City Walk –Weeping Fig Way, Near Humayun’s Tomb

City Walk –Weeping Fig Way, Near Humayun’s Tomb

The tree-lined path. [Text and photos by Mayank Austen Soofi] The narrow dust track is guarded on both sides by the weeping fig (Ficus benjamina). The path is so small that you could walk its entire length in two minutes….

City Walk - Matia Mahal, Shahjahanabad

City Walk – Matia Mahal, Shahjahanabad

The moon-lit bazaar. [Text and photos by Mayank Austen Soofi] Heart of the Walled City, Matia Mahal bazaar is the land of chicken stew, bearded mullahs, kaftan-clad beggars, fat goats and veiled women. Chaotic during the day, it shows its…

City Walk – ITO Crossing, Central Delhi

One morning at Delhi’s most irksome traffic intersection. [Text and pictures by Mayank Austen Soofi] Not again! My Blueline stuck in the traffic jam at ITO. I curse the bus, the city, and kick my way out of the chicken…

City Walk – Hailey Road, Near Connaught Place

A must visit for solitary seekers. [Text and pictures by Mayank Austen Soofi] Tucked behind the high rises of Connaught Place, Hailey Road is teasingly serene with its tree-lined streets, sleepy bungalows, scanty traffic, disfigured brick walls and a 14th…