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From the Caribbean to the rest of the World

When you come from a tiny island in the Caribbean Sea you spend a great deal of time looking outwards to the rest the world and particularly to the places that you hear most about.My portfolio is a reflection of that. I love Tuscany, in Italy and I love the amazement of incredible India. I share the color and spirituality I found in India and the home of some of the best wines in the world through the vineyard tours in Italy.But what can I give the rest of the world from the Caribbean?I share... continue reading

In search of good food Benaras - Part 1

"Benaras is older than history, older than tradition, older even than legend, and looks twice as old as all of them put together!" - Mark TwainEver wonder,what did it took Mark Twain to write this ? Well, not unless you have been to Benaras/Kashi/Varanasi.The welcome that you get the main railway station is no indication of what is in store for you.Each evening, Devotees gather at the "dasaswamedh ghat" to watch the Ganga aarti, which generally takes place at 6:30 PM. Unlike Haridwar where you... continue reading

Sacred City Varanasi

Varanasi is often known as 'The Sacred city of India'. Many people also refer to it as oldest Hindu city. For an India-Tour everyone always keeps this place in their plan by default. We, photographers call it as 'Paradise for Street Photography'. We have also seen some very old foreign people come here for vacations, rent a hotel on the bank of river Ganges and enjoy the ancient ambiance through out their stay.According to legend, the city was founded by the Hindu deity Lord Shiva, several... continue reading

Varanasi - Sacred Hindu City

Varanasi, on the banks of the Ganga in Uttar Pradesh, is famous the world over as one of the holiest of Hindu sites. It attracts Hindu’s from all over India and the world to worship and to bathe in the sacred waters of the River Ganges. For visitors such as myself, it is one of the “must visit” places in India, despite its reputation for also being one of the dirtiest and most congested cities in India. The city’s focus is the Ghats lining the northern side of the river for about 3 miles from... continue reading

Morning at Ganges River, Varanasi, India

Varanasi is a magical city for sure, even for those who are not hindu believers.Like a person I met there said he could feel something in the air.Here are some photos, you can tell it.Actually, I took a lot of good photos there, but I cannot upload them because I don't have model release for them. continue reading

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