Ghungroo, a musical anklet

Ghungroo is one of the many small metallic bells strung together, to form a musical anklet, tied to the feet of Indian classical dancers of Bharatanatyam, Kathak, Kuchipudi, odissi, etc. Sometimes, it is also worn by Indian folk dancers and also used as a piece of orchestra. A single string of ghungroos can range from 50 to greater than 200 bells knotted together. Ghungroos produce sounds that vary greatly … Continue reading Ghungroo, a musical anklet

Keukenhof, flower garden

Keukenhof is 68 years old, worlds largest flower garden, in Lisse Netherlands. It was initiated as a source of herbs for a castle’s kitchen in 15th century, which was later converted as spring park for public in 1950 with 236,000 visitors. It is opened every year from March-May, with a flower parade organised in April. The garden grows about 7 million tulip bulbs of different species … Continue reading Keukenhof, flower garden

Searching for Utopia

A sculpture known as ‘searching for Utopia’ by Belgium artist Jan Fabre, was placed for exhibition in citadel (castle) of Namur, Belgium for a short period of time. This bronze sculpture is of the artist himself ascending a tortoise and enjoying the view from top of citadel. Utopia means ‘a place that actually does not exist, an imaginary perfect place’. Maybe the artist has a vision … Continue reading Searching for Utopia

Temporary henna tattoo

Henna, also known as mehendi, made from the leaves of plant Lawsonia inermis is used for making temporary body art, popular in India and Middle East. Henna which is available in plastic cone is used for making body designs, especially on hands and feet. Henna is also available in the market as powder where the leaves are dehydrated and crushed to make the powder. Powdered henna … Continue reading Temporary henna tattoo

Glow Golf

Glow Golf is a miniature golf with fluorescent light experience in Apeldoorn, Netherlands. Apparently Glow Golf is located in many regions in The Netherlands, but we choose Apeldoorn, as we were staying in a hotel near by this area. The fluorescent miniature golf gives an unique experience as you get to play and enjoy the colours. It was for the first time I was playing … Continue reading Glow Golf