Old Delhi

There is a child carrying a baby. The child cannot be more than five years old; the baby in her arms is not yet two. She asks me for money. […]

Man vs. Monkey

Forget cheeky, monkeys in India are bastards. Plain and simple.   On the Indian subcontinent, a constant battle wages between man and monkey. Neither man nor monkey appears particularly unhappy […]

Varanasi on Fire

Varanasi’s Ghats are a labyrinth of alleyways and narrow corridors leading down to the Ganges. They are dirty, chaotic, and utterly wonderful. Holy cows nose and nibble at garlands of […]

Varanasi, India

It starts with the tolling of the bells, plump yet sharp soundwaves wading through the yellowing fog. The prayers, incantations, and wailings follow shortly, winding around the dawn light, sliding […]