My heart is torn between East and West. I live somewhere between the present and the past. I don't know who I am.

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A child returns from school in an enclosed cycle rickshaw in New Delhi, India.

By: Gurinder Osan/Associated Press

"A family sits around a bonfire outside their house in the village of Bahir Jonai, Assam, India. A vast and heavily populated region of Asia that depends on water from Tibetan rivers is feeling the effects of China’s ambitious efforts to redraw its water map. Some even worry about future water wars; others say there’s still time for diplomacy to keep the peace.

By: AP Photo/Altaf Qadri

Camel Trader, Nagaur, India

Rising before the sun, a lone camel trader sits near his fire to keep warm while he waits for the day of trading to begin at the Nagaur Cattle Fair in Nagaur, India

By: Alison Harbaugh

Girls Dancing, Pune, India

"While visiting the WAGGGS World Centre Sangam, located in Pune, India, I had the privilege of attending the Bharat Scouts and Guides Thinking Day celebrations. These young ladies were demonstrating a game they were teaching us and I had just enough time to snap this photo before dropping the camera (literally) and joining in!"

By: Holly Baker

Who Let the Tigers out? Thrissur, Kerala. India.

"Pullikali artists painted as tigers transform the road into a carnival on 26th August 2010 at Thrissur, Kerala. Puli Kali also known as Kaduvakali is a colorful recreational folk art from the state of Kerala. It is performed by trained artists to entertain people on the occasion of Onam, an annual harvest festival, celebrated mainly in the Indian state of Kerala. On the fourth day of Onam celebrations (Nalaam Onam), performers painted like tigers and hunters in bright yellow, red, and black dance to the beats of instruments like Udukku and Thakil."

By: Shantanuu Das


Colorful India, Naguar, Rajasthan, India

By: By BoazImages

Stuck in Traffic, Mumbai, India

The photo shows a string of taxis stuck in traffic in Mumbai, gleaming in warm afternoon sun. The shot was taken from inside a taxi as well. I particularly liked the way the taxis lined up nicely and that one of the drivers looked outside to get a breath of “fresh” air. I wanted to capture the difficulty of moving around Mumbai.”

By: Slawek Kozdras


‘New Delhi, India. A perfect holiday morning with football and old friends - a potent combination, irrespective of age, time or geography. The moment is cherished forever for the carefree laughter it brings and a tinge of pining for ‘the way we were.” 

By: Atri Ray


‘Juhu Beach, Mumbai, India. The beach was full of people at dusk just hanging out, including quite a few paddling in the water. It was just a great scene’ 

By: Tom Spender


“The chaos and colour of Kolkata’s morning flower market, seen from the Howrah Bridge shortly after 6am. This is where the blooms which adorn the city’s temples, shops, homes, vehicles and street shrines come from each day.”

By: Ciara Leeming

Acrobatics, Elliot’s Beach, Chennai, India

'The picture was taken at Elliot's Beach, Chennai, India. The guy was the instructor of a group of boys practising acrobatics'

By: Karsten Koehler

Colourful greeting, Mathura, India

I received a colourful greeting during this year’s Holi festival in Mathura, India.”

By: Dominic Burdon


A young boy prepares to take part in Kathakali story-plays, Kerala’s most popular and best-known ritual art form.  Kerala is an Indian state located on the Malabar coast of south-west India.

Photograph by: Tim Draper

Festival of colours, India

"A sadhu making his way out of a cloud of colours during the Holi festival in India."

By: Poras Chaudary,


Students hold candles as they pray for Japan’s earthquake victims inside their school in the western Indian city of Ahmedabad.

Please keep them in your thoughts and prayers, natural disasters are truly horrific occurrences and to be struck by two at the same time must be catastrophic!

(via distortedcity)