Heaven on Earth – Kashmir

Posted on November 11, 2012

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Breathtaking Mughal Gardens and Dal Lake – Kingdom of Heaven, Kashmir
A poetry in photographs…taken during my Ladakh Road Trip using Nikon P100 in Kashmir.

‘Gar firdaus bar rue zameen ast

hameen asto, hameen asto’

((If ever there was Paradise on Earth / It is here! It is here! It is here!)

~Amir Khusrau

Nishat Bagh, Kashmir

Full Bloom – At Nishat Bagh Kashmir

 Geranium Kashmir Purple - Nishat Bagh Kashmir

Geranium Kashmir Purple

And the famous Chashma Shahi, Built by Shah Jehan, the Mughal Emperor

Chashma Shahi, Srinagar.

Chashma Shahi, Srinagar.

And then there is Dal Lake

Scintillating - Dal Lake Kashmir

Amazing beauty of sunlight piercing the cloud cover, At Dal Lake in Kashmir

Have a break

Bulbul, Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Botanical Garden, Cheshmashahi, Srinagar

Well Deserved Break – Bulbul at Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Botanical Garden, Cheshmashahi, Srinagar

And here I am fishing

FIshing - Dal Lake, Kashmir

Now that’s Catch 22 – Phising in Dal Lake :-)

And here

Photography - Dal Lake Kashmir

I walk the Line – Photo on the Move @Dal Lake Kashmir

And this is classic…In retrospect I love this one at Nishat Bagh…picture perfect :-)

Nishat Bagh Kashmir

Thoughtful – Nishat Bagh, Kashmir

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