Photo Friday: Color Festival

bikaner colour kid

¬† 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 & … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Photo Friday: Heavenly Hampi


Hampi… an elegant ancient Hindu¬†capital of Southern India, rich in culture it¬†dates 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 … Continue reading

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Photo Friday: Ganesh’s ‘Good Luck’ Story


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 … Continue reading

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