Chotti Holi

  It’s Chotti Holi, the day before the main Hindu Festival of Colour, In the morning I leave the quiet oasis that I am staying in, an old Haveli with a central courtyard, full of vines & flowers & calm, shaded from the sun and the heat, I step through the enormous wooden front doors, … More Chotti Holi

Just another Monday

Monday morning, a little before eight am, walking across the footbridge at the edge of Lake Pichola, there is no rush hour here in this little backwater away from the more modern streets of Udaipur, this city of half a million in Rajasthan. I pass little temples and shrines alongside the lake, the aroma of … More Just another Monday