Detours by Deepali

Every now and then, go down a different path

Category Archives: streets

Flowers in the window

There is something so warm and reassuring about window boxes with vibrant fresh flowers. It says that someone out there cares! – - – See more windows here.     … Continue reading

January 11, 2014 · 8 Comments

Unexpected connection

Inverted clay pots and electric wires..now that is an unexpected and twisted connection. :-) See more unexpected stuff here.

November 22, 2013 · 21 Comments

A day in the city of joy

Here’s about a wonderful day I spent in Kolkota, a city that at the first glance looks like she’s got trapped in a time warp (as if you’ve just stepped into a theater set … Continue reading

March 30, 2013 · 5 Comments

Beyond cobbled alleys

The air was soft, the promise of every cobbled alley so great that I thought I was in a dream.  ~ Jack Kerouac It is indeed magical to wander the little … Continue reading

January 19, 2013 · 6 Comments

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

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

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

The Red Mill

Moulin Rouge literally translates to the red mill. Why? Because it was just that: a huge windmill painted red. As I came out of Blanche metro station, I could see … Continue reading

September 8, 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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