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The Toy Story

[vimeo clip_id=71045140] The Toy Story – is a small story of what happens behind the scene of a centuries old tradition of making wooden toys from a small town called Channapattana in South India. The art of making these toys…


The history of the Chaiwala dates back over many thousands of years. Playing a prominent part in the daily life of the local community a Chaiwala is a specialist brewer of tea and coffee.

Kambla 2010 – Moodabidri

Kambala or Kambla is a rural traditional simple sport, prominent in districts of Udupi and Mangalore in Karnataka and also Kasargod district in Kerala. Kambala is basically a traditional buffalo race in muddy waters, held from December till March. A pair of bullocks are made to run in the marshy fields filled with water called “Kesaru Gadde”. A white cloth will be tied at certain height on this field, a winner is the one who spears mud/clay on the white cloth while running.

– the first steps –

Had been to Moodabidri (Near Mangalore/Karkala) over the weekend to cover the famous Kambala festival. Had a fun time shooting the event for the whole day. In the mean time squeezed time to visit the very famous 1000 pillar Jain temple at the place too.