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Posts tagged “goa

India : people of the wayside (9 images and a shower……eventually )

My lover stands, on golden sands

I’m not very Indian. My passport has three tigers (or a three headed tiger, i can’t remember) on it, i have a tolerance (if not penchant) for spicy food, my skin is fairly tan, and when i sweat there might be a faint scent of curry; but i’m not very Indian (though to be fair, i’m not very anything) . ……click here for more disassociating ramblings and then a bunch of pictures to help take your mind off it

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India – Lines, Everywhere (10 images & criss-cross patterns behind closed eyes)

The Rolling Serene

Lines. Everywhere in India, you find lines. Sit within it and it seems like the chaotic rush of a tidal wave, but should you be able to pull away enough, and look back upon it, there is an unspoken harmony that operates within borders; lines. click here for a few more lines on…..lines i guess. Also pictures of lines!


India – Textually Speaking (4 images)

And if you do, a big burly individual emerges from the shadows and snaps your fingers off.

No time to tell you what to say/do/not do. Read the sign. Sometimes obvious, sometimes oblivious; signs abound.

click here for some casual literature, with(in) pictures!


A break from the broken (1 image and a mundane tale)

“there is always one woman to save you from another and as that woman saves you she makes ready to destroy”

The heavy heat of mid April Goa only served to make the blend of airs even more of a burden for an alien me. The slow rot of the produce market beside me; the exhaust fumes of the army of poorly maintained bikes and cars flowing all around; and of course the delightful scent wafting over from fish mongering women down the road. Wading through the melange, i could only avoid so many ‘cool bar’ signs before stopping for my 3rd sip before noon.
click here to join me for a drink, and much observing


India : Working hard for the money (14 images and a sweaty brow)

Cabbage Patch Kids

People say i’m Indian. I don’t deny this; but based on the 24/7  work ethic that pervades ……click here to see what’s being pervaded, and 13 more working class pictures


India : Getting around (7 images and, doctor who-esque trip through timey wimey and a video for good measure)

Ridealong (video below)

And now let’s take a wander across India a long long time ago; in the middle of 2011. It was a different , simplertime. …..click here to take a look into the distant distant paaaassstt (smoke effects now)