The many faces of Jaisalmer FortRead More May the Fort be with you: Jaisalmer
In India, in between the Sun’s rays and the Moon’s beams the physical and the metaphysical tangle and blur, constantly wavering, shimmering, flickering in and out of focus. Ganesha, Rama and Sita, Krishna and his Gopis, Shiva and Kali and Hanuman walk the streets and enchantment fills the air. Even as one plants ones fleshy […]Read More Sorrow into Joy
Our new best friend in Jaisalmer and supplier of quality textiles and jewellery, Kumlish Vayas, kindly demonstrates one Rajasthani way to wrap a turban. Piccies and short film below.Read More How to tie a Turban
We are here in Jaisalmer about to observe my 60th birthday and a splendid setting it is for it too. Oh so beautiful, beyond words and the power of photographs to convey. We were wandering about outside the walls, looking for a cup of masala chai when a procession of legendary figures strutted past. […]Read More Old Father Time
Petals are strewn and Chai is poured, Clueless tourists wander. Cows scratch, monkeys clawed Topless pilgrims ponder.Read More Pushkar Too
The Sacred Cows of Pushkar have it sorted. They wander here and there to designated spots and, confident of their own significance, bellow their arrival, signalling also that it is time for a little snack. Post bellow serious and meaningful eyeball contact is established. The necessary is done. The Universe, (on this occasion assuming […]Read More Pushkar: Holy Cow !
We know, dear reader, that like ourselves, many is the time you’ve thrust a New Idea into the centre of your Socialist Worker and gazed lovingly upon The Royals. Whoops ! Wrong Royal. How about these little boot scooters though ? Ahhh, that’s better. Here for your further Royalist loving delectation are some images from […]Read More Blue Bloods, Potentates & Plenipotentiaries