Category: India

Gohar Mahal

Gohar Mahal

Situated close to the banks of the Upper Lake, the Gohar Mahal (or Gauhar Mahal) is Bhopal’s earliest surviving city palace. Prior to my visit I had heard that there were plans to turn this heritage building in to museum and center for handicrafts, but in Feb 2018 […]

In Search Of The Elephanta Stupa

Elephanta Island is home to one of the finest rock-cut temples in India, and any visitor to this small island of great scenic beauty is likely to focus their attentions on the main cluster of five temples located on the western hill. But for those wishing to dig a bit deeper into the antiquity that this island has to offer, a quick look at any map of the island will give you some pointers as to where to go next.

Illuminated Mumbai

Prior to my long overdue visit to Mumbai I did quite a bit of research on locations for photography in the city, and discovered that just a stones throw from my hotel a couple of the colonial buildings are lit up at night. So off I set one evening armed with my tripod to check them out…