Monthly Archives: May 2011


The plan is old.. at least 5 years old: quit our jobs and travel the world for a while. Each year we postponed it because of other responsibilities and priorities. It took us a while to realize that dreams should never come second and that this was actually our biggest priority. The fear factor kept us blind for a […]


May 20, 2011 – Silhouette of a woman wearing a sari. Back to “Photo of the day”

Indian camel man

May 18, 2011 – I met this old man and his camel at least three times during our stay in Jaipur. He worked alone and handled heavy loads while stuffing the camel cart with sacks. Back to “Photo of the day”

Compassion between species

May 17, 2011 – A poor woman sharing a pack of biscuits with a monkey female and her baby. Back to “Photo of the day”

The poor man’s house

May 16, 2011 – More than twenty poor pilgrims were resting in a secluded area from Lachman Jhula, not far from the river banks. I walked uninvited in the poor man’s house and they welcomed me with open arms. I felt ashamed to have brought the camera there and it seemed heavy and unnatural in my hands. It pained me to […]

Out of options

May 15, 2011 – Pilgrim sleeping on a concrete bench near the main street in Lachman Jhula (Rishikesh). Back to “Photo of the day”

Living on charity

May 14, 2011 – On the streets of Jaipur: a woman and her two kids asking tourists for money. Back to “Photo of the day”

Eagle in Rajaji National Park

May 13, 2011 – Photo taken one day before, during the three hours wildlife safari. We weren’t supposed to get out of the jeep – for safety reasons considering there are tigers and leopards there – but this shot was totally worth it! I kind of had to scare the eagle a bit, so that it will […]

Indian wedding

May 12, 2011 – Groom walking in the streets, surrounded by four women busy keeping him at all times under a colored fabric. I wanted to find more about this, but the people around me knew just enough English to confirm that what we were witnessing was a wedding ceremony. Back to “Photo of the day”


May 11, 2011 – Two dung-beetles working together on rolling a.. dung (yeah, you saw that coming :D). Photo taken (or more like chased) near the Ganges river in Rishikesh. Back to “Photo of the day”

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