AsiaStoryVaranasi Ghats-Glitterati and Noir by Abhijit Bose

Dodho Magazine 6 days ago 15 min 923
I could see a small human figure emerging out of the darkness. The steps of the ghat were barely visible in the thick fog. It was like a magical figure appearing suddenly in front of you and you ask for a blessing!

AsiaStoryPushkar Fair- A Colourful Journey by Pritam Dutta

Dodho Magazine 2 weeks ago 18 min 853
The Pushkar Fair, also known as the Pushkar Camel Fair which held in the town of Pushkar in November at the time of Kartik Purnima. This traditional carnival brings thousands of camels, cattle, and horses together. This is a colorful, unique exhibition that attracts a large number of tourists from all over the world.

AsiaShotPhotoshoot : Le Cri Silencieux by Peyman Naderi

Dodho Magazine 2 weeks ago 13 min 915
I called this collection a silent shout or "Le Cri Silencieux". It all comes back to me when I saw a series of paintings from the Middle Ages and it was at that time that the spark of this collection came to my mind.

AsiaB&WStorySomewhere in time by Loh Soo Mui

Dodho Magazine 2 weeks ago 8 min 790
Being the second generation locally born Malaysian Chinese whose grandfather immigrated from China, I was brought up in Chinese educational background when small, with an inexplicable liking for Chinese literature, paintings and philosophy.

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