Monday, October 11, 2010

We Will Take Walks

{Six Scenes from the Mountains & A Conversation Overheard}

I was going to write about the merits of feather-collecting, but lucky for you my eavesdropping on a family from Delhi sitting across from me proved more interesting. The father just told his teenage children, We have come to the mountains to be with nature. No iPods, no computers, no Facebook, no mobiles. We will take walks as a family and enjoy the mountains. Good dad.
Some images from recent walks, nearby mountains:








From top to bottom:
1. Bottles at a roadside teashop
2. Feathers, porcupine quill collected on hike
3. Rice growing in mountainside paddies
4. River water near the source of the Ganges
5. Friends descending from 10,000-foot peak
6. Cabbage, noodles at roadside teashop

17 comments:

  1. Your pictures are marvellous, gorgeous. I am very familiar with cabbage, noodles and bottles of richly coloured sauces. And I have a treasured porcupine quill too.

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  2. india is all about the color...which you are definitely in touch with...I like the stories, too...rock on bigBang!

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  3. You can't post so much fabulousness so close together! I'm overwhelmed with amazement and happiness for you guys. Truly an incredible journey.

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  4. want. to. be. there.

    Your pictures are inspiring. That conversation is inspiring. Thanks for sharing your adventures with us!

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  5. i love love love these photos. espech the feather and quill! miss you! xoxo

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  6. Mmmmmmm.... cabbage and noodles. I assume you partook of the dish?

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  7. i love the top photo of sauces and that amazing blue wall

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  8. Great shots and well done to that father! Am rather addicting I think to the blue walls included in two of the photos.

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  9. The merits of feather collecting are many. Pray, expound, taker of marvelous photos.

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  10. how many people can say they have a porcupine quill from india?

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  11. The hues in these photos are gorgeous. What an adventure!

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  12. I like to picture you casting magical spells with that porcupine quill. It's SO so magical. Jealous.

    Also, very excited about your internet cafe date to get your Sufjan on.

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  13. Love these photos!
    x
    Nicole
    http://nicolefranzen.blogspot.com/

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  14. what lovely lovely photos! and what fantastic adventures you've been having. love!

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  15. thaaaank you, chickens! yes, i ate a bowl of those espicy ecabbagy noodles and yes, i can now cast not one but TWO spells with my magic porcupine quill wand.

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  16. i love your finds. and the colors here are wonderful ; )

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