"Wading neck deep in a swamp, your revolver is neither use nor ornament until you have had time to clean it" Mary H. Kingsley (1897)

returning

Looking Back: Part 3

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Heading home..

Picture taken in Karnataka.


Aspiring To Altitude – or – Fear Of Landing?

An acceptance of solitude.
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“Truly I have set my soul in silence and peace.”
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Picture taken beside the frozen Tsomoriri Lake in Ladakh.


Aspiring To Altitude: Beginning The Descent

A monk descends from the monastery’s upper temple, carrying sacred texts.
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Picture taken in Diskit Tibetan Buddhist monastery, Ladakh. 


The Wanderer Returns

Sicut cervus desiderat


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Picture taken in the Kerala backwaters of Cochin.


Heading South

We are heading south again.
Back into the cool hills of Koottickal.


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Picture taken from the Parade Ground, Fort Cochin.


Heading Home

No turning back…

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Pictures taken on the platform of Kannur railway station, Kerala.


Well Played

Schoolboys return from dawn football practice.
After a quick wash and breakfast, they will start their classes.
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Picture taken at 8 o’clock in the morning, Patallam, Fort Cochin.