Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeological Park – my photo story of Gujarat’s UNESCO World Heritage Site

Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeological Park – my photo story of Gujarat’s UNESCO World Heritage Site

I saw the photos of Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeological Park on someone's travel blog, and they immediately intrigued my enquiring mind (long live the travel blogging community!). Further research kept fueling my interest until it finally crystallized into a firm decision to go and explore the ancient monuments on my own. So here I was, buying the ...read more »

Azan from the Noor Mosque in Vashi, Navi Mumbai

Azan from the Noor Mosque in Vashi, Navi Mumbai

I made this recording ages ago during my first days in India. After that I've heard many calls for prayer in different places, but somehow this remains the most masterful, or perhaps it was just the novelty effect. Ah, and never mind the visual aspect - I didn't have a chance to make a proper video. ...read more »

Haji Ali Dargah – a mosque in the middle of the sea

Haji Ali Dargah – a mosque in the middle of the sea

In spite of my love to the British colonial architecture, I was deeply impressed by another place in Mumbai, completely different in style, spirit and atmosphere – Haji Ali Dargah. It’s a mosque and a tomb situated on a small islet in the Arabian Sea and connected with the shoreline by a broad concrete walkway. I ...read more »