I like walking around villages and the back-roads, chucking the route the car would take and just walking, till I find my way home. And rural Kerala, or maybe all villages, just cough up such trails effortlessly. Years ago, we’d walked around the farmland at Kooderi Manna and reached a railway track. City-bred me had never placed a coin and watched a train rush over … Continue reading paddy fields, bugs and random walks
every sunday as the sun comes up into the sky the sellers make their way to the intersection of roads that forms the haat, the bazaar. huge blue plastic bags and large gunny sacks are brought in on strong and able shoulders, seasoned with the passage of time and roughened by the weight of life. there are over-stuffed auto rickshaws and arguing van drivers to be dealt … Continue reading have you been to a village haat / bazaar / market?
if i haven’t reached you through facebook or twitter, then i will try and reach out to you here. my article on my trip to purushwadi is now up at thealternative! yipeee 🙂 this is one of my favourite websites for sustainability, though really bad pay masters! if you haven’t come across them earlier, then do visit their site now. they cover a range of really … Continue reading purushwadi is now up at the alternative!