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Humanity Series: Palm Reader

Some cultures have ladies with raven hair who gaze meaningfully into crystal balls. Some arrange and interpret tarot cards. Others read the patterns depicted in leftover tea leaves. Usually if you require the skills of such artists you must seek them out. In India it can be as simple […]

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Let’s Go Fishing

If you’ve traveled to Southern India you will have seen these enormous, and quite wonderful, fishing nets. They’ve become a popular tourist attraction. They’re commonly called Chinese Fishing Nets (supposedly introduced by the Chinese, although some claim it was the Portuguese). More formally, they are Shore Operated […]

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Lady in Pink Sari

I look up from the courtyard where I was sitting and there she was, walking left to right across the terrace above me.  A fabulous blaze of pink sari framed by equally fabulous architecture. Location: Udaipur, India

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