I had three hours of free time today. And Palyur has been on my list for a long time. So today I visited.
This is my second visit to Mumbai this year. I spent a week with a fantastic team who are always game to go out and do nothing or everything. I love pictures from the street. That’s how I mostly love to explore a city. That’s what I did this time too.
I was in Mumbai for work. Since Anju was with me, we spent a couple of evenings eating, walking around, and buying books.
I love traveling and trekking 1. At least when riding or driving across India, you would reach a place where you don’t have an internet connection, but you want to figure something out. For example, one time, I thought a spider bit me, and my arm was swollen. We were trying to figure...
I did some recordings of Panchavadyam (Temple Orchestra) at Sri Sankarankulangara Temple festival (chuttu valakku) in Thrissur. Panchavadyam (Malayalam: പഞ്ചവാദ്യം), literally meaning an orchestra of five instruments, is basically a temple art form that has evolved in Kerala. Of the five instruments, four — timila, maddalam, ilathalam and idakka — belong to the...
I am not religious. But rivers, mountains, roads and regular people are my favourite. Kumbh is one such event that makes some of these things possible for me.