Painted walls in Udaipur

November 29, 2012

Rajasthan, the large state in India’s northwest, has a great artistic heritage. Ornate palaces can be found across the region, as can brightly colored and decorated temples. But there’s also another interesting form of art, which be seen in less spectacular places: the decorative wall paintings. In Udaipur, a...

Dungarpur’s mudflap stars

November 16, 2012

Road culture is something fascinating. In my native Sweden, no trucker worth the name would around without a Wunderbaum tree swaying in the front window; in Lebanon, drivers hang little baby shoes under their cars for good luck. Indian roads display a whole range of interesting ways and manners...