India, May 6 -- ""Italy is a dream that keeps returning for the rest of your life," - Anna Akhmatova. Italy has called me often. And each time I have met with her, I have become the person I have always wished to be. Here's my tribute to Italy. Text By Amit Aggarwal and images by Ankit Chawla

Sometimes as a Voyager looking to borrow inspiration of her.

Sometimes as a Lover, trying to have a taste of her.

Sometimes as a Confidant, to share a secret of her.

In my early 20s, I was embarking upon my own life's journey. She was called Rome, and tales of her beauty and riches travelled far. Upon the very first sight, she enthralled me with her robust framework and immaculate architecture. The incandescence of her skin and texture, her golde...