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Jammu and Kashmir

Tweet It has been difficult to write about Kashmir. I barely manged to get out before the floods. What I saw on the roads left me shaken. And yet Gulmarg on a rainy day was beautiful. The water has receded and the state will now face different set of problems. One of it would be [...]


Tweet I am not a big fan of rainy weather. I absolutely detest it if I have to commute through rains. If you live in Gurgaon you know what it means generally. Before traveling to Gulmarg, I checked out the weather forecast and I was not thrilled at all. It predicted rain and then some [...]


Tweet This is a petty post. This is about my difficulties in catching a flight out of Srinagar yesterday, the day Jhelum River breached its banks. However, this minor tragedy collided with the major tragedy of the Srinagar floods, of the #KashmirFloods. I went to The Khyber Resorts (Gulmarg) on Friday, September 5, as I was [...]


Tweet I am so very fond of bird photography. It is just that I am not fond of getting up in the morning. And the birds like to give ‘darshan’ (audience) in the morning or the evening. This time at Srinagar I did manage to wake up early morning on one day, to visit the floating vegetable [...]


Tweet Obscene and early morning are closely associated words for me. The only exception to this rule is trekking when I go to sleep at 8. 00 pm and wake up bright at 5.00 am. However, in interest of  photography and seeking new experiences I sometimes make an effort to wake up early even otherwise. [...]


Kashmiri Men

by Mridula on June 30, 2014

in Canon D550,India,Jammu and Kashmir,Photography

Tweet I have said this often, I am not too keen on street photography. I am quite scared of clicking people. And yet I am fascinated by it too. On this trip to Kashmir, I met fellow blogger Siddhartha Joshi. We went on a small walk by the Dal Lake in Srinagar. The guy knows [...]