Monthly Archives: May 2013



Seoul tower Namsan South Korea

What: A scene from another world, the landmark Seoul Tower seems to float on thin air
Where: Seoul, South Korea
When: July 2012

Photo credit: Rimi D
Camera: Canon Ixus 130


Keeping company


dog horses indian village

What: An endearing scene in Chunar (near Varanasi) – they seem to be watching over each other 🙂
Where: Uttar Pradesh, India
When: September 2012

Photo credit: Madhura K
Camera: Samsung SIII (phone)

Misty woods


Wayanad Mist

What: Orange blossoms peeping through the thick blanket of mist in Wayanad
Where: Kerala, India
When: September 2011

Photo credit: Amrita S
Camera: Nikon D90

Traveller’s tale: The photograph at first glance looks like a shot gone bad. But, the thick mist enveloping these woods couldn’t completely hide the bright orange flowers on this tree.

Watching life go by


vaisakh festivities Sri Lanka

What: A large mural depicting the life & times of the Buddha
Where: Colombo, Sri Lanka
When: May 2011

Photo credit: Poonam C
Camera: Sony DSC-T10

Traveller’s tale: During the days preceding the birthday of Lord Buddha (Vesak/ Buddha Poornima) and after, we saw these huge temporary murals and lanterns all across Sri Lanka. They carried images depicting his life, his teachings and messages of peace.

Bottle magic


Brettos bar Athens

What: Bottles of home-distilled spirits displayed at Brettos Bar
Where: Athens, Greece
When: July 2012

Photo credit: Madhura K
Camera: Sony Cybershot

Trivia: Started in 1909 by Michael Brettos, it claims to be the 2nd oldest distillery in Europe 😉 Another traveller’s tale here.