Archive for the ‘Walking trails’ Category

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‘Who is taller’? The toddler guesstimating the red wood soldier at entrance to the 1906 red brick Western Market (Des Voeux Road Central and Morrison Street junction), Sheung Wan, Hong Kong.

The Edwardian style Western Market, a former British Post Office converted into a showpiece market place in 1991, is a combination of classical facades and kitschy shops selling toys, crafts, jewelry on ground floor. The real treasure is on first floor…bales of satins, silks, sequins, laces…..fabrics to splurge on.

Soho, New York

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Inner lane in Gurgaon, India…..cattle returning home after a hard day of toil searching for fodder…..a contrast to the BMWs, Mercs and Audis of IT professionals of this Cyber City. I should add the fact that Gurgaon was initially agricultural land taken over by builders and corporate houses. There are still village pockets in between glass towers and the villagers think it right to let their cattle loose.
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If you seek creative ideas go walking. Angels whisper to a man when he goes for a walk.” ― Raymond I. Myers

Angels did whisper to me when I tip- toed on the carpet of cherry blossoms in the Brooklyn Botanic Garden (2012). The cherry trees on Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s famed Esplanade. 20130426-151653.jpg 20130426-151710.jpg