Over the years I have been dispassionate enough not to devote time to catalogue and scan the TPs to the digital age and offering a new lease of life. Today I have resolved to spend a couple of hours every day to begin organizing my digital photographs of more recent vintage. I began with the most recent photographs…
Here are some memories of my first trip to Ladakh during July this year, by road through Srinagar - Kargil - Leh - Nubra - Pangong - Tso Moriri - Tso Kar - Jispa - Manali - Delhi.
Frame #1 – The Black Pavilion in the Shalimar Bagh near Srinagar. This sprawling Mughal terraced garden with fountains and water bodies on the bank of the Dal Lake is a popular location for family outings. Vandalized over centuries like most other historical architecture in our country, the Pavilion now stands desolate and unkempt behind steel net fencing. At a glance, the stone columns of the Pavilion bear an interesting resemblance to columns in South Indian temples.
Frame #3 – A little girl plays hide and seek with friends in the garden
Frame #4 – Summer bloom at the Nishat Bagh on the bank of Dal Lake