gently? And then it covers them up snug, you know, with a white quilt; and perhaps it says, "Go to sleep, darlings, till the summer comes again.” ― Lewis Carroll, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass     … Continue reading Snowed Out Ivalo: #WordlessWednesday

Stand Tall, Like A Tree: #ThursdayTreeLove

"I think that I shall never see a poem lovely as a tree."  - Joyce Kilmer     Stand Tall, Like A Tree: #ThursdayTreeLove   7 August, 2018, 6:20 P.M. I chanced upon this grandiose tree, on a fascinating evening walk with my DH, around the stunning hills of the Balur Coffee Plantation, Chikmagalur, Southern … Continue reading Stand Tall, Like A Tree: #ThursdayTreeLove

Of Idyllic Afternoons and Boat Rides: #WordlessWednesday

"Solitude is not the same as loneliness. Solitude is a solitary boat floating in a sea of companions." - Rober Fulghum     Of Idyllic Afternoons and Boat Rides: #WordlessWednesday In between the busyness of attending a family wedding in Calcutta, we took time away one misty afternoon, to regale in the beauty of the … Continue reading Of Idyllic Afternoons and Boat Rides: #WordlessWednesday

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Exploring the Magical Cango Caves: #WanderlustWednesday #GuestPost #Blogiversary

Exploring the Magical Cango Caves: Esha M. Dutta For most visitors, an African safari is probably one of the main reasons for visiting South Africa. For us, though, it was those fascinating travel tales we’d been hearing from our friends in Mauritius, for well over fifteen years, that convinced us to realise our dreams. With … Continue reading Exploring the Magical Cango Caves: #WanderlustWednesday #GuestPost #Blogiversary

The Child is Father of the Man: #WordlessWednesday

My heart leaps up when I behold A rainbow in the sky: So was it when my life began; So is it now I am a man; So be it when I shall grow old, Or let me die! The Child is father of the Man; And I could wish my days to be Bound … Continue reading The Child is Father of the Man: #WordlessWednesday

Another Gem in the Wall: #WordlessWednesday

“Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.” - Thomas Merton Another gem IN the wall: #WordlessWednesday3:12 P.M., 1 October, 2018, The Beatles Ashram, Rishikesh, India Floored by the myriad wall art that adorned the crumbling, moss-covered walls of the Beatles Ashram, I went on a "capturing them" spree. These … Continue reading Another Gem in the Wall: #WordlessWednesday

Hey Jude: #WordlessWednesday

"And anytime you feel the pain, hey Jude, refrain Don't carry the world upon your shoulders For well you know that it's a fool who plays it cool By making his world a little colder." - Hey Jude (lyrics), The Beatles     1st October, 2018, 2:20 P.M. Did you wonder why this post has … Continue reading Hey Jude: #WordlessWednesday

Saffron Clad Sadhu: #WordlessWednesday

The Saffron Clad Sadhu   7:04 A.M., 2 October, 2018 I've always been intrigued by the Sadhus of India. Some Sadhus have a mystic charm, some a sly, scheming modus operandi and some just puff their souls to the twirling smoke of chillum***. In India there are different sects of Sadhus; the much in news; … Continue reading Saffron Clad Sadhu: #WordlessWednesday

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The Road Less Travelled

the road less travelled 7 August, 2018 What does this picture tell you? A lone traveller on a deserted road? A path where the flora towers over mankind? Are we are mere inconspicuous beings? For me, this photo not just brought back memories of my awe-inspiring walk on the lone road, at Balur, Chikmagalur, South … Continue reading The Road Less Travelled

La Familia: #WordlessWednesday

  La familia 29 May, 2017 The summer of 2017 was a remarkable. La familia took a road trip to the lush, cooler climes of Uttarakhand from Gurugram, where the summer heat was refusing to beat a retreat.  One of our pit stops was my birth place; the stunningly, verdant Pantnagar University, before we headed … Continue reading La Familia: #WordlessWednesday