Before going to the state of Tamil Nadu, in South India, all I knew about it would pretty much boil down to this – Benny Lava: OK. Maybe this is not completely true. But I find this video so hilarious that I just couldn’t help but sharing it … more »
And then the dog did a back flip..
That’s what the old man probably said. Today’s photo takes us to Chawri Bazaar in New Delhi. We had our wedding invitations printed here as there are a dozen or so shops that specialize in that kind of thing. The place could not have been crazier! Chock full of people … more »
HOLY COW… it’s a self-service milk machine!
One of the funny things about Delhi (and believe me, there are plenty of others!) is that this city is somehow a mix of modernity and rustic feeling. Many things make you feel like you’re indeed in the 21st century, while some others reminisce of simpler times. Although you can … more »
The beaches in Goa (India) can be a place of funny contrasts. They’re located mostly next to villages, where people would traditionally make a living from the land and, mainly, from fishing. But now a days, as the beaches have become a touristic hot spot, some locals have come up … more »
Doing the Indian thing: eating Samosas!
When in Rome, do like Romans. And when in India, eat samosas! Samosas are, quite probably, one of the most popular Indian snacks known all over the world. Although eaten all year long, they are particularly comforting on winter days: the caloric overload of a couple of samosas along with a … more »
I saw this picture placed next to a little road-side Hindu temple while walking the streets of Chennai, in Tamil Nadu (Southern India). It truly caught my attention because, despite the fact that is was part of a place for Hinduism devotees, it depicts symbols of 3 religions: a mosque … more »
The Man with the Kinder Surprise
I took this photo a couple of days ago, when I went downstairs to walk to dog around Dwarka – this is the area we live in New Delhi. This photo is a bit sad. This man works at a small grocery store inside a building complex. I saw him … more »
Surviving Delhi: The Beginning. Part 2/2
India is, hands down, the most culturally complex country I have ever been at. With a population of 1.3 billion people (this represents one seventh of the entire world!), the variety of religions, social strata, beliefs, customs and even languages spoken is mind blowing! If a person could only take … more »
Sunset cow spotted at Goa’s Agonda beach. Agonda beach is one of those beautiful tropical beaches full of the whole paradisaical vibe with one interesting feature. Your vision of a tropical paradise probably never included cows lounging around the beach. Sunset cow hung around there watching the sky turn red … more »
Surviving Delhi: The Beginning. Part 1/2
Delhi has no mercy. It is a city that covering you in dust will make you rub your eyes, as if they should be wide open to observe all the scenes that it presents everyday. Whether it is to show you something good or bad, India tends to be very … more »