About life and loss

One of the downsides of moving to another country is to be away from people you love. It’s very likely that eventually a very tricky question might pop up in your mind: “WHAT IF something happens to someone I love while I am gone?” Well, this week someone very close to me lost her father. …

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Spotted trend – Blue horns

Last week, on the way back from Nahargarh, we spotted a group of bulls on the road, with these lovely blue horns. In India, frequently you come across something different and unexpected just by walking around. This one even posed for the picture!

Blue is the new ivory.

Blue is the new ivory.

Too cool for school.

Too cool for school.

 

Indian shoes

If you’re a visual person like me, or a designer, India will blow your mind in many aspects. One of them is shoe design. Not only Indian shoes have different colors and shapes, but materials and embroidery make it a special treasure, and for insanely cheap prices.

In love with these colors!

In love with these colors!

Many combinations of materials, colors, embroideries...

Many combinations of materials, colors, embroideries…

Nahargarh Fort, Jaipur – Photos

This morning I went to Nahargarh Fort in Jaipur with my friend Jatin, to enjoy the beautiful view of the city. I absolutely love clear autumn days, the light is so amazing!

Nahargarh Fort, in Jaipur

Nahargarh Fort, in Jaipur

And the landscapes of Rajasthan are just breath-taking. Perfect morning. Check out all the pictures:

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Lonely rickshaw

Lonely rickshaw

Color contrast

Color contrast

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Stepwell at Nahargarh

Stepwell at Nahargarh

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Cow contemplating the view

Cow contemplating the view

Peacock

Peacock

I love empty roads!

I love empty roads!

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Colorful jeep!

Colorful jeep!

Interior Design – Raj Mandir

2 weeks ago I saw this incredible interior design at the Raj Mandir, in Jaipur. Raj Mandir is an icon of the city, a very famous cinema that opened in 1976. After walking inside, it’s easy to understand why it’s so popular.

Check out this amazing lobby area!

Beautiful shapes and colors!

Beautiful shapes and colors!

The lobby

The lobby

The lobby 2

The lobby 2

The lobby 3

The lobby 3

100 likes on Facebook!

Yesterday, I started promoting my new Facebook page. In less than 24 hours, I’ve got 100 likes, which makes me really happy! Ever since I started posting, I’ve been getting wonderful words and support of amazing people who, somehow, feel inspired or touched by these simple words.

Everyone who relates to my posts is a wonderer. A dreamer. A believer. Everyone who likes to read my stories hopes and believes that this world can be a good place.That is what I believe in, and that’s what I’ve been trying to show you every day.

And I believe that if one by one, I can make more people see the world as wonderful as I see it, all of us will have a better future and a better place to live in.
So THANK YOU for believing as well, thank you for all your love and support.
Happy wondering!

100 wonderers on Facebook! Click on the image to check the Facebook page!

100 wonderers on Facebook! Click on the image to check the Facebook page!

A short story about India – in Portuguese

For my fellow Brazilians, this is a post I made for the blog 360 meridianos, which tells a bit about what it’s like to live in India. This text is in Portuguese, but works fine in English with Google Translator. Otherwise, the version in English will be posted soon. ;)

http://www.360meridianos.com/2013/10/intercambio-em-jaipur-india.html

My testimonial on 360 meridianos blog.

My testimonial on 360 meridianos blog.

Fun Facts About India: On the Road

Today’s episode – “on the road”.
Last week I asked Mr Bobby to take me to a fruit market that was on the opposite side of the road. “No problem maam, in India each and everything is possible” ;) . Bobby improvised and just drove his rickshaw on the wrong way of the road until we reached the market – this is super normal. Wonders of everyday life

Taking a rickshaw with Mr. Bobby. Watch on YouTube!

Taking a rickshaw with Mr. Bobby. Watch on YouTube!

Diwali Photos!

As I just mentioned, I spent Diwali day with dear friends, Indian traditions and lights. Here are some photos of this amazing weekend. We went to MI Road and Pink City to see the Diwali lights and Nahargarh Fort, where you have an amazing view of Jaipur in the evening, specially with the lights. On …

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