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Photography by Karim Nafani

The other day I was admiring the work of Karim Nafani, a commercial airline pilot and photographer based in Dubai. He has a keen interest in taking photos of what the world looks like from above, so as well as taking photos from the cockpit, he also climbs to the top of skyscrapers and buildings […]

Swami Vishwanath Temple, BHU Campus, Varanasi picturefest

Just a few snaps! Don’t have much to say regarding these as they were the only pics I took while in Varansasi due to camera battery running out 😦 

Day 29/30: Rajgir, Bihar Photos

Just a couple of snaps from Rajgir, which is part of the Buddhist tourist trail in Bihar. I don’t have much to say as I’m a bit snoozly and tired, but check out the serious lack of health and safety on the ariel ropeways! Only in India can you get away with that! I may […]

Day 12/30: Great Buddha Statue, Bodh Gaya

Not going to say much in this post. Just a handful of pictures of the Great Buddha Statue in Bodh Gaya, Bihar. Enjoy 🙂

Day 11/30: The ruins of Nalanda, Bihar photofest

Here’s another selection of unedited photos of the ruins of Nalanda, the world’s most ancient university. Again this little historical and architectural gem is found in Bihar, a couple of hours drive from Bodh Gaya. As I mentioned in my previous post, it’s not as developed as the main cities, but there are improvements! I […]

Day 10/30: Mahabodhi Temple, Bodh Gaya photofest

Here’s a selection of photos of the Mahabodhi Temple, Bodh Gaya, which I took earlier this year. The Mahabodhi Temple, a UNESCO world heritage site,  is where Siddhartha Gautama, the Buddha, is said to have attained enlightenment. It was built in approximately 250 BCE and uses the styles of Dravidian architecture.  It’s located in the […]

Day 5/30: Neemrana at dusk

Just a couple of photos that I took at Neemrana 🙂