The festival of colors – Holi – has a deeper, darker story behind it, that’s rarely heard by visitors. In the city of Jaipur I experience this tradition and get some pictures
At a local crafts fair in Jaipur, several schools sent their troupes to perform.I was photographing the crafts people and got mistaken for a professional photographer by a group of school children. They came well dressed wearing very colorful Gujarati costumes. These dresses are usually worn to perform ‘dandiya-raas‘ or ‘garba‘ – a folk dance… Continue reading We’re done!
When the mind is troubled …
On a cross country drive from the South to north of India – a chance encounter with the nomadic rabari tribe well away from their traditional home in gujarat, gives me perspective.
I find the little visited cave number 30 – at Ellora, a UNESCO world heritage monument. Over a thousand year old, and never finished, it is a mysterious place.
I attend a traditional temple feast in Jaipur – the food reminds me of my childhood.
Do you recall, not long ago/ We would walk on the sidewalk/ Innocent, remember? All we did was care for each other. Major Lazer and DJ Snake go on in this catchy , yet annoyingly stupid number to extend the argument that any risk taking, inclusive of facing day to day challenges, requires a partner… Continue reading Someone to lean on – Photo Challenge