After this little break, it is time to change air for a while, and what air ! I am thinking again of the thin, pure, crispy , cutting air of […]
This week I will wander through some old pictures of Orissan temples, an easy weekend stroll to please the eyes, without much talk, just a brief introduction. The Orissan temples […]
When you look at the temples you hardly notice them, but then the stories unfold endlessly. They are born in that same matteras the earth below and the countryside is made of.
The temples are perennially lively thanks to their terracotta images, their floral designs and the red color almost mirror the surrounding countryside with its lush vines and ponds and trees .
how different is the concept of beautiful and I had just crossed a couple of continents to get there and it made sense that it was attracting and alienating at the same time: yes attracting, it was but still could not tell why. I felt had to cross a gap. As much as I had to give in the very sense of intensity in smells, heat, noises and colors that was around me: everything was a riotous colorful and anarchic world to my sense (and who knows how much of these those crowded gopurams remind to the freshly arrived foreigner)
After our first entrance into the Hindu temple beginnings and how it developed, it is inevitable to start to talk about the Negara temple type and the Dravida (southern) Temple […]
Recently I was at the Islamic Museum of Arts here in Kuala Lumpur. There was an example of carved window screen from India and I thought of the lovely ones […]
After our brief introduction to the Hindu Temple and how it began, it is time to stride fast into the following years to see how the Temple evolved and possibly […]
Travel is understanding the world: interpreting is traveling, again and further , to loved places.
One gets dazzled, attracted, happily disoriented in a riot of beauty, art and incense aroused feelings over slippery butter on the ground. What a great experience and yet I felt there was more: since I started to travel I started to understand what I was seeing. I feel that one has words to describe things, those things become more enjoyable more valuable. I decided to talk about the little I learned over the year, from this point of view that I have now.