Rain decor

In May 2019 the Western Ghats, the mountainous plateau west of India, covering 140,000 square kilometers, were  an uninspiring country backdrop as we drove from Pune to Mumbai for an international flight Four months later, in October, was a contrast as emerald green peaks and valleys flashed past enticing us to relax, to break journey. From the … Continue reading Rain decor

Train Spotting… New Delhi to Pune….

Traveling on an Indian train is a series of mechanical exhalations, specifically for an Indian, whether in general second or cattle class or in First A/C. The surrounding levels of odors set the tone of the journey and with olfactory senses already in a limbo by the time the train streams out of the platform … Continue reading Train Spotting… New Delhi to Pune….