Tag: photo essay

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A Riot of Colours | Kolkata Kaleidoscope

Holi… a riot of colours. It doesn’t have to be Holi to bring on a riot of colours in the city which has raised me. Kolkata. Perpetually on a roller coaster. Perpetually on a riot of colours. Millions of colourful memories occupying gigabytes of memories in the computer. Hundreds of unwritten posts. It is impossible to capture the city in all it’s essence but … Read More A Riot of Colours | Kolkata Kaleidoscope

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#MyDubaiTrip Itinerary For Peeta Planet | A Photo Essay

Back to Dubai after a long summer hibernation in Kolkata and other places in India by jumping into a very interesting campaign. If you have been reading my blog and knows me for long, would know that Dubai for me, means more than just a city of blingy shopping malls and highrises. I have created a Dubai itinerary for the award-winning travel series Peeta … Read More #MyDubaiTrip Itinerary For Peeta Planet | A Photo Essay

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Istanbul In Pictures | Until Dusk Do Us Part

We love travelling and although each place that we’ve visited holds a special charm for me, Istanbul left me spellbound. I found the city absolutely fascinating – a myriad of art, culture, cuisine and religion. It was like a kaleidoscope and put my senses on an overstimulated mode {reminding me very much of Kolkata, the city that I come from}. The charm of old … Read More Istanbul In Pictures | Until Dusk Do Us Part

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The World of Emirati Cuisine And Culture

Tasting traditional Emirati food cooked by the local ladies and sharing a traditional meal together with them while sitting down in a traditional ladies’ majlis/seating, was an amazing experience. The UAE’s expatriate population had till now, a very limited opportunity to know about the Emirati Cuisine, until and unless someone has had the chance to be invited by an Emirati into his/her home. Our … Read More The World of Emirati Cuisine And Culture

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Sheikh Zayed Mosque or Grand Mosque In Abu Dhabi | A Photo Essay

What better time to visit the Grand Mosque, but now. More than 40,000 people gather here for worship during Eid. This is also one of the few mosques where non-Muslims are permitted to enter. Inspired by Arab, Mughal and Moorish mosque architecture, the design of the mosque is an amalgamation of cultures. Do plan your visit to the mosque around sunset. Arrive much before sunset … Read More Sheikh Zayed Mosque or Grand Mosque In Abu Dhabi | A Photo Essay

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Island Hopping And Then Hong Island… Here I Witnessed God!

This was a day of island hopping. White sandy beaches, crystal clear water, stark green islands echoing with deep humming of crickets, chirping of birds and fish nibbling at my feet, shades of emerald green turning into shades of sapphire blue as one looks into the horizon, spectacular limestone cliffs and rock formations – it was a vision of a dream. Long tail boats … Read More Island Hopping And Then Hong Island… Here I Witnessed God!