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I am living in Spiti this winter

An old Spiti man collects the dry shrubs used as a fuel in the treeless landscape of Spiti, Himachal Pradesh, India

So here I am, after a solo drive from Kotgarh to Kaza, sipping green tea in the living room of my favourite property in Spiti, Sakya Abode. They receive a […]

Product Shoot for Kotgarh Fruit Bageecha

Jam Jars of Kotgarh Fruit Bageecha

The Product Kotgarh Fruit Bageecha is started by a husband wife duo, who left their corporate jobs to do something more worthwhile. They moved to Kotgarh, the place where India’s […]

Video : Journey from Assam to Arunachal

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A collection of clips I recorded with my phone during our journey from Tinsukia in Assam to Itanagar in Arunachal Pradesh via Hunli for a story that fortunately couldn’t happen. […]

Life in Spiti – Website documenting Spiti Valley

Life in Spiti, a website documenting Spiti Valley

Sometimes we arrive in unknown places and they feel like home. That is how I felt in Spiti. The valley is so silent and still, mostly cut off from the […]

Life in Shimla – Documenting my hometown though pictures.

Life in Shimla

A place that is so deeply entrenched in you that you could walk its streets blindfolded. That is Shimla for me. It is where I belong and it is here […]

Faces of Rajasthan – Year 2009

Portrait of Rajasthani man wearing a red turban smoking in Osian, Jodhpur

Although natives of the Indian state of Rajasthan are rapidly adopting modern culture, there are still a lot of them who prefer to live in the traditional way, specially in […]

Off the beaten path : Stories of life and land in Arunachal, Assam and Meghalaya

Women attending mass at St. Joseph’s Cathedral in Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh, on Dec. 23, 2013.

After a tormenting flight full of very strong tremors, landing at Dibrugarh Airport in Assam was a bit of relief for me. In fact, the flight made me care even […]

The city of Jodhpur, Rajasthan

Jodhpur, the blue city from Mehrangarh Fort,

February, 2009 Jodhpur, Rajasthan Five year ago, when I was supposed to pack my bag with books and notebooks to leave for my 8:40am lecture of Political Science in my […]

Finding Nino

A Mishmi man, standing outside the only eating establishment between Roing and Hunli -- locally known as "65" due to its distance from Roing. The man is holding a sword known as a "daw."

Max Bearak and I are on a month-long journey through Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, and Meghalaya, documenting cultural  and environmental transformation in the region. Max is a journalist with The New […]

Pictures – Ladakh Flash Floods 2010

Leh Flash Floods 2010, Ladakh, India

(I found a tiny notebook in my cupboard today, with notes from my first trip to Leh back in 2010. It was the time when Leh was hit by a […]