Time travel using Google Earth: Kudle Beach

Posted by on Feb 11, 2012 in India, Travel | One Comment

  Google Earth image of the beaches of Karnataka, Southern India. Anticlockwise from top left: Gokarna Beach; Kudle Beach; Om Beach It is tempting to regard travel in terms of physical movement, but when one travels it is through both space and time. One does not merely visit a place, rather one experiences a unique […]

Delhi

Posted by on Aug 15, 2009 in India | One Comment

A legless beggar loomed from the crowd on an improvised skateboard, his stumps wrapped in revolting bandages. His hands, filthy from propelling himself through the unpaved streets, pulled at mine in an appeal for pity, for a donation. When my friend Martina revealed that she had booked a flight to Delhi, such memories of my […]