Desi, Bengaluru

khadi

people

white

feeling for orange

a idyllic day at the 2up2down farm with Namrata and her artisans making new samples of woolen clamp dye throws

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Koshy’s, always

international news

 

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seen from the window while traveling

simple beauty in work

white

the beautiful and humble St Francis church from 1509 is said to be India’s oldest European built church; Ft Cochin

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Santa Cruz Basilica Ft Cochin built in 1902

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food

bright at night

earthtones

red

Kerala Folkart Museum in Ft Cochin

an early morning walk in Ft Cochin

green

pink

food shopping and home cooking; a rare treat while traveling.  thank you Fiona!

our man on the ground, Venugopal

i miss these little guys when i’m not here

 

   

hello India!

making samples and drinking in the atmoshphere

tropical plants and trees

reds

whites

shopping bits and pieces

yellows

  

pales

flowers

streets as seen en route

pinks

out the window of my taxi at nighttime

treats

shopping

neutrals and soft light

 

rainbows

driving through Jaipur

greens

day trip to Jaipur khadi institutions

Tokyo shop fronts and other things

Tokyo shopping

ex New Yorkers via Tokyo, owners of Bear Pond Espresso

apartment hotel Shinjuku was our home away from home

filled with antiques and quirks, a teeny tiny kitchenette and a big cozy bed

this is a photo of the best restaurant ever…sadly i don’t know the name or how to find it again

cooking serving and washing dishes done all by one man; the food a blend of cultures and flavors

eating out

food

delicious DIY hotel room breakfasts and snacks thanks to 7-11