It was pitch black when we emerged from Chawri Bazar metro station at 6:15am on a Sunday morning. There are no street lights in the Walled City of Shahjahanabad. But people were awake, huddling around braziers to get some warmth into their bodies before starting the day’s toil. I led my intrepid colleagues down the… Continue reading Cycling Through the Galis of Old Delhi
More from Old Delhi. Perhaps you are getting tired of my posting these fascinating portals. I will unleash a host upon you this week. I am afraid that there are still more to come
Sometimes you take a photograph and it is only when you look at the image back home on your computer screen that you realise how lucky you have been to capture it. This man is sleeping on the concrete barrier which separates two lanes of traffic in Chandni Chowk. This is one of the busiest… Continue reading Serendipity
School bus? I automatically think of South Park. Yellow classic vehicles. But not in Delhi. Here is a set of photographs of a cycle rickshaw arriving at the Central Baptist school on Chandni Chowk. It reminds me of the cage in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. This is number 17, so I presume that there are… Continue reading School Bus
Why would anyone dump sacks of rubbish onto a corrugated iron roof? You just know what is going to happen, don’t you?
The image of the goddess Durga being carried through the narrow lanes of Chandni Chowk in Old Delhi. Devotees have scattered purple powder everywhere. Drummers keep up a relentless rhythm to draw attention to the event. Taken using a Panasonic Lumix LX100 at 1/100th second, F5.6 with ISO of 640.