Etand

Etan Doronne

has been a member since Jun 2009 and goes by Etand.

Back from 10 months of traveling India, now in the USA. An experience that started there in 2007 continues, learning from whatever comes my way. Sharing my notebooks, stories, photos & videos here, on twitter ( 'My_India' ) & on Youtube ( MyIndiaExperience). Also touring the USA with 'My India - Where every village is home', a no-charge public program. What are you curious about India that I have left out, please email me with your suggestions: think.good.be.well@gmail.com ~ Enjoy...

Riding Onam snakes
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Riding Onam snakes

31 Aug 20123252 views

Visiting a small village on a day trip, I found myself rowing a snake boat, drenched by monsoon rain, singing along with Nedumprayar villagers

Himalayan desert oasis, a motorcycle journey
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Himalayan desert oasis, a motorcycle journey

16 Jun 20124590 views

A note tacked to an Old Manali message board got me behind Deepesh riding his motorcycle beyond snowy Rothang Pass into Tibetan India

Bathing Indian
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Bathing Indian

12 Jun 20126337 views

A jug, bucket & fresh, cold well water. A hot water faucet in Desi India, as rare as a fork by your dish

India: freezeframing the unstopable
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India: freezeframing the unstopable

20 May 20123810 views

A novice, I jumped head-on into the hive. 2 dusty years worth of photography tips from backpacking villages & towns across India.

An 8-wife wedding & a foreigner. South Indian Hindu temple, N. Hollywood, California
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An 8-wife wedding & a foreigner. South Indian Hindu temple, N. Hollywood, California

8 Apr 20124243 views

Among vegetables & Indian groceries I was surprised to find a geography Phd, South Indian dance instructor, owner Nalini let me into an 8-wife wedding

Legendary Yezdi in Mahabali's kingdom
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Legendary Yezdi in Mahabali's kingdom

5 Apr 20124372 views

I was late to meet mythical Yezdi, but the trail of reputation left behind was still twirling on many tongues along Indian village roads.

Mani street
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Mani street

30 Mar 20122464 views

It took less then 2 days in a town I knew nobody to become family, in the dusty foothills of northern Tamilnadu, India.

'Why You Should Get Car Insurance'
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'Why You Should Get Car Insurance'

23 Feb 20123135 views

My jaw dropped open on an autorickshaw accident in Ahmdabad, Gujarat as to how Indian work it.

Mud house, - India
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Mud house, - India

16 Nov 201117553 views

In summertime everyone visits relatives who kept their mud house. Those not lucky enough are seated outside front doors, waiting for cement walls to chill

Adivasi spirit, - India
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Adivasi spirit, - India

10 Nov 20113856 views

One day my friend asked, "would you like to see a school for those who couldn't sit still. Nomadic tribal children, Adivasi. India

Between a river & the sea, - India.
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Between a river & the sea, - India.

4 Oct 20114577 views

Between a river and the sea, past a playground, on a sunny morning I stumbled upon Hindu cremation ground and stayed moved. Kerala, India.

Indian train spotting on a passage to India
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Indian train spotting on a passage to India

16 Sep 20114615 views

Zooming by I often get a quick peek at people waiting by their village or town's railroad crossing. This time I stepped down.