The ancient city of Vijayanagara (aka Hampi) was among the largest cities in the world in its heyday. We know […]
Aarti GardeHaving spent a number of years in various corporate jobs in India, working 11 hours a day 5 days a week, I became a trailing expat spouse in 2011, living first in Vietnam, then in Indonesia, and now in Peru. I spend my days dreaming, hate housework, love my hobbies, need to exercise and lose weight, love to travel, and yes, love my gadgets. Occasionally I get nostalgic pangs and yearn for the corporate life, the sense of achievement, and the security it offered. On the flip side, I've learnt new skills, new languages, started up and closed a business in Indonesia and now call myself a photographer/traveler.
Stones with Stories – Part 1
A road trip to Hampi, Karnataka
A Photo Walk in Chicago
Last October I had the pleasure of spending a few days in and around Chicago, visiting family. One of the […]
Cartagena, con menos color, mas calor*
Cartagena, with less colour, more heat, and a couple of interesting monuments.
The Dazzling Vibe of Cartagena
Christmas in Cartagena was a wicked sensory delight of sights, sounds and sunshine.
Colours of Bogotá – Dorado
Of the multitude of colours I saw in Bogotá, one stood out, over and above the rest. It was bright […]
Colours of Bogotá – Outdoors
What a good weekend to be in Bogotá – after an energetic walk around some of the sights, I found […]
Colours of Bogotá – Street Art
Street art in Bogotá
The Paracas Landscape
If you’re doing the boat ride to Islas Ballestas to see the birds, that is not necessarily the highlight of […]
Birds. Birds. Birds. And Sea Lions.
Bird watching on Islas Ballestas, off the coast of Peru.