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Photos taken by the Nikon 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6 VR.

Views from Delo

The brilliant visage of the Kanchendzonga range.

Delo (or Deolo) is a mountain-top picnic spot, in the Darjeeling district of West Bengal. Around 6 kms from Kalimpong town, it’s nice place to pay a visit if you are somewhere close-by. I went there in the month of December when I used to study in college which was quite near (around 2 hours […]

Chinese Fishing Nets of Fort Kochi

A fisherman walks on the Chinese fishing net.

One of the biggest tourist attraction in Fort Kochi are the Chinese fishing nets. Wikipedia informs me that the technical name for these things is shore operated lift nets. According to legend these nets were introduced by the Chinese explorer Zheng He. This is in continuation of the photo series on Kochi. I was there […]

Cochin Port and its Surroundings

The jetty on the mainland from where you get ferry to Fort Kochi.

Continuing my Kochi series, today I blog about the 86 year old Cochin Port area and its surroundings as I saw it on my way on a ferry from a mainland jetty to the Fort Kochi jetty. Cochin Port is a major port on the Laccadive Sea – Indian Ocean sea-route and is one of […]

Streets of Mattancherry, Fort Kochi

Kashmiri Emporiums in Mattancherry

Fort Kochi is one of my favourite places to take a stroll in Kochi. I always make it a point to visit the place when I am in Kochi. The island of Fort Kochi can be widely divided into 2 parts: the Fort Kochi part with the nice hotels and the Chinese fishing nets, and […]

Photographing the not-so-haunted South Park Street Cemetery

The spring looks good in the cemetery

It seems that my fellow Kolkatans are quite inquisitive about the ‘haunted’ South Park Street Cemetery, as evident from the number of hits I get on the blog posts I posted in 2012/2013 on this topic. The popular perception that the South Park Street Cemetery is haunted is what drives this curiosity unfortunately though. I […]