The streets of Amritsar

A few interesting, intriguing signboards we found while wandering the streets of Amritsar recently. Here, for your viewing pleasure… Some bouncy flowers for you? Hair today, gone tomorrow A tale of two brothers Maxsore masala dosa served at a Bengal Ceramony

Friday photo: Golden

The last few weeks have been one long crazy travel spell – but I am not complaining, since winter is the best time to take off from Delhi to these nearby weekend destinations. The last weekend was a quick trip to one of my favourite places, Amritsar. It turned out to be more of a…

All that flutters: at Wagah Border

This is the second part to All that glitters: Amritsar photoessay… A photoessay on the Wagah Border circus – or ceremony, if you will. Flag-sellers at the main gate, 7 and 8 year olds talking of comptisun between India and Pakistan… The feeling is like that of being in a mela in any town in…

All that glitters : Amritsar photoessay

A few memories from a visit to Amritsar almost a year ago. I usually like to write a lot even in photoessays in this blog, but this time I am going to cheat and just put in images (blame it on bad health)… The temple at Amritsar must be the most peaceful place of worship…

From Jalandhar

Jalandhar is a small town in many ways – nice friendly people who want to know everyting about you and invite you home for garam khaana (hot food) right after the first meeting… And small enough for people to commute by cycle rickshaw… Five rupees can take you a long way in this city. And…