The 19th C church at Búðir is perched on the edge of the Búðahraun lava field by the wild southern shore of Snæfellsnes in west Iceland. What a glorious setting! PS: Thanks to Dr. Arun Gupta for suggesting the “Mortality” caption above.
Yearly Archives: 2011
We got to the beach at Jökulsárlón a little after sunrise on the morning of Oct 17, 2010. Inscribed on the seascape before us was a ribbon of divergent lines. Recognizing the ephemeral quality of Nature’s geometric moods, I quickly composed a few frames. Barely able to contain myself, I then advanced towards an iceberg […]
By default, the term “pilot” in Goa refers not to someone in the cockpit of an aircraft, but to the owner and driver of a motorcycle taxi. This mode of public transportation, perhaps not found elsewhere in India, is now a relic back from the day when Goa had a civilization. If you were going […]
Early mornings in Goa are were like nowhere else in the world. Not long ago, Goans arose to a serene landscape serenaded by birdsong. We took the quietude and beauty of our surroundings as our birthright. But good things don’t last long (especially in today’s India). The assault on Goa‘s environment by builders & miners […]