Photo Friday: A Rainbow of Prayer

  Women offering prayers on the banks of the Ganges The Ganges. One of the most intense experiences. Most rewarding. Eye Opening. Hundreds of people praying and chanting on the river’s banks, bathing in it, washing sin away from the deceased with its holy waters. Cows, dogs, children, men, women… everyone coming together at the river for every reason imaginable. This group of women really caught my eye, they were sitting with their... Read More

Our Top 10 Indian Experiences

  Our Top 10 Experiences in India   10. Floating on a small canoe past the burning bodies at the crowded ghats of the mighty Ganges River.   Every fire is a different cremation… 9. Taking our first steps onto the luxurious houseboat, floating on beautiful Dal Lake surrounded by mountains & silence.   Gazing out onto gorgeous Dal Lake 8. Jungle Johnnie’s slice of paradise, indulging in western comforts,visiting 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,... Read More

ONLY in India…!

India is a country that stands out all on its own. It felt more like visiting Mars to me than a place on planet Earth. It’s colorful. The people have huge personalities. The lack of hygiene. Anything goes. We would stop, stare, jaw-dropped open, gawk, point, and never believe our eyes or the sites, sounds, and smells around us. When I say anything goes, I mean ANYTHING. We were the ONLY wide-eyed, bewildered looking fools around. To the rest... Read More

Photo Friday: Sapphire Smiles

  Cute kids in Varanasi with a brush of blue   Children in India LOVE having their photo taken… & we loved taking their photo! In Varanasi we came across a group of kids in the street who were all rather excited we had a camera.With the small streets & vibrant colors of Varanasi as a backdrop we enjoyed their photoshoot as much as they did.    Read More

Photo Friday: Vibrant Indian Jewels in Varanasi

  Colorful jewelry on the banks of Ganges   Indian markets are a kaleidoscopic flash of colors ranging right through the rainbow. In Varanasi local jewellers line the banks of the Ganges to sell their bright beads & jazzy gems. With the bustle of boats & pilgrims in the holy waters behind there’s a vibrant scene at Varanasi.    Read More

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