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…

Dreams in life – talking to a shop assistant in Mangalore, #India 

Early in the morning,  a few days back in Mangalore/India I passed at a shoe shop. One of those branded shoe shops that you can find in every and each big mall in the cities. Inside five, six shoe assistants were preparing for the day. Unpacking new shoe arrivals, cleaning, starting the work. Very smart,…

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…

Happy New Year and welcome to a Better world!

 A friend of mine lost his job a few days ago because the company did not achieve the golden goal of 250000 EUR more profit than in 2014. But 180 000 EUR only, only a 5% growth…Well, things happen. The cover of the newspaper is full of questions what will be in 2016. Questions about…