Thursday, November 6, 2014

Out and About in Delhi

More photos from around Delhi, and a continuation of my unintentional fascination with auto rickshaws as photo subjects. Enjoy!

Auto Pass
An auto passes in front of a fruit stand in Green Park, Delhi.

Peeping Auto
A women peeps out from the back seat of an auto rickshaw on a highway in South Delhi.


Old Delhi Rickshaws
Rickshaws in the streets of Old Delhi.


Car Wash
A man cleaning a car in Green Park, Delhi.


Vaishali Metro
The Vaishali metro station at sunset. The Delhi Metro is one of the most beloved parts of the city.


Eye to Eye
A father and his daughter outside an optometrist in Green Park, Delhi.

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Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Festival of Lights

Happy Diwali!

Diwali Lights 1
Diwali Lights 2
Diwali Lights 3

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Sunday, October 12, 2014

Delhi, The Taj, and Rajasthan

I've moved to Delhi as part of the International Innovation Corps, a yearlong fellowship that places American and Indian young professionals into Indian public sector institutions to work on scalable solutions to social problems. I'm working with Central Electronics Limited, a state-owned solar manufacturer and the first domestic manufacturer of solar cells and module in India. My team is focusing on building a rural electrification program with an emphasis on smart solar microgrids. I've been here Since mid-July, but between finding an apartment, getting over the culture shock, and settling in at work I haven't had time to post photos. The photos below are from around Delhi, a visit to the Taj Mahal, and a field visit to Rajasthan I made for my work. I have at least three blog posts worth of photos in the pipeline, so keep your eye out for more photos coming soon!


Rickshaws
Cycle rickshaws in East Delhi


The Taj
An obligatory photo of the Taj Mahal


Downpour at the Taj
Tourist take cover during a heavy rain at the Taj.


India's Electricity Challenge
An unelectrified home within sight of a high-voltage transmission line in Purkhawas, Rajasthan. The high cost of connecting smaller villages to the grid has left many homes in the area without electricity.


Kitchen Portrait
A women from Purkhawas, Rajasthan crouches next to her stove.


Herder Boys
Goat herders in rural Purkhawas, Rajasthan pose for a portrait.


Jodpur Blue
The Jodpur old city seen from above.


Old Hundred Names
Men from a small village in Purkhawas, Rajasthan sit on a mat while being interviewed by my team members.


Bus Station Blue
The long-distance bus station in Jaipur, Rajasthan at 5am. We stopped here to to catch a painfully early connection back to Delhi.


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