I am just back from a long visit to Mangalore, where Bernard and I have our roots. Mangalore boasts of an interesting architectural blend of the old and the new. Old colonial houses stand proud and stately alongside high rise apartments and commercial complexes. The colonial influence is evident everywhere. […]
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I wish all my compatriots a very happy Republic Day! I am in Mangalore, my home town, which is filled with so many beautiful homes and structures. I am dying to shoot them and share them with you, but with my favorite camera not working, the pictures will have to […]
Hand painted furniture is a great way to add color to the décor. They not only break the monotony of the boring wooden shades but also give an antique feel to the decor. When I stumbled upon these on ebay, I got transported to my childhood days where my granny […]
…is a wonderful home stay run by Muthu and Bopanna Karumbiah. Gowri Nivas, the 150 year old home of the Karumbiahs’ has been rebuilt meticulously. When they decided to convert it into a homestay, Muthu took on the task of redecorating the house. From hand made floor tiles to the […]