Posts Tagged ‘Photography’
 
 
 
Adventure
 
Chalo Pakistan-18
Chalo Pakistan-18
Chalo Pakistan-18

Chalo Pakistan!

Tweet Crossing the border into the mountainous, Islamic heartland of Pakistan, I decide to settle down in Lahore for a while, catching up on my writing, wandering into mosques, ripping up Government Travel Warnings, and gleeful...
 
 
Adventures in Backpackistan!
 
Indian Food-4
Indian Food-4
Indian Food-4

Inhaling India (A Diarrhea Adventure): A Foodie’s Guide to India on a Budget

Tweet “If you take the foods of the world on one side and the foods of India on another, our pile would easily tip the scales.” –Rocky Singh ************************* You might think you know Indian food. You might frequent a f...
 
 
Culture
 
Great Trunk Road-24
Great Trunk Road-24
Great Trunk Road-24

The Great Trunk Road

Tweet Blazing north from the southern horn of India, I follow the old ‘Great Trunk Road’ through the ex-Mughal heartlands of Bengal, Uttar Pradesh, and the Panjab, cutting straight towards the border of PakistanR...
 

 
Culture
 
South India-8
South India-8
South India-8

The South of India

Tweet Meandering further down the Indian coast, I loop around the southern tip of India, through Kerala and Tamil Nadu, before turning back up north, taking up the long and reckless road to Pakistan… Fleeing from the hipp...
 
 
Culture
 
Mysore-11
Mysore-11
Mysore-11

24 Hours in Mysore

Tweet Drifting ever closer to the tip of India, I make a 24-hour pitstop in historical Mysore, the old capitol city of the Mysore kingdom, famous for its magnificent maharaja palace, the kinetic Devaraja Bazaar, and its top-she...
 
 
Culture
 
Temples of Hampi Saddu-1
Temples of Hampi Saddu-1
Temples of Hampi Saddu-1

The Temples of Hampi

Tweet Arriving from Rangoon, the two month track through India to Pakistan starts in Mumbai, before cutting south through Karnataka, to the ancient Vijanayagar capitol of Hampi… Aside from walking through the chaos of Cra...
 

 
Burma
 
Bicyclist, U Bein Bridge, Ammarapura.
Bicyclist, U Bein Bridge, Ammarapura.
Bicyclist, U Bein Bridge, Ammarapura.

Photo Travelogue: Burmese Daze (Burma)

Tweet He was watching me. I noticed his shifting eyes at about 4AM, as I sat alone in my grimy hotel room, sweatily typing a story in my boxers, beneath a ceiling fan that rattled in the sultry, pre-monsoon heat. He was in my s...
 
 
Adventure
 
Hampi-2
Hampi-2
Hampi-2

The Shaman’s Seeds of Wisdom

Tweet A chorus of tribal drums thundered in the twilight of Hampi, reverberating off the granite boulders that crumbled down from the cliff face above. Sam Monahan sat cross-legged on a worn mattress away from the drum circle, ...
 
 
Adventure
 
Dharavi Slums Alley-1
Dharavi Slums Alley-1
Dharavi Slums Alley-1

The Heart of the Slums

Tweet The scruffy, young beggar banged on my window. “Sir, money! Money!” I tried to ignore him but it was futile; we were stuck in Mumbai’s gridlock traffic, and he wasn’t going anywhere. “Sir!” I had no small bills. I conside...
 

 
Adventures in Backpackistan!
 
Holi Festival-14
Holi Festival-14
Holi Festival-14

Holi Moly! Do or Dye!

Tweet Suresh Mehta screamed as his tiny feet pounded over hot sand, sprinting across the beach to the protection of his older sister. I thundered after him with my fist raised, eyes twinkling with vengeance, my entire body spla...