"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)


Looking Back: Part 3


Heading home..

Picture taken in Karnataka.

Aspiring To Altitude – or – Fear Of Landing?

An acceptance of solitude.

“Truly I have set my soul in silence and peace.”

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.

Picture taken in Diskit Tibetan Buddhist monastery, Ladakh. 

The Wanderer Returns

Sicut cervus desiderat


Picture taken in the Kerala backwaters of Cochin.

Heading South

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


Picture taken from the Parade Ground, Fort Cochin.

Heading Home

No turning back…



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.


Picture taken at 8 o’clock in the morning, Patallam, Fort Cochin.