relics of the Raj
sleek and crowned — the blood-red letter-boxes of the British era
still stand elegantly in some places in the erstwhile summer capital
of the Raj, Shimla, and its surrounding hills. They have held ground
for over a century and withstood the ravages of time.
nature with the lens
snowline slowly recedes and streams burst forth bringing with them
gifts of water and silt from the surrounding white-capped mountains.
Villagers pack away their weaving looms and turn to flowering apple
orchards, while the fields remain tinged with the green of early
crops. Herdsmen drive flocks of sheep and goats, with attendant dogs
and pack horses up to the higher slopes....