Thursday, September 30, 2010
Wednesday, September 29, 2010
Few days ago, while in lalbagh flower show I spotted this seller. These soap bubbles took me back to my childhood and reminded me of my friends that played with me together with such soap bubbles, only difference was that we used to roll a paper and use that as a straw to make bubbles...
Tuesday, September 28, 2010
The Glass house in lalbagh, after a short rain in the evening while the lights are turned on the wet structure looks divine... This is the pride of this garden and the city and is visited among top 5 places by tourists!!
Monday, September 27, 2010
Making most of the busy buyers in the market area this young seller carries all distractions for kids and hopes to make most of the opportunity while in weekend windowshoping hour!!
Sunday, September 26, 2010
The blend of the society in this city is semi-urban, on one hand you have the fast moving IT crowd that resonates with malls, pubs and trendy cars, the other represents simple livign and related more towards agriculture, farming, traditional occupations like carpentry, enterrising / cottage industries, nurseries etc....
Saturday, September 25, 2010
The calmess of this evening sky soon got into a heavy downpour y'day evening, most of the low laying areas got flooded almost like a cloud bust...
Friday, September 24, 2010
just 25 kms from city center, this Resort & Spa is a beautiful destination for relaxation, This multilevel pool that centers 39 luxery rooms is a center of attraction Indeed!
Thursday, September 23, 2010
Bangles, the traditional yet modern complement to attire, this store on the busy commercial street exhibits the current range and varieties...
Wednesday, September 22, 2010
The Garden city is expanding at the cost of its vary own trees, there are still quite a few in old residential layouts which mesmerize walkers with their large canopies covering the roads and bylanes, most of them are rain trees and are as old as 40-50 years....
Tuesday, September 21, 2010
Also known as puchka, golgappa and is a tangy tasty roadside snack favored by many, a typical serving is six-seven puris with various combinations along with spicy water ...mouthwaterling delight!
Monday, September 20, 2010
Old newspapers are sold by household to these vandors who collecthem and send back to paper industries to reprocess and save some trees. The roadside business is part of a large unorganized sector like many other cities in India, a serious contribution to protect the trees thus the environment.
Sunday, September 19, 2010
its rainy, chilling atmoshphere, the temparatures pushing you to in dilemma to take your thermals or test yourself to manage without them. Yet this hot steamy corn is certain to tempt you to enjoy a munch while walking around!
Saturday, September 18, 2010
The rain at times become a spoil sport when you are out on shopping and it catches you midway while you are unprepared! this mother and her son are taking shelter in a roadside shop waitign for rain to stop, the wait state can range between few minutes for showers to fadeway or for longer time pushing them to hop into a passing auto...
Friday, September 17, 2010
These colorful and trendy paper umbrellas, known as Chatra, is a symbol of respect are getting popular in the decorations for Ganesha festivities; these are installed above the idol as a form of symbolic protection in a belief that the gods must be covered, a gesture showing respect….
Thursday, September 16, 2010
Perhaps people are not satisfied with the range of colors Rose has to offer, few vendors dye them into these fancy colours and try create variety via soaking the flower stems overnight...
Wednesday, September 15, 2010
In my neighborhood I am surrounded by many forest fire trees and this is just like an indicator of changing season for me, this being the sixth bloom I see in the city reminds me of the time i spent around and the seasonal clock ticking the years away~
Tuesday, September 14, 2010
Ganesha festivities demand the holy setup done with the four banana stems around the deity, these are thus sold in the markets throughout the day to fulfill the demand, it will remain as part of the decor till the immersion…
Monday, September 13, 2010
The Ganesha Festival brings in social harmony wherein communities get together and celebrate this together, such Pandals with lot of decorations are a common site across the city, with each pandal having different scenarios and themes providing varity of entertainment to the visitors...
Sunday, September 12, 2010
On the Ganesh Chaturti, the festive day is when devotees take home the clay idols of Ganesh, this youngster is riding behind his father and all set to take home his 'god' from the market with devine affection and careful handling!!
Saturday, September 11, 2010
The festivities of Ganesh Chaturthi calls for flowers, fruits, idols and decorations, all of these varieties are at full display in all the market areas around the city. The rains are playing a spoil spot for outdoor shopping but the passion and belief wins over....
Friday, September 10, 2010
City is entering into a long weekend, Ganesh Chaturthi and Id on same day, Saturday and thus expect sunday to be full of festive foods....many take this opportunity to sneak out for weekend travel for some its unwinding with Nature..
here is BDP wishing Happy Ganesha Chaturthy and Id Mubarak!!
Thursday, September 09, 2010
The Auto drivers are very sensitive about their vehicles, the affection they have to them is devotional in a gratitude that this is the bread and butter for their living... to respect this feeling such offerings are a common sight!!
Wednesday, September 08, 2010
Small lanes around the market area are mushrooming with new business models and coping with trends, the desires of piercing is one among them and this shop seems to get it right!!
Tuesday, September 07, 2010
There are few fruit stalls I like when I e=wonder around, one of them is outside safina plaza, the variety and the quality of the fruits there is always great!, (so is the cost!) the sight itself is so delightful ....
Monday, September 06, 2010
City demands the best of the best food varieties from other parts of the nation and the world, This restaurent is Kormangala called Tundey Kababi served the lakhnavi / Adadhi cuisine. The shami kakabs are seen being prepared and served by the chef....
Sunday, September 05, 2010
Strolling in the park, thats how a saturday evening can be spend away from the crowd, the rains play hide n seek yet the atmosphere is so refeshingly peaceful that the canopies and the clouds make a good company!!
Saturday, September 04, 2010
Time is Money and everyone seems to get their things done as quickly as possible, this rider too takes advantage of taking a quick stop besides a banana cart on the street to buy some riding on his bike...
Friday, September 03, 2010
These tangy fries with various combinations, commonly called "Khara" being sold at a local market are a favorite choice for many. The spicy masala used after frying it is traditional and makes it yummy!
Thursday, September 02, 2010
Fresh fruits i.e. apples, sweetlime (mosambi) and pomogranates being displayed on a roadside cart , I liked the pattern and the distinct colours for each fruit type...
Wednesday, September 01, 2010
kids are having fun around this chocolate fountain in the corridors of malls, the temptation is well balanced when they show patience supporting the shopping done by their parents in the branded showrooms around and reward is mouth watering….