Takashima Castle Park, nestled in the heart of Japan, transforms into a breathtaking spectacle during the Sakura season. As spring unfolds, the park’s cherry blossoms, or Sakura, burst into bloom, creating a captivating sea of delicate pink and white hues. The ancient castle, with its historic architecture, serves as a picturesque backdrop to this natural spectacle.
Tsubosaka-dera Temple, situated in the serene landscapes of Nara, Japan, is a cultural gem with roots dating back over 1,300 years. Nestled on Mount Yoshino, this heritage site provides a panoramic view of the surrounding mountains and valleys, particularly breathtaking during the cherry blossom season.
Perched atop a cluster of picturesque hills in Karnataka, Chitradurga Fort is a formidable testament to the region’s historical legacy. Dating back to the 17th century, this massive fortification is renowned for its ingenious military architecture, featuring a complex series of concentric walls, bastions, and gateways.
Today we visit the Mahanakhon Observatory and skywalk. The imposing tower dominates Bangkok’s skyline and offers a unique experience to visitors of walking on a transparent glass platform with a bird eye’s view of the iconic city
Ladakh is a magical place known for its gorgeous mountains, crystal-clear lakes, and rich cultural traditions. This is my second visit to the land of passes. This time Mani and I came a month early to capture the Apricot Blossom Festival in Ladakh that celebrates the region’s natural beauty and cultural heritage. The festival takes […]
Nestled in the picturesque landscape of Ladakh, the Stok Palace & Monastery stands as a profound reflection of the rich cultural heritage of this remote Himalayan region. Located approximately 15 kilometers from the bustling town of Leh, Stok Palace serves as the residential palace of the royal family of King Sengge Namgyal. Today, we will […]
Mani and I were back in Leh. After a memorable experience in 2018, we had been thinking about going back to the “land of high passes” for some time. The tourist season in Ladakh starts around early May. This time, to escape the crowds, we came a month early in April itself. As we deplaned, […]
Today we go for a night photo-walk to Fushimi Inari-taisha, the head shrine of the kami Inari, located just a train stop away from the bustling city of Kyoto.
Zenkō-ji is a Buddhist temple located in the city of Nagano, Japan. The temple was built in the 7th century. The modern city of Nagano began as a town built around the temple.