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Comment book - Guillaume

“India is a bit the archetype of the place where you arrive looking for something and you leave with nothing, or with something else. I went there to see my cousin (and, well, a few birds too, I might as well be honest) and I left with the feeling of having only skimmed over a world definitively out of reach.


India, at least her cities, for me a big feeling of arbitrary with her anarchic constructions, here design super trendy, there crumbling buildings that have not even been finished… And people everywhere, head nodding as if to tell you that you are a bit lost, whereas no, I am just looking for the bus to – check LP – Daramsala, with H inside but I never remember where, or to Udaipur if really you can assure me that it is snowing there.


Winter in Uttarakhand, it is winter.

I will have to come back some day during the monsoon, for the Lesser florican:


The Himalayan monal:


And to see this too:


Because I love the rain. »

 Guillaume P., 12/09/2011, Voyage en février 2007 (Delhi, Dharmasala, Uttarakhand, Rajasthan)

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Comment book - My father

My parents came to visit me this summer, for the 3rd time!

On their first trop they went to Pune and Kerala.

On the second to Mumbai and Rajasthan.
And on the last to Mumbai, Uttarakhand, Pondicherry and Matheran.


And here go my father about his experience – he also inaugurates the category “comments of visitors”:


I also updated my photoblog with pictures taken by me or my dad during the trip, a mix of glimpses of everyday India:

Pictures to be posted every second day from September 10th to November 18th.


"A different India that doesn’t leave you indifferent!  

This summer 2011, I got to discover other aspects India than those met during previous visits, less touristic, in any case more “Indian”, more authentic, in short away from the beaten paths like we say.

Mumbai! The first time that I came here, I found it so ugly! This time...



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