Goa.

This is from the January of 2010. It’s at the penthouse of Casa Baga. I feel like going to Goa now. It’ll be too hot and humid though. I’ll pass. FIN

The flea market at Anjuna

I am an irritable child. This city doesn’t make things any better. I have been fleeing to the beaches of Goa ever since I was a teenager. But for college, work and my family, I’d never have come back. Anjuna has always been the favourite destination of the flower children. Back in the sixties, if…

Along the river, at Britona

Britona sits along the Mandovi River, close to Panjim in the once Portuguese state of Goa in India. Britona is a quaint Goan village. In the mornings, the river is still and the air is clear. It is quiet and peaceful. Kingfishers keep a close eye on the river from treetops and mangroves. R. Mandovi…

Of Snakes and Sausages

On a winter afternoon, Rahul Alvares, Anne Ketteringham and I did a boat trip in sunny Goa through the backwaters of the River Mandovi. Amidst the narrow canals and mangroves that are rich in bird life, the motor gave way. The lightweight paddles helped us maneuver the boat through the canals and down the main…

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Yashica Mat, f/5.6, 1/125, Fuji Neopan 100 ISO – 120mm film. I shot this portrait during my visit to Goa in the November of 2009. At about 6 ‘o clock in the evening, he was on his way home after a hard day in the seas, fishing. He reminds me of a gentleman I’d shot…