Last three months of the year are times when I am busy travelling and conducting photography tours–first in South East Asia and then back home in India. Here is a quick look at my photography tours coming up in the last quarter of 2015.
Cambodia Photography Tour (October)
Cambodia is a country full of extraordinary visual treats. The large ancient temples of Angkor Wat and surroundings that are now overrun by even larger trees is just the beginning of the story. A population living in floating villages of Tonle Sap Lake, verdant rural landscape dominated by rice-fields and palm trees, traditional lifestyle in the countryside and its colourful monasteries welcome a traveller and photographer in search of rich experiences…. See full details of Cambodia Photography Tour.
Myanmar Photography Tour (October)
Glittering gilded pagodas, floating villages and markets on the lakes, river journeys, Buddhist monks who follow 2000-year old traditions, endless expanses of photogenic pagodas and streets that reminisce a past that rest of Asia has left behind long ago! The little explored Myanmar is now ready to welcome you… See full details of Myanmar Photography Tour.
Varanasi Photography Tour with Dev Diwali (Karthika Poornima – November)
Dev Diwali is a festival celebrated two weeks after Diwali, on the evening of Karthika Poornima (Nov 25). Varanasi Celebrates Dev Diwali with magnificent display of lamps on the three-kilometer long line of steps leading to Ganga. We have scheduled this tour along with Karthika Poornima (Dev Diwali), a festival day when every inch of the ghats facing the river are glittering with the light of oil lamps. You will see celebrations everywhere, with long line of oil lamps along the river bank and fireworks lighting up the sky. It is a sight that you will never forget, and would want to record everyone of those fine moments in your camera… See full details of Varanasi Photoraphy Tour.
Photography in North-East India and Hornbill Festival (December)
Join us this winter on an enthralling experience in the festive atmosphere of Hornbill Festival. Besides the festival, immerse yourself in the cultural landscapes of the North East as you interact with the aboriginal people of small-towns and villages of Nagaland. Visit the Vaishnavite monastic cultural institutions of Majuli, world’s largest river island. And while we are in the North-East, naturally we would be visiting the crown-jewel natural heritage of the region – the one horned rhinos at Kaziranga National Park.
This photography tour will take you through some of the least-explored regions of India, opening you up to many unique photography opportunities including the hornbill festival. Lead by our photography mentor who is one of the finest travel photographers in the country, this tour will also feature unparalleled local knowledge offered by our fellow explorers and partners – Gypsy Feet, who understand North-East India like no one else does… See full details of Hornbill Festival Photography Tour.
Rajasthan Photography Tour (December)
Forts and walls that go on as far as the ridges of the hills that contain them, deep-orange hues of sun setting over orange sand dunes, slippery grains of sand slipping through the feet, starry nights in the middle of the desert whose silence is occasionally interrupted by the camel’s bells, orange turbaned men playing flute and traditional ravan hatha, making the little dolls dance to the tune of soulful music, children dancing to the voices of old men wearing colourful clothes, women in red robes and long skirts walking gracefully with a pot of water leaving behind the sonorous sounds of their anklets, temples painted with playful acts of young Lord Krishna and palaces where opulence can’t be bettered… See full details of Rajasthan Photography Tour.