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…

Is India normal? A day in Delhi – a day of contrasts

I’ve come to Delhi for a business meeting.  While walking from the hotel in Oklah, an industrial zone in Delhi, to the company I’m meeting with, I see a lot of people living in very small houses. Houses? A kind of building, houses is exaggerated… Obviously, the people staying here have a very  low income….

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,…

Challenging bridges and traffic jams in the Himalayan paradise

I have never seen so many bridges within a few hours trip as today. On a trip from Leh to Lama Yuru, around 140 km. Probably, there are places in the world where many more bridges exist in a similar distance. A matter of perception, I assume. For me there were simply many bridges to…