Friday, 7 January 2011

An Indian Summer

Tiny girl at Karni Mata temple, Deshnok

Mr Singh at the Golden Temple, Amritsar.

Children playing with water in the streets of holy Varanasi

Little boy in full traditional dress collecting money whilst his parents busked at the Red Fort, Delhi. He can't have been more than three years old.

Boats at dawn on the Ganges River, Varanasi

I travelled in India for about six weeks - about five years ago, now. How time flies. Like many people, I found it a country of extremes, contradictions, beauty, poverty, odours and vibrancy.

Trust no one.

Drink full fat Coke, it rots your teeth but stops the bugs.

Don't order tandoori trout when you're 500km away from the nearest sea/river. No amount of Coke will sort you out after that.

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