Photo Friday: Cute Kid Covered in Color

  A cute kid covered head to toe in color!   One thing India has plenty of is C O L O R. From saris to spices, temples to tacky decorations, it’s no secret that Indians love their color & Hindus love their color festivals. Our experience was on Ganesh‘s birthday when a random guy dragged us into the middle of this fun but messy event in Bikaner. Singing, dancing & COLOR all following a truck blazing music down the... Read More

The Beautifully Dirty Ganges

India never let me down, wherever I turned, everyday I spent there– I witnessed the most shocking sites, and Varanasi certainly didn’t let me down. Thanks to the The Ganges. The holiest, dirtiest, most-used river in the world. A whole lot of titles to claim for one very brown river! The walk along the riverside ghats or the short canoe ride past the ghats is unreal. At one ghat women and men are busy beating their clothes clean, piles... Read More

Photo Friday: Heavenly Hampi

  Clouds roll by the fallen Hindu capital of Hampi   Hampi… an elegant ancient Hindu capital of Southern India, rich in culture dating back to the 1300’s. We spent the day cruising around on push bikes, exploring the city’s ruins, biking past banana farms, old Hindu temples, picturesque palaces & the gigantic boulders that dominate the natural scenery. There was a laid-back vibe to this once booming city & the... Read More

Photo Friday: Ganesh’s ‘Good Luck’ Story

  Ganesh grants Good Luck at Pushkar   Ganesh is one of the most infamous & well-loved gods of the Hindu religion. He stands for good luck & prosperity, dwelling above doors all across India to bless their homes. The story of Ganesh is one of my favourites… Ganesh is the son of Shiva, the God of Death, & Parvati. While Shiva was away his wife Parvati had a son who was created to protect her while she bathed & such.... Read More

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