A day in Chennai – a day in modern India

It’s May and the temperatures and humidity is high. It’s low tourist season. After months I’m back to South India. Heading to my rural people, where life looks different, challenging, but close to earth.  There is one day left before going to Palakkad area.  A day in the city of Chennai.  Good for visiting one…

Do Not do things just better, but differently 

“Over time, markets change so much that it’s not enough to be better at what you do. You need to do something differently.” That’s what I stumbled across in one of the articles on business innovation and what does not go out of my mind.  What if we apply it not just in traditional business…

Have you ever experienced outdoor washing in winter?

It’s really cold outside. In some parts of the small stream water is frozen. Some days it is even worse and water accessibility is becoming a huge problem. Water is always limited and the dwells often miles away. But then, in winter times, the remaining water is often frozen …  that’s India in the North….

A “close to earth” function in a tribal village in India

It is always amazing to learn about different cultures, how people behave and how they stay together and celebrate in special events. I had several times a chance to take part and to enjoy ceremonies and local functions during my travels in India.  Sometimes I wonder how these people would think and feel about village…