With Nadja through INDIA

One day you open your eyes and you find yourself in Wonderland. Everything is different than what you’re use to. All your senses, sight, smell, taste and hearing are greatly disturbed from deep within. On every corner some other scene, on every step a new smile. The inhabitants of this country will warm up your soul and will teach you the most important lesson about life: Happiness is not the result of the materialistic accomplishments.
In this country those people that wear the shabby clothes are the ones with the most glistering smile. In this country the hospitality and the conviviality will melt your heart. In this country even bananas are sold filled up with chili.
The country of colors, contrasts, festivals, film, rich history and arranged marriages.
Welcome to India.
NADJA KAROVIC
Kumarakom, India
  
Munroe Island, India
Poovar Island
Nedumudy, India
Kumarakom, Kerala
 
Chennai, India
Alleppey, India
 Taj Mahal, Agra
It was difficult to make a good photo in front of Taj Mahal 😀
Agra, Uttar Pradesh
 
Amer Fort
 Jaipur, Rajasthan
Hawa Mahal, Jaipur
My dream to be invited to an Indian wedding came true! I have never before experienced such a huge hospitality, kindness and friendliness!
 74% of young Indians prefer an arranged marriage over a free-choice one. It was one of them.
Only about 1 in 100 marriages in India end in divorce, one of the lowest rates in the world!
Agra Fort is the former imperial residence of the Mughal Dynasty.
 
To my mind, the greatest reward and luxury of travel is to be able to experience everyday things as if for the first time, to be in a position in which almost nothing is so familiar it is taken for granted.
Jaisalmer is my favourite city in Rajastan. There is contrast everywhere. Time ago, it was rich city, and now in beautiful palaces live poor families.
  
Climbing up on the bed in museum even it is forbidden?! DONE. 🙂
Thar desert, Rajasthan
Sleeping in desert under the stars
1 million stars hotel!
Jodhpur is known as the ”Sun City” for the bright, sunny weather it enjoys all the year round. It is also known as ”BLUE CITY” for the blue colour on the houses in the old city area.
Mehrangarh Fort located in Jodhpur is one of the largest forts in India.
Pushkar is a holy town in the state of Rajasthan, famous for the Pushkar lake, Camel Fair, various ghats and temples spread all around the lake.
We opened free banana shop on the street, Sharing bananas was such an inspiring  experience. You have more if you give more.
I was particularly happy to find this place where was filmed famous scene from one of my favorite movies ”Slumdog millionaire”
Slumdog millionaire, then and now.
Mumbai
Local Indian food
Ooty
Munnar, banana flowers
 Kochi
Allepey beach
The place where three seas connect.
The city’s beaches in Kanyakumari are the only beaches in the world where you can experience both sunrise and the sunset.
Situated at the tip of the Indian Peninsula, Kanyakumari is the southernmost point of mainland India.
 Kodaikkanal Bryant Park
Hampi, Karnataka
Mumbai
 Making of advertisement
The house of my favorite Bollywood actor – Aamir Khan.
Dharavi is considered of one of the largest slums in the world with population around one million.
Mysore, Karnataka
Maharaja Mysore Palace
Chickens
The Indian Gate is a war memorial to 82000 soldiers who died in the First World War
Lotus Temple, New Delhi
Yes, it was my only luggage for my long-term trip around the world. After a while, you realize you have a house full of stuff you don’t need. This minimalistic way of traveling taught me to separate myself from material things and enjoy simple life. You shoud try it! (The photo from Goa)
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