Tag: Photography

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Leh Lady Leh: The Girl’s Guide To Ladakh

A piece published on one the bestest gal pals there is, Maia Sethna’s superb blog Girl Panic: After flying solo and moving to Delhi almost a year ago, I felt like I needed a change of scenery. I had never even set foot in Ladakh, but you don’t get much more of a dramatic scenery change than here. In fact, as soon you step … Read More Leh Lady Leh: The Girl’s Guide To Ladakh

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The 33rd Kalachakra: The Greatest Buddhist Gathering, Ladakh

Yesterday saw the first day of the 33rd annual Kalachakra in Ladakh, hosted by His Holiness the Dalai Lama. The largest annual gathering of Buddhist in the world, with over 150,000 pilgrims set to attend it promises to be quite the gathering. With a break of 38 years since the last Kalachakra was held in Ladakh it is most likely to be the His … Read More The 33rd Kalachakra: The Greatest Buddhist Gathering, Ladakh

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Keeping It Cool in Coorg: The Scotland of India

This day could not get any worse, I mused mid-way through my ‘wild-wee’. I was meant to be lounging by the infinity pool in the mid-day heat of the Karnatakan sun; instead I was squatting in a field with a pair of bovine beauties giving me the eye. Our car had broken down, five hours into our six hour drive; or, as I am … Read More Keeping It Cool in Coorg: The Scotland of India

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Almora: Photoblog and Guide from an Amateur

The stunning views along the drive from Kathogodam to Almora – worth staying awake for!  Followed by the mandatory chai stop and my first bread pakhora? I think that’s what these are called? Anyway they’re bloody delicious and basically hot morsels or crispy, carby goodness!  The beautiful “Blue House” And our “Happy Yellow” room 😀 The butterfly(!) that made my lap it’s home for half hour … Read More Almora: Photoblog and Guide from an Amateur

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Almora: Less is Mora

Whilst I sit here writing, a butterfly sits on me, apparently bewildered by the flowery pyjama shorts she is trying to feed from! But I am glad of the company; especially so beautiful. “The Himalayas have come to greet you!” E told us upon our arrival in Almora, greeting us herself with a big hug. Apparently they’d been hiding under a thick blanket of … Read More Almora: Less is Mora

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Maha Kumbh Mela: A Photoblog

Originally posted on For all those who wanderlust…:
Here are some more pictures of the friendly faces that we encountered during our journey through the Maha Kumbh Mela. Photos are from my old blog – I hope you enjoy! For all those who wanderlust… View original post

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Blast from the Past: 2012 ‘Eye on Asia’ Exhibition

As I lie in bed, rain beating against the window pane, looking out from under my duvet at the duvet of cloud London lies under also, I could not feel further from Delhi. I am struggling to find motivation to ‘wake up and smell the coffee’, which now sits cold by my bedside. I have been browsing the interweb for some visually stimulating inspiration and whilst doing so stumbled … Read More Blast from the Past: 2012 ‘Eye on Asia’ Exhibition