Dharansi. A hanging valley. I savour those two words. What a delicious idea! I close my eyes and try to remember if I’ve seen one before. There was that small hanging plateau on the northern marches of the Indrahar pass in the Dhauladhar. But this was massive. I was sitting in the middle of a... Continue Reading →
During sunset, the Taj positively glows, gigantic, dominating everything around it. It hovers like a vision, somewhere between the parallel lines of earth and sky.
“Camel ride sir? Great camel” “Nahi ji” “Why nahi ji sir?” What could I say? There’s only so much camel I can take, and I’d been catching myself staring at these strange, disdainful beasts all day. I can’t think of any other animal that carries off such studied insouciance, even when doing nothing more demonstrative... Continue Reading →