Arab Street!

These “Arab” dolls, as well as other souvenirs, make an appearance on the streets of the Old Manama Suq in the winter, especially when thousands of tourists descend on the the tiny island to go around it’s several attractions. The Old Suq, unique in this part of the world, attracts most of them!

Sikkim Holy Day

This is perhaps the most scenic and spiritual places we have ever visited. Buddha Park, in the southern district of India’s North Eastern Sikkim state of Sikkim, brings with it rare calm and peace and leaves one with a feeling of contentment and fulfilment. We were not sure if the weather would hold but it…

‘Where’s my share?’

This photograph was taken in the main bazaar of the tourist-infested hill station of Kasauli in Northern India’s Himachal Pradesh State. There are as many monkeys in this once sleepy little town founded by the British nearly a century ago as there are visitors from the plains, desperate to escape the sizzling temperature. I am…

It’s hills again…

Originally posted on sindhuspace:
  Another year, another hills, same reason — rejuvenate. From what? Routine. We are going to Sikkim in India this time, no my past obsession Shimla. Oh┬áno, I am not setting the characters of my new book there. This trip is just to be in the midst of nature of a…

Something’s Fishy

Garlands of fish are hung out to dry on a dhow at the fisherman’s “village” in Muharraq. I have seen fish being dried in their hundreds of thousands on the Mumbai coast in India but this was the first such “sighting” here in Bahrain. Strange as it might seem, I am sure the garlands were…