Head-Smashed-in Buffalo Jump…..It’s a wonderful world

Re-posting our mini adventure for Lens-Artists Challenge #153: It’s a wonderful world Head-Smashed-in Buffalo Jump…. for a minute you wonder who is smashing whose head and that too over jumping Buffalo or Bison and then you realize that this is one of the ‘world's oldest, largest, and best preserved buffalo jumps’. It is not literally a … Continue reading Head-Smashed-in Buffalo Jump…..It’s a wonderful world

Forbidden City…chasing dreams

2020..the year that is/was .. the transformational catalyst of our lives. Shining through the continuous pandemic haze are two milestones (for me)...first the 50th National Day celebrations of Sultanate of Oman and second the 600 th year of an architectural marvel The Forbidden City in Beijing, China. Oman holds a special place in my life, … Continue reading Forbidden City…chasing dreams

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 Times WEEKEND (weekly magazine) as … Continue reading Nizwa ..hidden mystique of antiquity