Monthly Archives: January 2015

To Veil or Not to Veil ?

  This is not a woman seen in Gujurat but in Rajasthan.  We are used to seeing Muslim women with their faces covered but not Hindu women.  The question of why , was asked of Vikram, our guide in Jodhpur. … Continue reading

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Peace. . . . on Mr. Rocket !

  Jennifer, Mr. Rocket,our camel, and I were just bumping through the desert. .   Jen was riding behind me and got this silly picture. . . what a fun ride it was . .  PEACE ! This Is Incredible … Continue reading

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A Wedding Drone?

  I drone is an unmanned aerial vehicle according to Wikipedia.  It is usually thought of  as a weapon of  war used  by Special  Forces Operations to keep pilot’s safe. There is a small but growing  number of civilian application … Continue reading

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The Haveli in Jaisalmer

This is a picture from atop the fort in Jaisalmer, the Golden City of Rajasthan. Namaste! Today, Jaisalmer is a remote outpost in the desert and actually the last city in India before the desert and then the border  with … Continue reading

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Kites By Day, Lanterns By Night. . . . .

  Here we are on the roof of the Mill Owner’s Building setting off lanterns!  You can tell by the happy faces that a fun time was had by all ! We leave Jaisalmer in about an hour.  I thought … Continue reading

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Greetings from the Golden City of Rajasthan

Namaste from Jaisalmer, India  ! We have been travelling since last Tuesday and will return to Amdavad  on next Wednesday night after a world wind eight day trip to Rajasthan, a neighboring state to Gujarat. Here is an image from Google Public … Continue reading

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Mendhi or Henna Hands

  This is the beautiful Indian bride, the night of Menhdi.   She is on a parallel roof with the million flickering candles of the Kite Festival lanterns twinkling in the night with a cascading firework over her  and to … Continue reading

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