Pic-A-Day Project: Colors of Summer

In the peak of summer one of the commonest sights on the streets of Delhi are these pretty earthen pots. And anybody who’s tasted the water from these pots would know it’s far tastier and fresher than the bottled water from your fridge! Thanks to Priyadarshi Dutta for this snap!

Pic-A-Day Project: The joys of Sunday shopping!

A Delhi belle looks through the array of jewellery on display at Dilli Haat, the city’s hot spot for all things fashionable, ethnic, and earthy.One of Delhi Tourism’s most successful ventures, this food-and-crafts bazaar has charmed city folk since ’94. It has already been replicated at Pitampura, and other clones are planned soon at Janakpuri…

An invitation to Dilli Haat

The other day I took a friend visiting from Chennai to that most artsy of markets in Delhi: Dilli Haat. And hello, was I surprised! Her rapture revealed to me how much I take this place for granted. In the ninety minutes we had, my friend had lapped up skirts, trinkets, wooden artifacts and jute…

Ode to the master blaster | Cricket in the alleys of Delhi

So Sachin Tendulkar completed a hundred centuries yesterday, and the nation erupted in joy.┬áIn a country where every child is a future Sachin, we often come across the game being played at the most unexpected nooks and corners of our cities and villages. I scoured flickr for a few such images today, and here’s what…