Jan 012013
Evil Eye In India - Nazar Battu as seen in Bazaar

Buri Nazar Wale Tera Muh Kala-Evil Eye Guy Your Face Black Evil Eye Guy Your Face Black or Buri Nazar Wale Tera Muh Kala is an old saying in this country. Racist to the core as it marks that evil guys are black, or perhaps our desi obsession with all things fair and lovely. Whatever be the reason I am nobody to go into the merits /demerits of the saying all I can say is that it is a ubiquitous in India from the back of the trucks and buses to day to day conversations and folklore.Though present in [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Dec 312012
2012-The Year That Was

All said and done 2012 was like any other year. On a personal front I will remember it as a year when I became a bit more serious about blogging and photography. Also missing my goals of loosing weight, exercising more and eating less ( what else is new 🙂 ) I have started using my Nikon more often and won a prize from Nikon in a small street photography competition for the photo given below. I was more active with my photography club and 3 of my  photographs were exhibited in Hyderabad. One of them being judged the photograph of the trip. It gives a very strange feeling [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

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Oct 192012
10 Things to do in Shilparamam-Hyderabad

   What to do & what to shop in Shilparamam: Indian Crafts Bazaar in Hyderabad Take An Elephant Home I have written earlier about Shilparamam in Madhapur, Hyderabad very close to the IT hub of the city. So you will find a lot of westerners coming there to do shopping. But some of my friends wanted to know what else they can do besides shopping so here we are. Some of the good things about Shilparamam are that it is a gated complex so once you are in there are no beggars to trouble you, no honking of cars and [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]