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Great Himalayan National Park

A few months ago, we went with some friends to spend a couple of days at the Great Himalayan National Park in Tirthan valley, Kullu, Himachal Pradesh. It’s a very high sounding name for a quiet, secluded valley, though the core areas are protected from human entry. We stayed in a rest house situated right … Continue reading

Mundane Mondays #102

Dawn

What might have been my last morning in Basel. The view from my hotel room.

Mundane Monday #101

Mundane Monday #100

Fondation Beyeler – Monet 2

I was extremely lucky that in the week I was in Basel, the Fondation Beyeler had an exhibition of some of Monet’s works. It was a privilege and a delight to be able to see his works up close. Museum policy forbade me from using my camera but I was able to use a friend’s … Continue reading

Fondation Beyeler – Monet 1

I was extremely lucky that in the week I was in Basel, the Fondation Beyeler had an exhibition of some of Monet’s works. It was a privilege and a delight to be able to see his works up close. Museum policy forbade me from using my camera but I was able to use a friend’s … Continue reading

Fondation Beyeler – 2

There’s a lot of artwork on display at Fondation Beyeler, including a huge collection of Picassos; I didn’t click those because I’m really not a fan (nor was I there to take a gander at them…), but this work by Henri Rousseau caught my eye. Not a fan, but the lack of proportion and perspective … Continue reading

Fondation Beyeler – 1

My favorite part of my trip this time was a visit to Fondation Beyeler. The reason for it will come up in a bit, but let me start with this torso by Auguste Rodin.

Heidelberg – 38

After all the walking and clicking I had to rest my weary feet and listen to my stomach. Schloss Heidelberg has a historic restaurant, the Backhaus. The food was nice and the wine even better. My friend ordered a flammenkuchen and I had veal sausage. Yum! Both dishes were fresh and tasty, and moderately priced. … Continue reading