Posts Tagged travelling with my camera

lipstick, love & laughter

That’s what you get when you go away with your very special friends. A lot of lipstick on gorgeous Enzo, love, and heaps of laughter.  And the place is called Hemel-en-Aarde, which translated to heaven on earth. Should I say anything more? The table is never empty, the chef is in the kitchen, the waiter… Read More


A road trip, sometime away.. 2 hours from Cape Town. A beautiful cottage overlooking a magnificent dam, where dogs swam, families fished and we just chilled in the warm winter sun.  The thing I love about autumn or should I say winter, is the constant blue skies and the colours that fill your day. Everything… Read More

chai tea with light & awakening

After walking, getting in and out of tuk tuks, planes, taxis and rickshaws, your body aches.  So we booked a full body ayurvedic massage in Udaipur.  Very upmarket place, having had a massage in Agra and Jaipur I was desperate for a good hardcore body rub.  Cheap as chips and such a lovely treat after… Read More


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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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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