Paris Travelog #6 – Third Photo Essay – Louvre

TweetPlease read Priya Raju’s excellent write up on the Louvre to appreciate this photo essay better. I want to start the essay with Vermeer’s lace maker that refuses to leave my head even after a month – some what like the earworms that people talk about in the realm of music. The glass pyramid at […]

Celebrating the Indian Constitution in the Comity of Nations

TweetOn the occasion of Republic Day this year, it is important to recall that this day in 1950 we gave to ourselves our Constitution. The Constitution of India is the most sacred and central legal document. It is on the basis of this document that many other laws are derived and that we learn to […]

Paris Travelog #5 – The Louvre

TweetThis is the next serving of our Paris Travelog series. The previous post was a photo-essay by Sukumar. You can check it out here. A trip to Paris is incomplete without a visit to the fantastic Louvre, which has been a museum since 1793. It is the largest museum in the world. The sprawling complex, […]

5th Annual Blog Pongal – the best posts of 2009

TweetProlog Happy Pongal/Sankranti to those that celebrate it.  We have been celebrating the Pongal festival on the same day since the days of the  Indus Valley Civilization (according to my research) making it a 4,500+ year old tradition. On this blog, we have been celebrating it with a  harvest festival of our own – the annual Blog Pongal – a harvest […]

Paris Travelog #4 – Second Photo Essay

TweetDid you all read the previous post on the French Revolution by Priya Raju. If not, you may want to read it before reading this post which is a companion photo essay. Don’t know if my photos will do justice to the grandeur of the Versailles Palace that Priya described so well. I have always […]