THREE GREAT MUGHAL EMPERORS

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Four years after Magellan’s ill-fated voyage to Cebu, the Mughals (Mongols) burst through the northern frontier of India, sweeping through the plains of Rajasthan and conquered almost the whole country in1526. Led by their leader Babur (a descendant of that … Continued

GAZING AT THE HIMALAYAS

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After zigging and zagging on the winding, narrow road that could barely fit two cars going in opposite directions, the taxi driver stopped and said, “This is the place, Sir!”. I got down, camera in hand and peered hard through … Continued

HIMALAYAN COW

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While tramping around the mountainside filled with pine trees below the Himalayan range one early morning, I reached this small village where a cow stood inside a pen right beside the houses with their stone walls and slate roofs. She … Continued

DHAULADAR MOUNTAIN RANGE

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The snow-capped Dhauladar mountain range which is part of the the Himalayan chain, towers above the green pine forests of the hills in Dharamsala, India. It was a beautiful day with the sun gloriously shining but in this place, you … Continued

CITY PALACE

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This is a palace complex which was the seat of the Maharaja of Jaipur. The Chandra Mahal with its 7-story structure where royalty lived, towers above the pink Diwan which is the private audience hall. (Jaipur, India)

GIRL TALK

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Early one morning while strolling through a park in Delhi, I came upon these two elder women sitting in front of one of the old structures built around the place. They were so deep into their conversation that they didn’t … Continued

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