Monthly Archives: September 2011

:: this moment ::

A beautiful and fun Friday ritual. Inspired by SouleMama. {this moment} – A Friday ritual. A single photo – no words – capturing a moment from the week. A simple, special, extraordinary moment. A moment I want to pause, savor and … Continue reading

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Ketchup as a vegetable

We’ve been here for one month and a half, and we are having an experience we will never forget.   Moving to a different country to live for an extended period of time is always hard on everyone.  We had … Continue reading

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The Fort : our home

The Fort is in the middle of the city.  We’ve walked in few places all the way to the edge and want to walk our way around one day.  To see all the possible views of Gwalior. It’s amazing* (see … Continue reading

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Our day at The Fort

This might have to be few postings, because there are so many things to do and that are happening each day.   And also I don’t know if there is a ‘typical’ day.  It is a place full of energy, … Continue reading

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Fresher’s Evening

This was an evening few weeks ago that the “freshers”, the students from the sixth class (six graders) and the youngest of the school offer.  It was a fun evening, sharing all their creativity and energy. We had gone to … Continue reading

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Orchha : Chhatris

There’s a group of ‘chhatris‘ by the Betwa River, in Orchha.  There’s 14 cenothaps that are built together and are seen from many places in Orchha. They say  “their shimmering reflections are probably the most haunting image in Orchha.” And now we … Continue reading

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Orchha : Sights

After seeing and walking through the palaces for over three hour, hundreds of years of history, we were ready for lunch.  We were invited to this place. It was raining, so we couldn’t eat outside.  But look at this view. … Continue reading

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Orchha : The Palaces : Part 2

Now we are climbing and going into the courtyard of the Jahangir  Mandir.   Siena reminds me that she liked seeing that the doors for women were smaller than the ones the men used.  This was so when the women … Continue reading

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Orchha : The Palaces : Part 1

Orchha, means hidden.  And many say that this was the comment a Rajput Chief said ‘ondche’ meaning ‘it lies low’ because it was surrounded by mountains, forest and the river Betwa, a tributary of the Yamuna River. One of the gates coming … Continue reading

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:: this moment ::

A beautiful and fun Friday ritual. Inspired by SouleMama.   {this moment} – A Friday ritual. A single photo – no words – capturing a moment from the week. A simple, special, extraordinary moment. A moment I want to pause, savor … Continue reading

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