Nov 012014
desi Traveler 2015 Calendar Giveaway

 2015 Calendar give away for readers, Facebook Fans  and Twitter followers   Dear Readers the annual desi Traveler Calendar give away is back. Not that it has been running for years, but considering that desi Traveler blog with the current name is only 2 years old, the giveaway has been around for 50% of the life of the blog. OK enough of juggling with statistics to prove a point let us straight go to the 2015 Calendar giveaway for readers of desi Traveler. To get your own personalized desi Calendar 2015 all you need to do is browse through [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Mar 042013
A Visit to Belum Caves near Kurnool

  Here  is a special guest post about Belum Caves in Kurnool by fellow traveler and photographer Somabrata Pramanik, whom I first met during our trip to Bidar and later again on a bird watching trip with GHAC ——————————————————————————————————————————————————————— Somabrata: I am a regular reader of Desi Traveler since we met on a photography tour to Bidar Fort . This blog provides a lot of information and inspiration to my traveling and photography. I am more of a reader than writer kind of guy. So when I got an invitation from him to write a guest post on our trip to [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Feb 232013
Pictures of Kumbh Mela Allahabad by Vijay Jata

Naga Sadhus & other pictures of Kumbh Mela Allahabad  There are a lot of things that happen only in India and it is just not possible to find a parallel of them anywhere in world. Kumbh Mela is one such relegious event. I sorely missed going to the Kumbh Mela in Allahabad due to various reasons.  I badly wanted to go, when our photography group HWS or Hyderabad Weekend Shoot were planning to go there. But as they say in India you do not go to a holy place, the holy place calls you. So when the photography group returned [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Jan 032013
9 Simple Tips For Photographing Kids

Here I give you 9 simple tips for photographing kids in home. I remember as a kid going to a photo studio with my sister on my 5th birthday to get a picture clicked. More than the photo it was the fuss created by two of us to get our picture immediately that I still l remember. Those were the pre digital era days and instant gratification from the pictures clicked was many years away. My first SLR was way back in 97 during the film days, I have spent 2 months salary to get one. I still have the same resting on [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]