The tilted view of the streets of Delhi

for European eyes this chaos, anarchy, is sometimes shocking, but – on the other hand – makes me smile very often, because I discover a wonderful human individual cleverness to overcome the bad and difficult conditions.

Thirdeyemom

“It is impossible not to be astonished by India. Nowhere on Earth does humanity present itself in such a dizzying, creative burst of cultures and religions, races and tongues”. -A Rough Guide to India

A trip through the streets of India brings humanity to her knees. No place on earth is quite like India. When asked by friends “What is India like” I seem to suddenly become silent as no words can fully describe the place unless you’ve been there.  Through all her culture, her craziness, her unbelievable sights and her charm, India remains perhaps one of the most intriguing places in the world. I don’t think any place on earth can quite compare.

Getting around India is one of the most knuckle clenching, heart racing things you can do. Oftentimes there are cows in the streets, traffic coming at you in every direction and people everywhere. Many…

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writer, photographer, guitarist

6 responses to “The tilted view of the streets of Delhi

  1. I recently made a post for the webzine Unidivers on a dutch photographer working in India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh…
    http://www.unidivers.fr/martien-van-asseldonk-photographe-ame/
    and he is on…..flickr 😉

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  2. Your shots have shown me the essence of Delhi.
    Driving there sounds similar to the experience we had in Mauritius 🙂

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  3. I woke up this morning and saw the reblog! Thanks so much for sharing this post with your readers! I am really trying to get the word out there about the poverty of India but you are right, there is so much incredible resilience in the people especially the children. Next time a friend complains about something not working or being easy, I remind them of life in a Delhi slum. Seems to quiet them down….

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  4. I have read all about the Shanty towns and If I go it will be to help but also visit.

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  5. Thanks for sharing this Frizz, I love India!

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