Jan 212014
 
Showcase on Traveler & Photographer: Saurabh Chatterjee

Meet Saurabh Chatterjee: Traveler and Photographer Dear readers today we will showcase a unique traveler who has crisscrossed India’s remote corners and photographing her wonders with his lens in his own very unique style.  Almost all of us have a dream somewhere buried deep inside us to follow our passions, but few can muster enough courage to embrace dreams and say sayonara to 9-5. Well not Saurabh Chatterjee after a very successful career in IT with some of the top MNCs he decided to chase his two missions in his life – to see INDIA and to make every [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Feb 012013
 
Rural Tourism Complex Bhoodan Pochampally Village

 Visit to Bhoodan Pochampally Village- Part II In my last post on Pochampally village, the home of world-famous Pochampally Sarees and other dress material,  I focused on the beautiful rangolis that people have made outside their homes and shops for celebrating Sakranthi. In this post we will visit the Rural Tourism Complex, of Bhoodan Pochampally Village, Nalgonda District, in Telangana. It is about 60 KM from Hitech city in Hyderabad and if you start early you can reach Bhoodan Pochampally in about 1.5 hours.  As Pochampally was the first village where a rich landlord donated his surplus land to [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Jan 122013
 
Capturing Fishermen Catching Fish in Pondicherry

Fishermen Catching Fish In Pondicherry   I first missed not knowing how to shoot a video first when I saw this skirmish between a Cunning Fox and Eagle in Tal Chapar Rajasthan. I talked with a few photographers and what clearly emerged from my discussion : Still photographs capture the moment better and they give a very sharp image. If your picture is good a single picture can tell the story. Capturing videos is much more complicated and you need to do a lot of editing and sound mixing which is not everybody’s cup of tea. Though now you [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Oct 092011
 
Around Bhongir Fort Part II

Bhongir Fort On The Rock This is the second post in the Bhongir Fort Series Here is the earlier post about Surendrapuri the museum of Hindu Mythology We parked the car next to the house of Sri’s friend and decided to walk up to the Bhongir fort. Sri’s friend actually works in USA, and was not aware that we are visiting his ancestral home with an American. The ascend to the fort is very steep and within less than 5 minutes I was panting and remembering all the aloo parathans, pizzas and burgers that I have gulped down for [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Oct 082011
 
Around Bhongir Fort- Surendrapuri A Museum of Indian Mythology

A Museum of Hindu Mythology: Surendrapuri We have been living in Hyderabad for some time and I have visited the Golconda fort many times. It has been one of the default historical spot for us to go whenever we were giving a guided tour to our guests both from India or my colleagues from US. Our CTO Tom has been to India many times and he is probably equally familiar with the city of Nizams by now if not more than me. So when this time Tom was in town me and my colleagues were in dilemma what to [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]