Asia

Faces of Nepal

Looking at these portraits, I can’t help but feel humbled by the warmth of their faces, their beautiful wrinkles and the long stories of life they can tell. I was surprised of the many welcoming smiles I encountered while roaming the streets in Pokhara and Kathmandu, the friendliness and genuine interest. In a country, where …

The Divine

The Divine – so pure, so natural, so ubiquitous. Wandering through the alleys of a temple, surrounded by thousands of Hindus, you get soaked up in the flow of spirituality, looking in awe at the fantasyland-like decor of the place, the majestic archictecture and the bright colors. Beautiful paintings of mythology scenes, women in brightly …

Tea County

A winding bus ride took me up to the tea plantations of Kerala. Steep hills and endless slopes glowing in a shiny green, with dots of color where women were picking the fresh green tea leaves. What a laborious job this must be….on the steep hills, feet covered in mud and threatended by leeches, women …