Tuesday Photo Challenge – Row

In October 2016 I went on my first trip to India – a solo trip to a whole bunch of cities, but my favourite of all of them was Varanasi. My colleagues in Bangalore all thought I was crazy for spending almost a week there. “You can see everything in two days!” they told me. And yes, that’s true. But I feel like I could have spent months there in my little neighbourhood Continue reading Tuesday Photo Challenge – Row

Moments: Being Schooled by a Little Boy

It’s October 2016 and I am in Varanasi. I am doing what I spent most of my time doing in this city: wandering. Varanasi is a city made for wandering. The city is thousands of years old and filled with interesting stores, food shops, temples, and wonderful people watching. I have been here for five days now and I feel as if I could spend my life wandering these streets, talking to people, drinking chai and snacking. In the old city where I have spent all of my time, the streets are extremely narrow. On the busier ones, two people … Continue reading Moments: Being Schooled by a Little Boy