Arab Street

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Let me start by saying one thing about Singapore; it is a country of desiccated, rule-abiding robots. There is no color in the walls except grey and red tiled roofs. Streets are dark… Continue reading

Kanda Matsuri

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Kanda Matsuri is one of the three largest festivals of Tokyo. It involves carrying the Mikoshi (or the portable shrine) around places and finally arriving at the Kanda shrine. This small palanquin is… Continue reading

Asakusa

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Asakusa is in the north-east part of Tokyo district. This place is famous for the Senso-ji temple, the oldest temple in the district of Tokyo. There are old shops for antics and traditional… Continue reading

Hon-Atsugi food fest

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In the last weekend of April, there was a food festival in Hon-Atsugi. Here are some photos.                      

Film development

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a child, I used to shuffle through my dad’s film cupboard. The worn out black-and-white films from a different time used to give me a nostalgic feel. Those films were developed and printed… Continue reading

Film photographs

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A few months back, when I unsuccessfully tried to print a roll of black-and-white film in Kolkata, I was sad. It was apparent that the medium is dying. Many film rolls were not available and even… Continue reading

Hakone

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Hakone is one of the popular destination for tourists near Tokyo. It is even nearer to Atsugi, the place where I used to stay. Two-day and three-day passes can be obtained from the… Continue reading

Hon-Atsugi

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West Sikkim Trek

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Introduction This blog concerns a memorable trekking expedition that 7 of us university students planned out and undertook in the spring of 2012. Life is short as the ancients of old have often… Continue reading