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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Peacock found in Mudumalai: A Memory

Found this peacock staring at us who was caught unawares, in the wilds of Mudumalai Tiger Reserve in Tamil Nadu, India. This was shot in the Monsoons of 2019. I love these beautiful birds and this is a most-cherished capture. For those who might not know, peacock is the national bird of India.  Type: Bird…

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Rejections are tough. But they are more difficult when you’re a writer. Because with every rejection, sometimes, comes a dose of dejection that gradually eats you. And it’s hard to think of the way forward.It is astonishing when you think about the number of writers who give up with every rejection. But it is important…

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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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Pain or pleasure, makes us better. Each of our experiences makes us a better artist. And that is more than a sufficient reason to believe that whatever happens, happens for good, to teach us something, to leave lessons with us, that is our own, and only ours. These experiences should be harnessed to power up…

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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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Writing Inspiration #43

Well, this isn’t the first time an author has tried to emphasise on the importance of reading for writing a book. Most writers read a good deal before even starting to pen down their ultimate novel. I wouldn’t know how to write if I hadn’t taken inspiration from the books written by authors successful today.…

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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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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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Varanasi Travelogue

February generously brought me quite few opportunities of travel and just how! The third week of the month had me and family pack our bags and leave for Varanasi, the religious capital of India popularly known as ‘City of Ghats’, ‘City of Salvation’, and one that proudly stands as one of the oldest cities in…

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