Christmas Scenes in Panjim: In Pictures (2018)

“Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.” ―Norman Vincent Peale Christmas surely spreads lots of joy and happiness in the air. In Goa, the Christmas Cheer is quite bright, vibrant and colorful. Panjim, being the capital of the state, sees the most hustle bustle on its … More Christmas Scenes in Panjim: In Pictures (2018)

Goan Diwali Celebrations with Narkasur : In Pictures (2018)

In my previous blog post about unique Diwali celebrations in Goa, I shared some stories and background about Narak Chaturdashi. Like every year, this year’s celebration were quite spectacular. Here is a compilation of all the best moments [videos and images] captured through my lens : You can also get a feel of the entire … More Goan Diwali Celebrations with Narkasur : In Pictures (2018)

Monsoon Diaries and Trying My Hand at Creative Filming

Its been raining non-stop in Goa since early- June. Going out while it’s pouring cats and dogs out there is a bit difficult. That’s why I have been spending a lot of time watching YouTube tutorials for editing and improving my shooting skills, specially using a DSLR. One such video was Peter McKinnon B-Roll Challenge. … More Monsoon Diaries and Trying My Hand at Creative Filming

Life in Goa: Sao Jacinto & An Abandoned Lighthouse

  A few weeks back, I saw a post on Instagram about an abandoned lighthouse at Sao Jacinto Island Goa. Filled with curiosity and a lust to explore, I headed out in search of this lighthouse. Here is the photo story about how I found that abandoned lighthouse. ABOUT SAO JACINTO ISLAND Sao Jacinto Island … More Life in Goa: Sao Jacinto & An Abandoned Lighthouse

Monsoon Hues in Goa: A Trek around Kulem

The Sky turned grey & with every drop of rain, the world turned a bit more greener. A glimpse of trek organized by Goa Tourism Department through the lush green Collem or Kulem village [Map Link]. Kulem is more popular for it’s natural beauty, elephant rides and trek to Dudhsagar Waterfall via Kulem Railway station. Some portion of … More Monsoon Hues in Goa: A Trek around Kulem

Unique Diwali in Goa with Narkasur

Diwali in Goa has a different flavor altogether. What makes Goan Diwali celebration different from north Indian Diwali is the ritual of burning the Narakasur effigy.   The local housing societies and colonies also organize the Narkasur Effigy Contest and the entire Panjim city is bustling with people on their bikes and scooters even during wee hours. Here … More Unique Diwali in Goa with Narkasur