Tag Archives: India

Instant fame? ~ Barb Taub #humor #travel #India

Reblogged from Barb Taub… because we need all the smiles we can get 🙂 Pandemic calendaring… Where does your calendar say you’ll be this week? Where are you really? Like the rest of the world, for the past year I’ve … Continue reading

Posted in Photography | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Barb Taub: Jaipur Part 3: Goodbyes—13000 suicides, a radical princess, and a towel bunny #travel #India #humor

Reblogged from Barb Taub: The hotel’s website said Chittorgarh Fort was only an hour away. As the crow flies. But no crows were on duty in Rajasthan that day, and Google denied there were any roads at all between ancient … Continue reading

Posted in reblog | Tagged , , , , , | 5 Comments

Jaipur Part 2: Do not touch arms #travel #India #humor ~ Barb Taub

Reblogged from Barb Taub: NOTE: this is STILL the same day described in Part 1 here. (image credit: all photos unless otherwise noted are ©Janine Smith & Jayalakshmy Ayyer) We’d seen Jaigarh Fort looming above us as we explored Amber … Continue reading

Posted in reblog | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Barb Taub ~ How NOT to quarantine. #humor #Lockdown #coronavirus

Reblogged from Barb Taub: Hello fellow Lockdowners: Today I broke the Hub, starting with his eyebrows. He wasn’t able to get his hair cut before the lockdown. This isn’t really a big issue because…how to put this delicately? Having too … Continue reading

Posted in reblog | Tagged , , , , , , | 6 Comments

I’m a few mangos short of a chutney ~ Barb Taub #travel #India #humor

Reblogged from Barb Taub: I’m Losing My Mangos. Microwave Mango Chutney: There are a few recipes out there that qualify as miracles, and this must be near the top of the list. If you can find your mangos, you can … Continue reading

Posted in reblog | Tagged , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Barb Taub ~ Guide to Guides PLUS #BookReview of Marriage Unarranged by @RituBhathal

Reblogged from Barb Taub: Want to read more of our adventures in India? [click on image for preview, reviews, and buy links from Amazon] Three different sets of friends asked me recently about visiting India. A neighbor asked for recommendations … Continue reading

Posted in reblog | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

How old is ancient? How new is the future? ~ Barb Taub #travel #humor #India

Reblogged from Barb Taub: I agree with the kid. As an American, our country isn’t 250 years old yet. Sure there are some Viking graves, cave paintings, and native peoples whose traditions extend for centuries earlier. But for the most … Continue reading

Posted in reblog | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Neel Writes for Kerala…

Last year my son was welcomed into homes in India… the trip of a lifetime that changed his entire outlook on life. He was particularly touched by the kindness and the generous hearts of the people of Kerala, some of … Continue reading

Posted in Books | Tagged , , , | 15 Comments

Guest author: Harsha Sheelam – The girl with golden highlights

I’m sure you’d agree that this story has a happy ending. She was only six and her parents, living in a small town of rural India physically abused her, kept her devoid of education and made her do household chores. … Continue reading

Posted in Guest post | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 13 Comments

Dial D for Diamonds – Neel Anil Panicker #writephoto

JaAyesh Amitesh Bhai Shah looked forward to his early mornings. They were the same everywhere, be it Ahmedabad, his birthplace; Surat, his work place; or Arthur Road Jail, Mumbai, his current temporary address. At this still born hour, when the … Continue reading

Posted in photo prompt, Photography | Tagged , , , | 5 Comments