Tehran. Not Exactly Middle East. The first thing I notice about Tehran is the airport is not in a bad state. For a country supposedly crippled by sanctions and isolation for over a decade, one would expect some signs of disrepair. But the terminal is refreshingly

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The Gilgit Serena Hotel. Gilgit Serena’s facade is unassuming.  The driveway is paved with uneven pieces of slate.  There is a security barrier and a guard. The lobby is standard plush red carpet with hand woven pattern, the staff welcoming with open and generous smiles.

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The road to Gilgit. 24 years ago my memories of Chilas are of unending barren vistas and heat. Post Besham and Dasu, once you cross into Diamer you can immediately see the transition. Green moss and tree covered mountains transitioning into iron rich cliff faces

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Gilgit Hunza road trip – 2015 There are many ways I could describe how this particular road trip came together. But there are two that are foremost in my list.   Middle distance running in Peshawar and retracing the path our college tour took twenty four

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The sunset shoot I have always loved shooting sunsets and sun rise.  A bit of weather last few days created some lovely color in the city. Clouds, an extended shower the night before and the crisp fall breeze all conspired together for this shoot to

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Drive by shooting at Lake Victoria with Canon 70D Last week work related travel led me to Entebbe airport and the breath taking landing and take off at Lake Victoria. Unfortunately work didn’t leave any time at all for sight seeing so the only opportunity I had to capture the scenic lake was on my [...]

The daisy fields of Nathiagali. The recipe for a perfect break from civilization. Every few years we get together to bring all the kids under one roof in Nathiagali. The week long break is defined by morning and evening walks where the kids ride horses and the adults trek. There is nothing like sitting on a grassy [...]

Its time to say goodbye again to the city in a garden. Singapore, thank you for having me over, loved my random walks and your random showers. Glad that I took my camera along and caught quite a few sneak peaks.Till we meet again.

Emirates Lounge – Concourse A, the A380 terminal at Dubai AirportIn a different life, Kristina Meyers my last boss in Leesburg, Virginia, introduced me to the United lounge at Logan airport in Boston. Since I worked for a firm of accountants in an emerging, frontier market nation, travelling business had never been an option during [...]

I have always been fascinated by Sunrise and sunsets, espcially when I am out travelling. Here is an unfinished series that I started a few months ago. Modeled horizons include Singapore, Dubai, Karachi, and the famous Grand Trunk road that runs from Delhi all the way to Afghanistan.