Innovation? It’s a “clear case of the emperors new clothes!”

In the modern economically developed world many processes and ways to act are standardized.  A standardized school education, such as specific school subjects that have been defined during more than hundred years ago up to university studies that may vary, however certain focus areas are given. Based on what was  needed in the last century…

The most important word in Ladakhi and teatime with Bardi

Ladakh ma-demo duk! Ladakh is very nice! And it’s people, too.  When I walk along the Old Road in Leh, Bardi stops me and simply asks if I want a tea. He is sitting in front of his small, but very nice shop. It’s low tourist season and a good time to know local people….

Leh –  ready for the best friendly giants land

Often delusion is not too far away  when you know a place from photos only and then – one day- you arrive at that place acknowledging that somehow it is less interesting, less emotional, less engaging. But I can promise you, this will not happen when you go to Leh, Ladakh.  Arriving in the best…

If you want to know India, take a Train 

  It’s a real hot morning in April. At the train station in Cochin it’s crowdy. When a train  arrives there is a lot of movement: people jump out of the trains, often run across the iron rails, clack, clack, clack out of the train windows a lot of empty and half-full water bottles are…