New Delhi is an extremely congested place when it comes to traffic. There are 7 and a half million vehicles in the city right now, and an average 1400 new cars start circulating every day. As you would imagine, parking is indeed a nightmare. Around shopping areas, it is very … more »
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Namaste and welcome to Ashray’s homeland!
From the top of the Himalayas to the South where things get even spicier, we’re going to take you on a tour of our beloved India.
If you have seen my previous photo tribute to street entrepreneurs in Delhi, you’d know by now that I am a big fan of those creative minds making the streets of India their daily spot for business. In this photo, you can see a mobile kiosk, that sells sweets and … more »
India: one may love it or hate it. But we all have to recognize that are certain things around here that are pretty admirable. The way people with limited resources use their creativity to come up with business ideas is certainly one of those things. Meet one of Delhi’s street … more »
Welcome to Hauz Khas Village, the New Delhi equivalent of Williamsburg in New York, Kreuzberg in Berlin or East London in the UK. Well, not exactly… but Hauz Khas is certainly on its way to become a hipster hot spot. You get the idea. If you’re in Delhi and you … more »
Depending where in the world you come from, no travel guide will ever prepare you for the shock you might experience once you arrive in India. As I always say, once you’ve traveled around this extensive country (geographically and culturally speaking), you’re pretty much set to go around anywhere else … more »
If you are familiar with Indian festivals, you would have heard of HOLI by now. The “Festival of Colors” is, quite probably, the most sought-after celebration of them all by tourists visiting Incredible India. Originally a Hindu festival, the fun of Holi has been shared by more and more people … more »
After a 6 week interlude in Lisboa, we’re back in India! It’s funny how frequent mobility has made us used to all sorts of cities and daily routines. When we reached Portugal, I felt the streets were rather empty… where was everyone? I wondered… Lisbon was not different as such, … more »
Last year we took a trip to Chennai. Zara had to see the south of India and what better place to start than take a trip to Chennai, the capital of Tamil Nadu. South Indian temples are very different from the ones in the North. Intricately decorated with stories from … more »
Selling vegetables at the market in India seems to be a tough job. No wonder this fellow in today’s photo decided to take a nap while his colleague would do all the work at a subji stall in Sarojni Market, New Delhi. Markets in India tend to be as busy … more »
Update: So a few hours after publishing this post, Kicksend support replied to me apologizing profusely for everything. They re-instated my comment on their blog and offered to give me a full refund for my purchase. It’s unusual that it took a blog post to get their attention however they … more »