Photo Story: Winterthur Local Market, Switzerland

Winterthur was a revelation. Only 20 minutes away from Zurich, this is the sixth largest city in Switzerland and is a playground for explorers. On a Tuesday morning, I walked a few steps away to explore the weekly market in the heart of the Old Town. Every Tuesday and Friday, the farmer’s market has many local visitors. The…

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Mumbai, the City of Dreams?

At 2:35AM the cops in Colaba stop my cab. Gufran steps out and shows them his documents. After the interrogation, he returns to his driver’s seat with a frown and in a few minutes, he calmly vents out his frustration in the matter. I am impressed by him at many levels. Firstly, even though he…

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Street food of Shillong

Alu muri, if I had it my way I would call it the ‘official street food of Shillong.’ This is available everywhere in the town, though my favourite is the one across All India Radio. This delicious mix of boiled potatoes, raw cabbage, salt, unknown masala, fiery red chilli powder, drop of mustard oil and…

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