Asia

A nostalgic lookback on some of my personal, solo adventures in India and Nepal, before setting up this blog.

Photo of the Week | An Indian Circus, Pushkar, Rajasthan

by Stephanie Walsh February 4, 2014
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An Indian circus performance during the Pushkar Camel Fair in Pushkar, Rajasthan. As we sat on the soft sand of a Rajasthani dessert in Pushkar, we watched a fun circus performance unfold before us. From acrobats to silly clowns, the circus was every bit as fun as any other I’ve ever been to. Outside the […]

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Photo of the Week: Diwali Celebrations in New Delhi, India

by Stephanie Walsh November 10, 2013
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This photo was taken from a rooftop in New Delhi, India during the Diwali festival in 2011. Diwali, meaning ‘festival of lights’ is a celebration in the Hindu calendar where families and neighbours celebrate together, by decorating their homes, lighting candles, sharing food and setting off lots of fireworks. The fireworks are supposed to drive […]

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Photo of the Week | Clothes Drying in Bhaktapur, Nepal

by Stephanie Walsh September 24, 2012
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This week’s ‘photo of the week’ is from a beautiful ancient city of Bhaktapur, Nepal, in the Kathmandu Valley; a UNESCO World Heritage site. This shot was taken in the center of the city of Bhaktapur, where locals had left their clothes out to dry in the sun. Behind the wall is a large man-made […]

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Photo of the Week | Buddhist Statues, Kathmandu, Nepal

by Stephanie Walsh September 10, 2012
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This weeks ‘photo of the week’ is from Kathmandu, Nepal. These Buddhist statues are all over the city and are a great reminder of the importance of the Buddhist faith in the daily lives of Nepal’s people I really like the mood of this photo. It feels so calm and spiritual, much like Kathmandu itself. […]

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Photo of the Week | Baby Monkey, Kathmandu, Nepal

by Stephanie Walsh August 26, 2012
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This week’s ‘photo of the week’ is of a cute little baby monkey, who was coincidentally sitting outside Kathmandu’s ‘Monkey Temple’ in Nepal. The famous temple, more formally known as Swayambhunath Temple is situated high up on a mountain in Kathmandu, where loads of monkeys can be seen running around, playing, sleeping or grooming each […]

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Meet ‘Baba Power’ – Is This The Happiest Man Alive?

by Stephanie Walsh August 21, 2012
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I have met some very colorful characters over the years, both at home and abroad but none have compared to the absolute amazing and infectiously joyful ‘Baba Power’ (Baba is a word often used in Hindi as a term of respect and admiration, to mean “old man” or “father”). I spent only a few hours, […]

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Photo of the Week | Lotus Temple, New Delhi, India

by Stephanie Walsh June 15, 2012
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This weeks #FriFotos theme is #ROOFTOPS.   The Lotus Temple in New Delhi, India has one of the most beautiful and intricate rooftops I have ever seen. I spent three months working in New Delhi in 2011 and fell in love with the country. Looking through my photos for this post reminded me how much […]

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