Scene from Lake's Gate, Udaipur, Rajasthan, India. Photo by José Eduardo Silva

I would have the students think about why they are riding an elephant and why the elephant is painted. They probably have never seen anyone riding an elephant. Scene from Lake's Gate, Udaipur, Rajasthan, India.

Holi Festival in India - Celebrates Spring   Officially on my bucket list, and I'm hoping sooner rather than later for my trip.

Bucket list: Holi Festival - a Hindu spring tradition where people throw brightly colored, perfumed powder at each other in celebration of spring! I want to do this but not as a Hindu celebration but just for fun!

A girl with a Mehndi (Henna) design. Its amazing how you can recreate almost anything in your creative the palm of ur hand

Ajay Nagar Slum - Kolkatta, India.  Photography  by Arun Titan

A young woman from Ajay Nagar Slum - Kolkata, India. Photography by Arun Titan

Now for the other side of Mumbai. The poverty in Mumbai makes me really greatful for all the blessings and comfort that I have in my life.

This is a picture of the Dharavi Slum in Mumbai. Dharavi is one of the largest slums in the world. There is so much pollution in the water and on land that people are living on top of the houses.

India - 15 Places, Top Travel List

Camels and Taj Mahal India. Went to the Taj Mahal, but did not see anything as spectacular as this.

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