Travels in India

  • A Visit to the Golden Temple in Amritsar

    The Golden Temple at Amritsar has always been on my bucket list of places to visit. I had heard so much about the beauty of the place, the atmosphere and the energy of the volunteers that it was a place that I wanted to see for myself. I had had the privilege of seeing many, many places within Mother India but had not yet visited Amritsar.

  • The Lotus

    Lotus flowers are a very common sight in southern India, where I currently am. We often see lotus ponds when driving around and the flowers are a popular offering when conducting prayers at the temples. People can buy the flowers from local markets, such as the famous Madurai flower market or from vendors just outside the temples.

  • Thirubuvanam Silk Sarees

    There are many saree styles produced across India, ranging from pure silk to pure cotton with many blends in between. The styles and quality vary g...