Yatra Journal
tilakgood

More Photographs from the Wedding What beautiful faces! On their forehead they carry the mark of their devotion to the God Vishnu. The  tilak design consists of   two vertical lines  forming...

handsold

Watching the Wedding Procession The wedding procession was amazing,  horses pulling fancy coaches, an elephant and even a  local guru riding on top of a van. I thought this woman was as beautiful...

weddingfix

Just beautiful! I thought I would start with posting photographs  for a while.  This is a   photograph of a very young  groom.  The wedding took place over 3 days at...

shiva2

I’m getting used to the idea that I may never sleep through the night,  so I prepare myself by stocking  up on 50 rupee  (75 cents) DVDs and some fruit.    At...

nepaligirl

After two uneventful plane flights to Katmandu I am met at the Airport by Ganga, the owner Nepal Hiking Team where I booked the Mount Kailash trip.  It’s a short in...

puttingoldleaf

September 9th, Last day in Bangkok. After my now, standard breakfast of banana pancake and Nescafe, I pull out the “must see list” made for me by the lovely man at...

FORTUNESIGN3

I had the idea before I left home that it would be interesting to explore divination in the cultures I was visiting,In Bangkok the seers are called Mor doo, which translates...

UMATEMPLE2

Maha Uma Devi Temple It took a good hour to get to the Uma temple from the Amulet Market. First a boat ride down the river, which provided a welcome breeze...

cuamu

September 8, 2010 Next to the Wat Maha That, is one of many amulet markets in Bangkok.  The market lines the street with stalls of amulets and statues of Buddhas, powerful...

goodthaitaxi

September 8, 2010 The flight was long 24 hours from door to door.  The first leg of the trip was 12 hours, which I dreaded because of my occasional fits of...