Colorful India

Since 2012 began, I’ve spent more weeks away from home than home, and I’ve had little time to post and share photos along the way. What better reason than this week’s #frifotos theme being “colorful”   to share brand new images of one of the extremely colorful places I’ve had the pleasure to travel this year:…

Reading with Purpose

 Earlier this year, I had a very powerful experience that has stayed with me, and the story of which ties in beautifully with the focus of this year’s Passports With Purpose fundraiser. It all happened in Calcutta, India, when I went to Mother Teresa’s Ashram.  No words can describe the overwhelming emotional impact of visiting…

Calcutta the Beautiful

When you think Calcutta, do you think slums, poverty and filth? Or do you imagine art, joy and beauty? A visitor to Calcutta will see what they want to see, but the camera never lies. It’s all there. Open your eyes.                Children of Calcutta Upon landing by air…

Published in The Rough Guide to India!

Here’s my image of a lone man facing the rising sun at Varanasi: And here’s how it appears in The Rough Guide to India (seventh edition): (full page color between p. 1016 & 1017, photo credit line on page 1436) The first line of text on the page reads: “For most Indians, the presence of…