We were in Jaipur for Holi, the festival of colours that marks the end of winter in India. The week before Holi mischievous boys bombarded us with squirt guns, pushed home-made ‘fart’ […]
The Amber Fort, which consists of the Jaigarh Fort and the Amber (pronounced ‘Amer’) Palace is an UNESCO heritage sights near Jaipur. It was a short bus ride to the Fort although, […]
The pink Hawa Mahal, the Palace of the Winds, is one of the more amazing pieces of architecture in a country full of amazing architecture. The exterior resembles an elaborate pink […]
Some musicians play to the crowd and then there are others that are so focused on their music that the crowd disappears. The Palace of the Winds in Jaipur had […]
Bowls of fennel candy, India’s after-dinner digestif and breath sweetener, for sale in a shop in Jodhpur. More of the Daily Post’s Weekly Photo Challenge: Sweet.
There were monkeys all over northern India but here I have selected a few of the more interesting encounters! Jaipur. The monkeys at Amber Fort were langurs. I often thought that the […]
In Bundi, India we were taken to a street of homes featuring altars of Ganesha, the Hindu elephant-headed boy god, above the door. According to a local all homes in […]