Stop Motion Time Travel

Last night we celebrated the closing of ‘Go Away and Come Back: an exhibition of architecture, travel, research, experience‘. It’s been a pleasure to work with this talented bunch. For those who didn’t make it, here’s what I exhibited. Continue reading “Stop Motion Time Travel”

Reviewing the bag

Packing is an art that requires the ability to see into the future. Time to review my fortune-telling abilities.  Continue reading “Reviewing the bag”

One Word At A Time

On my one week Delhi-Agra-Jaipur tour with G Adventures English was the main language of communication. The members of my second travel group in Spiti also spoke English but there were times when knowing the local language was useful. Thank God for Divya, a fellow Gold Solar Project participant-cum-Hindi/English translator. I also managed to pick up some local words along the way. Continue reading “One Word At A Time”

Delay City

9am. Tuesday 26 June 2012. Kuala Lumpur International Airport

It’s been 18 days since my last blog entry in Jaipur. Since then I’ve traveled to 5000m above sea level, gone 16 days without a running shower, which is not so bad, it’s more the not being able to wash my hair that’s been most inconvenient. On the up side I’ve met at least 50 new people – a good number awesome, others I could Continue reading “Delay City”

This.Is.India.

I’m on the G Adventures tour bus from Baratpur to Jaipur staring out at yellow fields. I feel calm…completely at peace. It is a mental stillness I don’t think I’ve ever experienced before. This is the moment it really sunk in that I am indeed in India…INDIA! The land where one must expect the unexpected! And all is well. I haven’t been separated from my bag or contents within nor have I experienced any bodily projectiles. Continue reading “This.Is.India.”