Into the Fog

  A group of tourists head through the fog towards the island on Bhimtal Lake October is generally sunny and pleasant in the Uttarakhand Hills. However, this year the rains have tapered into October and the fog is still rolling into the hills. This picture is taken in Bhimtal, a picturesque lake nestled among dense…

Concentration

3 Shots Bourbon playing at KnightsBridge Apt Canon 85/1.8 is one of my favorite lenses. On a crop sensor camera it gives a perfect portrait lens focal length. Over the years it has given me some great keepers of my kids. Since I started using Olympus micro 4/3 system, I have had little chance to…

Drive-by Blessings

A truckĀ  stops to allow its passengers take blessings from the gods. One one of my bike rides towards Dhimbam Ghats, I took an alternate route via a Tibetan settlement called Odayarpalya. Late morning the spring weather was beautiful and the heat was still not a problem. I stopped on the side of the road…

A Foggy Venture

A lone boatman rows into fog heading towards the island on Bhimtal Lake October is generally sunny and pleasant in the Uttarakhand Hills. However, this year the rains have tapered into October and the fog is still rolling into the hills. This picture is taken in Bhimtal, a picturesque lake nestled among dense jungles of…

Red Carpet Treatment

Tea Estates of Valparai during a three day solo bike ride to Valparai. As the road snakes down towards Sholayar Dam from Valparai, there are beautiful tea gardens flanked by dense forests. Being the fag-end of monsoon season, the clouds played hide ‘n seek with the mountains. Dotting the gardens are these African Tulip Tree…