Travel bans

My six year old and I sat one afternoon Reading about deserts and sand dunes My son, a keen learner of geography Expressed interest in traveling with me To some countries where sand dunes could be found To which I replied we could travel all around The world, and go to any country we fancied- […]

Tourist, traveler

“The traveler sees what he sees. The tourist sees what he has come to see.” ― G.K. Chesterton A traveler is what I longed to be To experience new places, with an open mind see New landscapes, mingle with people different From one adventure to another- that’s how I wanted life spent I wanted to […]

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge-Entrances-and-Doors

Finding images for this challenge was a pleasant distraction from ad nauseum discussions on US presidential election Entrance to the Rodin Museum, Philadelphia Gateway to the Taj Mahal, Agra, IndiaEntrance to Sheikh Zayed Mosque, Abu Dhabi, UAEEntrance to the Qutab Minar, Delhi, India Floral entrance to the Conservatory at Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, PA Gate […]

Weekly Photo Challenge- Shine

I shall rise and shine for this challenge, thus- Sheikh Zayed Mosque shining in the moonlight, Abu Dhabi, UAE Sheikh Zayed mosque again- the marble shining in sunlight     All that glitters is gold? Maybe- in the lobby of the Emirates Palace Hotel, Abu Dhabi, UAE The sun shining over Lake Thingvellir, Iceland Evening […]

Cee’s Which Way Photo Challenge – October 19, 2016

The path laid down by the king Christian IV with his gloved hand- this is where the city of Oslo (Christiania), Norway was founded The wonders of yesteryears- path leading to Qutub Minar, Delhi, India Walk in royal (Mughal) style- Red Fort, Agra, the seat of Mughal rulers of India The corridors of Sheikh Zayed Mosque, Abu […]

Travel theme: Dried

Here are some dried up things: Skeleton of a camel dried and preserved in the Arabian desert, near Abu Dhabi, UAE Dried exoskeletons of insects displayed as art- Renwick Art Gallery, Washington DC   The almost dry Bridal veil Falls at Yosemite National Park, CA  

Cee’s Which Way Photo Challenge – October 5, 2016

“I dreamed a thousand new paths. I woke and walked my old one.”- Proverb, unknown Way to the past- at Fatehpur Sikri near Agra, India (historic site) Let’s go the observatory- near Reykjavik, Iceland The corridor of illusions-at Munch Museum, Oslo, Norway Sidewalk in Oslo, Norway with quotes by the famous Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen- […]

Weekly Photo Challenge-Edge

The Edge of the Opera House at Oslo, Norway, making it appear as if it is arising from the ocean Edge of the Solheimajokull glacier in Iceland, tainted with volcanic ash Cliffs in Thingvellir National Park, Iceland- at the fissure zone, part of mid-Atlantic ridge

The Road Well Traveled..

Fed on a steady visual diet Of facebook, instagram and pinterest Watching photographs of jaw-dropping scenery Of amazing places in far-flung countries I thought that everything worth exploring Needed an air-ticket, places around me were boring My city, after all, could not compete With a volcano in Hawaii spewing heat So every weekend I would […]