Discovering Burnished Pots in Dehra-Dun

We arrived in Dehra-Dun in time to celebrate Diwali (at home). We lit the house with the traditional earthen oil lamps and enjoyed their warm glow. Little did we know that our lazy peaceful days of drinking chai in the garden would not last. The demonetisation of the 500 and 1000 rupee notes was announced: … Read more

Dharamsala Calling

We took the opportunity to explore Dharamsala before leaving for the plains of northern India: completing a 15-hour bus journey to get up there without actually experiencing the mountains seemed senseless. We rode into McLeod Ganj on a local tin bus, excited about the food and mountains we were going to encounter. We walked through … Read more

Photography - Baner Khad

Pottery at the Talking Clay Studio

So there we were, on a pottery course in the mountains with no personal conveyance and a fair few kilometers between our cottage and the closest town, Fatehpur. Our favourite activity instantly became the tranquil, scenic walk on a narrowly paved path from our rented cottage, through the village fields, past the village and then … Read more