The Cherry on top of the cake.

Well, no pun intended. I went to Cherry beach (hence, the title) to try capture a few night shots. It’s practically insane how long the days are here. 9:30 came by and I thought I would get a few shots. No doubt, the sky was absolutely beautiful; glazed with a magenta hue, reflected off the lake and saturating the landscape, it was quite breathtaking. But, that’s beside the point. By the time I left at 10, there was still a shimmer of the sunset in the sky. Coming from a place where the sun sets at 7 and turns dark almost … Continue reading The Cherry on top of the cake.

Its not everyday I wake up this early…

It’s like a whole different world exists at the rise of morning. Exactly that happened today when I happened to wake up early, only to find out the a majority of the roads were closed down. Quite confused, I stepped into the balcony, and scoured social media to piece the puzzle. Realized, a huge 10K harbor front marathon was taking place early on in the morning. I smile to myself and at thought, summer has officially started. I popped into the balcony to soak in the early morning rays and shortly after, noticed a herd of runners, stomping across University Avenue to … Continue reading Its not everyday I wake up this early…

Nostalgic

I knew there was something about this place that reminded me of home. This cup of liquid gold, was nothing short of 300 ml of nostalgia. It took me right back to a little tea shop in the bustling streets of Dar. I went in with a blank mind expecting a usual cup of tea but, I was fueled with excitement to know my desire for a cup of comforting, home tea had been gratified. From a warm, welcoming smile, to a conversation that led to a magnificent coincidence, it was exactly what I needed to brighten up an a sunny summer’s day. It’s one of those … Continue reading Nostalgic