A surprise encounter. An unplanned whistle-stop in the village of Khetolai in Rajasthan in 2007 lead me to these women and children of the Meghwal caste. It took a good deal of persuasion to get them to pose. This was (still is?) an old, insulated world where the women are not accustomed to interacting with […]
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The water’s edge. Gentle lapping of the waves, birdsong, and the rustle of fishermen going about their chores commingle as the curtain rises on a misty morning in Siridona, Goa. A short video below captures the rhythms. This is a follow-up to the preceding post, Serene Siridona.
An eventful evening. Memories of a drive in 2007 through the Thar Desert of Rajasthan heading west from Jodhpur to Jaisalmer. The village of Khichan is the winter destination for thousands of Demoiselle Cranes. Unfortunately, the birds had left en masse a day earlier and I missed this remarkable spectacle. […]
Monsoon drama. These are scenes from an eventful monsoon morning in Goa in August 2012. The first two images were taken during the ferry crossing on River Mandovi, moments before the clouds unloaded their cargo. The rest happened on the island of Divar across the river. In the second photo, all the major monuments of […]