Detours by Deepali

Every now and then, go down a different path

Category Archives: people

Holidays in NYC

There is something magical and even dreamlike about New York City at this time of the year. The crowds are large and jovial. Christmas spirit is everywhere. There is so … Continue reading

December 9, 2012 · 15 Comments

Azure boats of Mangalore fishermen

Imagine staying in a 100 odd years old house in the middle of a picturesque coastal town with the sweetest people as your hosts. Lucky me did just that! My friend P … Continue reading

November 21, 2012 · 6 Comments

A bright day on Cambridge streets

Although the sky was overcast and bleak yet my day ended up very bright and sunny..cuz  I was  in Cambridge, UK-  a vibrant university city with bustling shopping areas, beautiful … Continue reading

November 4, 2012 · 15 Comments

Photo Challenge: Happy

“Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be.” - Abraham Lincoln Shrek sure knows that well..a green ogre, who travels along with an annoying donkey to … Continue reading

October 5, 2012 · 20 Comments

Photo Challenge: Solitary

“Being solitary is being alone well: being alone luxuriously immersed in doings of your own choice, aware of the fullness of your won presence rather than of the absence of … Continue reading

September 21, 2012 · 31 Comments

One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish

It was a blank, white, drab wall when I’d left for my work trip. When I returned, it was vibrant and alive with all these colors. “Who did this?”, I … Continue reading

August 21, 2012 · 12 Comments

Friendly faces in unknown places

“One of the great things about travel is that you find out how many good, kind people there are.” – Edith Wharton How true is that! Traveling in unknown places … Continue reading

July 17, 2012 · 22 Comments

Moving to the folksy beat

Bhangra, the folk music of Punjab in North India, celebrates the harvest season. The music centers on heavy beats of a double-barreled drum called dhol. The lilting and fast-tempo beats of … Continue reading

July 6, 2012 · 8 Comments

Photo Challenge: Fleeting Moment

Here are some of the fleeting moments that I could capture of the street life in Montmartre, Paris. Montmartre is to Parisians what the village is to the New Yorkers. … Continue reading

June 29, 2012 · 8 Comments

Create art by staying still

How often have you seen human statues in parks and streets, busking for money with a physical patience and control that rivals most yogis and athletes!! Do you think that … Continue reading

June 22, 2012 · 10 Comments

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