It’s 2018 and I am in a taxi leaving Jaipur. We pass a large building on Ajmer Road in the outskirts of town. Karan, our driver gestures at it and says “That’s the new Pepsi factory.” I and the other … Continue reading Spend Wisely – Others Depend on You
Today’s challenge from Dutch Goes the Photo is “Wonder“. I’m not usually one to take a challenge quite so literally but sometimes the opportunity just presents itself. Back in January I was in Bagru village in Rajasthan researching an article … Continue reading Tuesday Photo Challenge – Wonder – Bagru Village
For this week’s Black and White photo challenge, Cee’s challenged us to share photos that end with the sound “-ock”. When Daegan and I went to India, the two of us spent a week in Jaipur, one of my favourite places in the world. As it was his first trip there, I took him to the Amer Fort. As we approached the entrance, a massive flock of birds lifted off above our heads. In yesterday’s entry I talked about how relatively young many of the “old” landmarks in North America are young by Indian standards. So the Amer Fort, built … Continue reading Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Amer Fort – Flock
People who know me know I love to cook – and in great part that is because I love to eat. This latest trip to India was a treat in this sense. Along with lots of Indian food that I’ve … Continue reading 2018 India Trip – The Food!
We leave our driver’s village, and head further west. The population is thinning even further. There’s hardly any traffic now other than a few animals and people carrying large stainless steel pots of water on their heads. Occasionally a small … Continue reading Sambhar Lake
One of the great things about visiting my friend Nitin is that he has lots of guests passing through from all over the world. Each of them has things they want to do and we often group up and share … Continue reading The Confluence of Global and Local