Decadence fit for a Maharaja. The Maharaja of Jodhpur, that is. The imposing Umaid Bhawan Palace serves as the grand pooh-bah’s digs. Half of it is now a hotel, which is how this photographer-peasant got to snore under the same roof as His Royal Whateverness.
Monthly Archives: April 2012
This is the final edition of this series. The photographs in this project are an attempt at conveying a sense of the character of Panjim. I wish I could have undertaken this exercise some 25-30 years ago when much of the city of my childhood was intact and before a good portion of it was […]
In this entry we step back and take in a wider angle of view. The Noronha family’s chapel attached to Hotel Mandovi. The final image is of the monument honoring Abbé Faria, the great Goan and a pioneering figure in the field of hypnotism. It was erected in 1945 and […]
My original intent was to file 10 posts on this theme before moving on to another topic, but now it is clear that this project will score a baker’s dozen or more sessions. There has been feedback requesting more street views. To that end, I shall include some wider shots in the final rounds. […]