Detours by Deepali

Every now and then, go down a different path

Category Archives: random

When the floodgates open

The level of water in Tungabhadra dam at Hospet has been gradually increasing, thanks to good spells of rain in the catchment area in the recent past. —-The water level … Continue reading

January 10, 2014 · Leave a comment


“To love a swamp is to love what is muted and marginal, what exists in the shadows, what shoulders its way out of mud and scurries along the damp edges … Continue reading

September 7, 2013 · 2 Comments

Sway and Twirl

“and the leaves were telling secrets to the wind.” ― Peter Mulvey “Lithe and long as the serpent train, Springing and clinging from tree to tree, Now darting upward, now … Continue reading

September 6, 2013 · 19 Comments

That instant glow

I like it when I turn on the lights as I enter a dark room..a radiant glow embraces the room, transforming it instantly. Now if only my life could transform … Continue reading

November 15, 2012 · 6 Comments

Geometry in rust and rubble

This city refuses to settle down. It’s caught in a perpetually short life-cycle of construct-deconstruct-reconstruct…. As I took a walk across a work site today, I found it a little … Continue reading

November 2, 2012 · 29 Comments

Big and oddly at ease :-)

This big chevy is calmly parked at an apparel store’s winter collection and not in a garage. I found it so cute; oddly at ease amid the frenzy of  holiday shoppers … Continue reading

October 12, 2012 · 23 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

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

Ripples on a water lily pond

The ethereal beauty of a water lily pond always makes you think of Monet’s series of oil paintings depicting his famed flower garden at Giverny. Of the around 250 of … Continue reading

June 27, 2012 · 15 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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