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The Carnival’s Back In Town

A splash of colour on the first day of the 2015 Gulf Air Formula One Bahrain Grand Prix. The annual event, held at the Bahrain International Circuit (BIC), will feature a night race for the first time on Sunday, beginning well after sunset. Thousands of people will visit the BIC over the three days, a…

Outing in Kufri and Monkey business 008

Taken by surprise

A trip to the hills in Northern India is never complete without several encounters with primates of different kinds and it’s almost always that they have the upper hand over us humans. They have been known to take off people’s hats and eyeglasses, not to mention making off with food packets and raiding the refrigerator.…

Flowers – Power and Colour

Here are some pictures I took of the awesome flowers we came across during our holiday. Being in Bahrain, we are actually starved of such beauty of nature, staying in very harsh summer for three months, with another three months of mild to harsh summer and around three months of what we pretend is winter.…

The li’le lady from Japan

This curio shop was closed when we visited Khecheopalri Lake near Pelling in Sikkim and were told it is run by a “charming little lady from Japan” who comes there every year for a few months and sets up[ base at one of Buddhism’s holiest places. Also known as the Wishing Lake, it is said…