India

September 19, 2013
Rajasthani Portraits

Rajasthan Portraits from Jodhpur

I’ve made a special effort in India to take more portraits. The diversity of India is best represented by various ethnic groups, their different physical features […]
September 1, 2013
kolkata

Kolkata (Calcutta) via Instagram

  I recently got my first smart phone. It’s my first phone with a camera, too. I know, I’m a little late when it comes to […]
August 29, 2013
digital nomad in rishikesh

A Digital Nomad in Rishikesh

Traditionally, Rishikesh has attracted Hindu pilgrims, yoga enthusiasts, meditation students, and those seeking enlightenment.     But recently the town has lured digital nomads and other […]
August 13, 2013

7 Views out my train window

I wanted to give a short photo essay capturing the scenery out the window of the train. Trains connect almost every part of India and are an […]
August 10, 2013
Bodhi Tree in Bodh Gaya

Sitting under the Bodhi Tree in Bodh Gaya

Of the four sites associated with Buddha, this is the most revered. In 623 BC, Siddhartha Guttama, son of the Brahman, came here to meditate. Today, […]
August 6, 2013

My Daily Routine in Rishikesh: Writing, Internet, Yoga

Rishikesh is well suited for the long-stay traveler, the yoga or meditation student, or anyone needing rest in their life. Rishikesh proper is actually a large, […]
July 30, 2013

A Walk around Shimla—India’s Favorite Hill Station

We’ve scored ourselves a cheap guesthouse on the side of the ridge. It’s an awkward period in July between two high seasons. It’s the monsoon, but […]
July 25, 2013
gujarat

Why I went to Gujarat

Gujarat has a reputation as one of India’s most prosperous and business-friendly states. It’s a tad more expensive than the rest of the country and not […]
July 22, 2013

Couchsurfing is Not Dead (At least I hope)

I’ve been reading an awful lot online lately about how couchsurfing isn’t what it used to be. As it’s gone mainstream, an unsavory bunch has joined […]
July 19, 2013

Alcohol Tourism in Diu

At the bottom of Gujarat state, beyond the reaches of the vast Indian rail network, lies the island of Diu. It is one of the few […]
July 2, 2013

Off the Tourist Trail in Junagadh India [Photos]

The following series of photos give an overview of my time spent in Junagadh, India. The ancient city is fascinating but sees few foreign travelers due […]
June 28, 2013
ahmedabad

A Walk through Ahmedabad India

  Ahmedabad, in the Indian state of Gujarat, is known as a living heritage city. What does that mean exactly?   I ask Nirav Panchal, my […]