Looking at this photograph of a colourful yet tiny boat on Lake Geneva, in Vevey, Switzerland, one is transported to the quiet little town of Montreux, that transforms intoparty central as it hosts one of the world’s biggest wine festivals. With the French Alps in the distance and the Lavaux vineyards behind, a boat ride like the one in the photograph taken by Saurabh Ganguly, is one of the best ways to explore Vevey and the surrounding Swiss Riviera
We’re just about beginning to re-discover our heritage – and here the name Hampi comes spontaneously to mind. Being a UNESCO World Heritage site and the capital city of the Vijayanagara empire in the 14th century, what we see of Hampi today in all its splendour can only give us a glimpse of its grandeur and glory. The most compelling image that is associated with Hampi is that of the
Stone Chariot, dedicated to Garuda, located inside the complex of Vijaya Vittala temple. Built by the king Shri Krishna Deva Raya during the 16th century, inspired and fascinated with the Konark Sun temple chariot in Odisha, the king wanted one for his empire, hence, it was built. The architecture however, is inspired by the Dravidian art mirroring the skills of the early craftsmen and architects. And we love this image by photographer Haren Asher – shot from a different and very unusual perspective that makes us see it in a completely different light
Staying at home and dreaming of your next adventure and thethrill and rush that comes from extreme places and experiences ?
One such place, which is not only the hottest but also amongst the driest places in the world is Death Valley.
There are striking contrasts to explore, from snowcapped peaks to endless desert plains, both of which you can see in one frame.
This image captured by Sachin Sagane, speaks of this place in its most elemental form
Considered to be one of the most impressive temple complexes in the India these images present the Belur and Halebid temples of Karnataka, their most intricate carvings. Built in the year 1117 A.D, it took 3 generations to complete the construction of this temple complex. A perfect mix of spirituality and love for architectural craftsmanship this image has been shot by Vinod Kulkarni
The historic Kumbh Mela, made up of two words, ‘Kumbh’ meaning ‘the immortal pot of nectar’ and ‘Mela’’ means ‘gathering’, is the world’s largest religions and cultural human gathering. In a span of 48 days – one can see millions of pilgrims come in faith to the banks of the river and bathe in the holy rivers and complete their rituals. This photograph showcases a Naga Sadhu at the Kumbh, with his expressions and emotions captured up close and personal by our photographer artist Jagdev Singh“
Nestled at the edge of the arid great Basin and the snowy Sierra Nevada mountains in California, Mono Lake is a 760,000 year old saline lake. . Home to millions of migratory birds, this lake covers an area of 70 square miles. This image is from the collection of the very talented photographer Jayant Mahto
“The great difference between voyages rests not with the ships, but with the people you meet on them” —Amelia. E. Barr.
And this, also applies to life as those who we meet has the potential to make a difference to our lives.. Each person we meet can make us embark on a new voyage,. This photograph clicked by the extremely talented MGS Art, captures old fashioned deep sea fishing in the Arabian Sea on a windy day! The black and white imagery captures the contrasts between the cloud formation above with birds flying and the depths of the ocean that can only hint at what lies beneath“
This rustic little bridge over a beautiful waterfall captured by our artistic seller – Carpe Diem, is at Jana, Himachal Pradesh. The off the map village is located 36 kms from Kullu, and abounds with lush greenery, gurgling streams and charming waterfalls all around. The place makes one feel like one is in a Hobbit movie – but in the here and now.