Trichy – Madurai – Tanjore.. go gopurams

This was a weekend trip to explore the temple towns (Gopurams) of Tamil Nadu. I did this trip with a friend Anubhav, he is a leisure photographer and an engineer. We both like to document architecture and cityscapes, the only difference is the medium. He does it through photography. And I pursue that through the skill of hand-sketching. So we decided to churn our creative juices this trip trying to understand, document and … Continue reading Trichy – Madurai – Tanjore.. go gopurams

Belur Halebidu- Karnataka temple towns

Belur Halebidu is a weekend bag-packing trip where we covered Shravanbelagola, Belur, Halebidu and Chikmangalur . Its one of the first trips made when I started living in Bangalore. This trip was made in February, on the onset of spring, when the kannada country side was blooming with its sap green vegetation all around. And I was so engrossed in observing the landscape around that … Continue reading Belur Halebidu- Karnataka temple towns

Ajanta, Ellora & Aurangabad

My Ajanta, Ellora and Aurangabad trip was a weekend trip to indulge in seeing some rock cut caves and medieval forts. I quietly retired with my camera and sketchpad to inherit a lingering nostalgia of some ancient and medieval architecture in Deccan India. It was a three day long trip and what made it memorable was the choice of places itself. One feels absolutely overwhelmed … Continue reading Ajanta, Ellora & Aurangabad