Marine Drive in Rishikesh: A Memory

  Until I visited Rishikesh, I was aware of just one Marine Drive – The Queen’s Necklace in Mumbai. But the Marine Drive of Rishikesh is a different site altogether. This beach called Marine Drive Beach is popular for River Rafting, and other adventure sports. Type: Landscape Photography Location: Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India Date: December 2019…

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Indian Farmer on a Hot Summer day: A Memory

51 year-old, Ahilya Pahune, a proud village farmer, living in Nasik, is helping her large joint family of 21, harvest the rice. Despite the heat, despite the hard work, despite her physical limitations, this woman was all smiles at the end of a long day and more than excited for a quick chat with us.…

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Eyes on Humayun’s Tomb: A Memory

Type: Monument Photography Location: Humayun’s Tomb, Delhi, India Date: December 2019 Camera: Oppo Reno 10X Zoom Hope you enjoy my India Travel Photography. Do share your thoughts in comments below. ~~~~~ For more travel photography, ~~~~~ All photos are copyright Asha Seth. Unauthorised use and/or reproduction without permission is unethical and prohibited. ~~~~~ © Asha Seth…

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Sunset in Meerut: A Memory

Type: Landscape Photography Location: Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, India Date: December 2019 Camera: Canon EOS 200D Hope you enjoy my India Travel Photography. Do share your thoughts in comments below. ~~~~~ For more travel photography, ~~~~~ All photos are copyright Asha Seth. Unauthorised use and/or reproduction without permission is unethical and prohibited. ~~~~~ © Asha Seth Never…

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Why I can’t wait to go back to Mussoorie! (Part 1)

Travel does take your mind off the most stressful of things. I have always felt that in times of utter madness,;in personal or professional life, I have always craved to land in an unknown place and lose myself in its charms. And that’s exactly what I needed after a long spell of mundane mediocrities that…

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Aerial view of Pykara Lake: A Memory

  Type: Landscape PhotographyLocation: Pykara, Ooty, IndiaDate: June 2019Camera: Canon EOS 200D This is an unedited, unfiltered, shot. Hope you enjoy my India Travel Photography.Do share your thoughts in comments below. ~~~~~ For more travel photography, ~~~~~ All photos are copyright Asha Seth. Unauthorised use and/or reproduction without permissionis unethical and prohibited. ~~~~~ © Asha Seth…

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The Rape Trial: Book Review by Asha Seth

Author: Bidisha Ghosal | Genre: Crime Fiction | Pages: 548 Nearly a decade has passed since Rahul Satyabhagi, heir to the mega Satyabhagi business empire, had raped Avni Rambha, bested her in court, and gone on to become a men’s rights activist, and the who’s-who of Badrid Bay had breathed a sigh of relief that…

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What makes Rishikesh so mesmerising?

“Live with no excuses and travel with no regrets”  And that’s exactly how we must plan our travels – exploring every nook and cranny that catches our fantasy, tasting local cuisines that whet the appetite long after you’ve returned home, and much more. My travels to Ladakh in North to Ooty in South, Kutch in the West…

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1984: An Excerpt

It struck him that in moments of crisis one is never fighting against an external enemy, but always against one’s own body… On the battlefield, in the torture chamber, on a sinking ship, the issues that you are fighting for are always forgotten, because the body swells up until it fills the universe, and even…

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Why is Haridwar Spiritually Charged-up?

I hope you enjoyed my Delhi travelogue. Delhi is such a melting pot of cultures, cuisines, people, and stories. Leaving Delhi to move on to the next part of my journey wasn’t easy. It felt as though I was leaving behind a friend I’d met after ages and had hardly had time to be with…

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Why Delhi stole my heart…

“We travel not to escape life but for life not to escape us.” That is so true, isn’t it? Not packing up to travel to someplace unseen is the biggest regret of my life. Every breath, sort of, reminds me of all the places I’m still to see, and the experiences I’m yet to make.…

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It is almost winters in Mumbai and a brief respite from scorching summers is expected here. But as winter’s about to kick in, I am kicking out of the city. A trip to the northern beauty called Uttarakhand was long due and I can’t be happier that I could embark on this journey this year.…

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