Galveston..Memories and Prejudices

Some places disappear to inner recesses of memory till an incident or event resurrects them to the forefront. In the summer of 2011 Galveston was another beach town for a weekend visit from neighbouring Houston, Texas. 10 years later, in 2021, Galveston metamorphosed from a bleachy, cataclysmic city into a 'freedom' icon. I learn that this … Continue reading Galveston..Memories and Prejudices

HAVE SHOES WILL WALK

Sharing 2011 visit to Guangzhou, China for Lens Artist Challenge #163: “Keep Walking“ Ingenuity....Somewhere on one of the market streets of Guangzhou A shoe is not only a design, but it's a part of your body language, the way you walk. The way you're going to move is quite dictated by your shoes. Christian Louboutin … Continue reading HAVE SHOES WILL WALK

Sikkim….Rumtek Monastery

Continuing with my Sikkim journey: No trip to Sikkim is complete without visiting Buddhist Monastries, there are supposedly 200 of them, enveloping the state in an aura of mysticism and religiosity. The vibrant, aesthetically crafted Tibetan-Buddhist Rumtek Monastery is on our map of architectural wonders of Sikkim. Rumtek, nestled on the hills opposite Gangtok, stands … Continue reading Sikkim….Rumtek Monastery