Focal Point: The Extremely Underrated & Beautiful Bazaars of India

I’ve often heard travelers (including Indians) and photographers raving about the souks in the Middle East or the markets in Morocco. But never have I heard of a person raving let alone talking about the bazaars or farmers markets of India. So when I visited the Mehdipatnam Rythu Bazar (farmers …

Focal Point: 12 Pictures of the Most Beautiful Lake in India

I thought I would take this opportunity to post some of my best pictures from Udaipur and the most beautiful lake I’ve been to in India. That is before I continue to rant about the Taj Lake Palace. Stay tuned for that, but in the mean time enjoy these snaps. 

Focal Point: 13 Pictures of Aruba

  With it’s windswept white sand beaches, unique semi-desert landscape, and year round perfect weather, Aruba ranks as one of my favourite beach destinations so far.  While I was there on a family vacation, I got some time to go out early mornings to take some pictures of this beautiful …

Focal Point: 6 Pictures from the Barns of Grand Teton National Park

The TA Moulton Barn is the iconic symbol of Jackson Hole and is perhaps the most photographed barn in the entire world. Just a glimpse of the abandoned farmhouse with its drastic mountainous backdrop is absolutely jaw dropping and truly represents the true magnificence of America’s Wild West.

Focal Point: 10 Pictures of Tokyo Station

Tokyo Station is one of two major train stations in the Japanese capital and the center for the Shikansen high speed (aka bullet) rail lines. Commissioned in 1889, and completed in 1914, Tokyo Station is the busiest station in Japan in terms of total volume of trains (over 3000 trains …

Focal Point: 10 Pictures of the Eiffel Tower

In the spirit of the Feast of Saint Valentine, we thought it was only appropriate for this latest segment of Focal Point to focus on what is perhaps the most romantic of all landmarks, the Iron Lady: La tour Eiffel. Designed and built by Gustave Eiffel for the 1889 World’s Fair, …

Focal Point: 7 Pictures of Grand Central Terminal

Since Teja just did a post on the excellent Westin Grand Central, I thought it was only appropriate for Focal Point to showcase the historic Grand Central Station.  Did you know that we almost destroyed Grand Central multiple times?  Grand Central Terminal was built alongside the historic Penn Station at the start of …