Photos of Dr. Pranav Joshi

Author of the novel, "Behind a Cultural Cage"

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 Author at the United Nations, Geneva.

Did he see cages of various countries there?

Did he see what lies behind the cultural cage of the United Nations? 


 Author standing below the brocken chair in the Place de Nations, Geneva. 

Nope, it's not a protest!

(The chair is a symbolic monument by artist Daniel Berset, which represents the victims of landmines.) 



Author standing near the 7,300 tons of iron on the Champ de Mars in Paris.  

Has anyone asked the Seine River how she feels about its tall, towering companion, since 1889? 

Mr. Eiffel might have some clues...



 Author at the world's most famous art museum, Louvre, in Paris (Musee du Louvre).

Ah, did he see Tom Hanks, Dan Brown and the crew of The Da Vinci Code movie?



Author at the portrait of Monalisa.

She has been smiling since 16th-Century, since the day Leonardo da Vinci caged her in the frame. Must be tired by now.

So, guess, whose smile is better?




Author at the famous Jet d'eau (water fountain) in Geneva.

A 140 metre high marvel in the lake!

Do you see the rainbow behind? Oh, and do you see any swan enjoying the morning sun in the lake?



Author and Albert Einstein, posing for a picture after discussing a theory about the birth of the universe, in Madame Tussaud's wax museum in London.




Author, on the Westminster Bridge in London, with the Big Ben lokking at him from a distance.






Author, standing near the famous obelisk in the Place de la Concorde in Paris.





Author, standing with the statues at the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum in Geneva.




Author, in front of the Buckingham Palace, London, looking at a the Victoria Memorial.




Author, offering his "pranam" to the statue of Mahatma Gandhi in Geneva.





Author, caged within the London Eye.

Did he notice the blinking of the Eye? Or a tear shed by a street artist in the vicinity of the Eye?




Author, posing for a picture with a lonely tree in old town, near the Flower Clock in Geneva.

Aren't we all lonely? Sometimes? 




Author at the Arc de Triomphe in Paris.

Weather? Rainy and cold. Very cold.





Author, with the statue of Amitabh Bachchan in the wax museum, London.

In the background, did he hear a song," Rang barse bheege..."?




Author, in front of the Notre Dame cathedral in Paris.





Author at the gate of the Palais de Justice in Geneva.





Author, posing for a photo with his book near the Arc du Carrousel in Paris.

Statues of Victory, Peace and four horses were watching him from the top of the Arc. Ah, what a moment!




Author standing in front of a magnificent structure in Geneva.



 Author, standing in a street in Coventry, England.

Happy for personal reasons, reasons of his own!




Photo in front of County Hall, London, with a would-be doctor, Ravi B. Mehta, a close relative and a "friend", whom the author regards as a highly intelligent, gifted orator and a modern age individual.

What impressed the author was Ravi's wish to help the society!   



Author at the National Day Parade in Singapore.






Author at the Bintan Lagoon Resort, Indonesia.