3/5/2010 | India , Maharastra

Nasik: Rang Panchami, Holi Strikes Back


I put on my already color stained hole ridden shirt which I had worn for the Holi celebration in Hyderabad.  I had saved this item that might ordinarily gone straight to the trash can for this particular day.  I placed my camera inside my dry bag backpack securing the watertight seal.  I […]

3/4/2010 | India , Maharastra


It was the festival hump day in Nasik sandwiched between yesterday’s celebration of Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj birthday, and Rang Panchami the day that Maharastrans throw color for Holi.  I decided to take the opportunity to visit the nearby city of Trimbakeshwar, a pilgrimage city worshiped as the source of the Godavari River.  I […]

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A Festive Arrival to Nasik (Nashik)


As I arrived in Nasik (Nashik) it was apparent there was something going on.  There were statues set up on nearly every street corner and music was blaring at a volume that surpassed the speakers’ ability to render an undistorted sound in typical the louder the better Indian esthetic.  An esthetic that […]