Pictures of India Part One - Intermission over

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I've been back from India for a while now, but haven't managed to get back into the swing of blogging until now. I suppose that seeing all the things I saw while I was over there put a lot of things into perspective for me, and blogging just didn't feel that important to me anymore- I felt that being in India changed me, and I no longer found it as interesting to read about "Look what I just bought!" or "look what was given to me for free!"
I kind of felt that the whole blogging environment was a bit claustrophobic for me for a while, so I decided to take a step back for a little bit. I didn't think it was right for me to write about day to day things like normal, because it just felt a little narcissistic and spoilt to have a website where I can write about myself and all the privileges I have, just for other people to read about.
When I first got back from India I felt bad for having everything that I have, while so many people in the world have nothing- but I do understand that everything is relative and now I hope that I can use the privileges and things I have to do better and help others.

India itself was amazing. A country so vibrant, full of colour and smells and sounds that take your breath away. I loved India so much and I will definitely be going back at some point. The driving took some getting used to- Indian roads are definitely not advisable for nervous passengers!!

I thought I'd kick off my post about my trip to India with some of my favourite pictures of the buildings and sights that I saw, and in my next post I'll concentrate on the work that we did out there with The Leprosy Mission.


A picture of Humayan's Tomb in India
Humayan's Tomb
A picture of Humayan's Tomb in India
Shadows inside Humayan's Tomb
A picture of Sweets on a stall in India
An Indian sweet stall
A picture of Monkeys in a tree
Monkeys just chilling in a tree
A picture of an Indian Truck
Colourful Truck
A car rearview Mirror with reflection
Our driver in Delhi, Mantosh
A picture of an alleyway in India
An alleyway that I accidentally shot whilst just taking pictures out from the window of a moving car. I love that I managed to catch the man walking with his buckets.
Hindi Writing
Hindi writing on the wall
A picture of Red Fort Agra
Red Fort, Agra
I hope you look forward to seeing and reading more about my time in India! I promise I won't leave it so long next time ;)
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  1. WOW! What a brilliant post!!!!! The pics are aaaaaaaamazing and I get that when you remove yourself from your daily grinde it makes you question loads about your normal life. Hurry up with the next load.

    I have just put a post on that might make you cringe lol http://lottiloveslondon.blogspot.co.uk/

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  2. No because of what you said in your blog! On blogging about trivial stuff! :/ Not waitrose lol! Lotti is getting big grownup cat now as she's over a year x

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  3. Love your photographs so much! Can totally see why the experience made you want to step back from blogging, it must've given you a completely new perspective on things. Glad you're sharing your pictures though! :)

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