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Zubin Mehta and the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra's concert in the Musikverein

Last Friday I was lucky to attend Zubin Mehta and the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra’s concert in the Golden Hall of the Musikverein. The concert hall was packed and not a single seat was left empty. 293 more words

Travel Photography

On reading the news

The town crier announces

tallest Buddhas in the world

and villages named after president-Kings

landmarking an island

drowning out

quiet pleas for peace of mind… 22 more words

Poetry

Running Gettysburg

Early morning light infuses the bucolic countryside, as the fields, orchards, and woods begin to lift their heads to greet the new day. Monuments everywhere, scattered around the hills, among the trees, along the roads, reflect the rusty blush of dawn.  382 more words

Nonfiction

The Fairy Tale World of Hundertwasser

Friedensreich Regentag Dunkelbunt Hundertwasser was an Austrian painter, sculptor and architect. Born in Vienna, he became one of the best-known contemporary Austrian artists.

The common themes in his work utilized bright colors, organic forms, a reconciliation of humans with nature, and a strong individualism, rejecting straight lines. 97 more words

Travel Photography

Black Slime Is Coating World Monuments—And That May Be Goo

By careful design, the legion of snowy white monuments and edifices in Washington, D.C., were built to link the American experiment with its Greek and Roman muses. 122 more words

Black Slime

The White House

How could I miss the opportunity to visit the most famed house in the world

Quite like the Mughal Gardens of President’s House in New Delhi, White House opens up its premises to general public for 2 days every year, during the spring season (& at times in fall season too, depending upon security logistics). 425 more words

Washington DC