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nizwa ..hidden mystique of antiquity

Places along with people remain etched in memory to resurface at opportune moments. Flipping through my Oman File, 1998 and hand written, I came across unused notes on Nizwa, the mountainous stronghold and heart of Oman. The notes had been for a feature on ‘Silver jewellery of Oman’ for Khaleej […]

In Search of India

India is myriad entities …caring, ruthless, heartless, spiritual, digitally commercial, naive….A country with one foot in the 21st century and the other stuck in quicksands of iniquity. Difficult to fathom and difficult to love. Sharing Alison & Don’s blog Adventures in Wonderland a pilgrimage of the heart. Their love for […]

Hiroshima-Atom-i-fied

Past Revisited: In August 6, 1945, a B-29 bomber famously known as the Enola Gay dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, marking the first of two times the bomb has ever been used in warfare. The death toll itself was mind-boggling. As many as 140,000 people ultimately died from the blast, but not all […]

Oman – Adventures-Known

Certain cities/countries grow into you and for me it is Sultanate of Oman…the land of golden sands, wadis and for adventures unknown. 25 years is a long time to forget and move on but it seems only yesterday we were readying for the epic flight to Muscat, the capital of Sultanate […]