Bharat Parv Entertainment

Indians love having their photograph taken next to their gods. Actors apply makeup and costume to become Krishna, Hanuman or Rama. Unfortunately, they charge foreigners exorbitant amounts of money for photographs, so I have just snapped a few candid pictures. Wrestling is a traditional sport in India. A female wrestler won a silver medal at… Continue reading Bharat Parv Entertainment

Ajrakh

In Gujerat and Rajasthan there are still a few craftsmen who use the ancient traditional Ajrakh technique to make patterned cotton cloth. It is an incredibly complicated and time-consuming business. There are fourteen steps in the process, but basically, it is a reverse block print, with areas of cloth being treated to avoid dye. The… Continue reading Ajrakh