Sunday, 6 September 2015

REASONS I LOVE INDIA. pt. 1.

many, many reasons
why i am so attracted to india.

over a few parts, i will endeavour to share some of the 
sights, beliefs, actions that i find so lovely.

these photographs have been taken over many years.

DIVERSITY OF FAITH. 

hindu.

taken on the banks of MOTHER GANGA (ganges river)
@ Varanasi, at the nightly purja.
the same ceremony, has not changed in centuries.


a woman on the GHATS (steps) 
@ Varanasi, making her purja.


muslim.

the PAPER MACHE MOSQUE 
@ srinigar.


buddhist.

taken @ METHO MONASTERY, 
@ leh.

(the photo on the start of my blog, was taken from metho monastery)


WEAR FLOWERS IN YOUR HAIR, 
FOR NO REASON.


GARLANDS.


CHAI.




'DEWALI' festival
(festival of lights)

the WATER PALACE in jaipur, on one of the very few occasions it is lite up.


GLASS BANGLES.


SMELL OF FRESH MEHENDI.

i am the model.


i am model, again.
this time the mehendi, has dried, & is starting to fall off. 


LOTUS FLOWERS.

photograph taken on NAGAN LAKE, srinigar.


SILVER ANKLETS.

worn by women in rural, traditional areas.


KINDNESS OF STRANGERS. 


KEEPING PET DOGS WARM.


TENT CANOPY'S.


FLOWERS AT DOOR STEPS.


AMBASSADOR CARS.


DESERTED OLD HOMES. 


HIGH SECURITY LOCKS.


INDIAN BICYCLES.


INDUSTRIOUS WOMEN. 


THE BEACH.

@ goa.


SUNSET BOAT RIDES.


1 comment:

  1. Debbie, the months slipped by... next time you are home! I love your blog. I love India, and so many of the things I can go tick! tick! You mkae me quite homesick. But Leh.... please write and tell me how you got there, the month, OK for oldies..... Cx

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