Haridwar

by Ragini

posted November 23, 2011

category India

Over the weekend my aunt and I took my grandma to Haridwar, a Hindu holy city. It’s a typical, sleepy Indian town, but our hotel on the Ganges had a nice view and a private ghat, and the evening aarti at Har ki Pauri was rather pretty.

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A very Rajasthani November

by Ragini

posted November 10, 2011

category India

I recently traveled to rural Rajasthan to do a site visit for the non-profit where I work. We collaborate with a number of grassroots organizations in the nearby villages to support their land and water resource management projects.  

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Happy Diwali!

by Ragini

posted October 27, 2011

category India

Yesterday was Diwali. Here are some shots of our local market in Dwarka (New Delhi) in all its Diwali colors.  

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A Diwali mela

by Ragini

posted October 22, 2011

category India

Diwali is on Wednesday, and so we went on a little adventure to the annual Blind Relief Association mela.

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Happy birthday to me!

by Ragini

posted October 22, 2011

category Food, India

My birthday was last week – and we celebrated with dinner and a cake.

The last days of summer

by Ragini

posted August 29, 2011

category LA

My last week in Southern California ended with a morning in Santa Monica – a walk and breakfast by the beach.

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A cloudy day at Hermosa Beach

by Ragini

posted August 14, 2011

category LA

Not a great beach day, but perfect photography weather.

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OC Fair

by Ragini

posted August 7, 2011

category Food, LA

Deep fried food + animals + rides = success!

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Yountville for the Fourth

by Ragini

posted July 19, 2011

category Bay Area

My family and I went to Thomas Keller’s Bouchon Bistro in Yountville, CA for the fourth of July. Keller has his own garden where he gets fresh produce for his restaurants.

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A magical going-away tea party

by Ragini

posted July 19, 2011

category Food, Friends, LA

My friend made all of these gorgeous, fancy finger foods for her going away party. Good luck in New York, Ellen!

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