Posts Tagged escape

How I got to India…. Finally.

Travel Photography is the most insane and electrifying photography ever.  Especially when you have no time to set up, you cannot be in control of anything you shoot, everything and anything is a rush as you are moving to your next destination.

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burger & lobster

Funky boozy night at Burger & Lobster in Cape Town. Take note all images taken from a IPhone intoxicated.  

a temple for monkeys

A pre-historic Hindu pilgrimage site, the Galtaji Temple, is located only 10 km away from Jaipur. One of the jewels of Jaipur, the temple complex encompasses natural fresh water springs and 7 holy ‘kunds’ or water tanks. Among these kunds, the ‘Galta Kund’, is the holiest one and is believed to never get dry.

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ritual bathing in holy waters

It was a charming experience to watch the locals daily ritual of bathing in the holy waters.

The women fully dressed in sari’s, every colour of the rainbow and the men stripped down …

The Galtaji monkey temple is at Khaniya, Jaipur, Rajasthan.  Although it was out of season for me and it was not a very hot day, I caught a glimpse of this very special ritual of women and men, stripping down and bathing in the holy waters.  It was just endearing to watch these woman bathing so gentle and praying as they cleansed themselves.

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my camera baby

My friends & family are simply annoyed by my camera bag, its travelled to many countries, dropped a few times, full of all sort of funky smells from incense in India, to water buffalo poo from my road trip to Chaing Rai.

To a little bit of wine (okay maybe alot), maybe champagne and definitely many cups of coffees messed on my journeys. As I am always travelling somewhere.

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