Nikki Rixon


Website by nikkirixon1
May 9, 2014, 2:34 pm
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I’ve just returned home after an amazing journey traveling 6 months through India. I’ve updated my website with three new photo essays.

Click on the link or photo below to go to the stories on my site: http://bit.ly/1qlMBBU

 

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INDIA by nikkirixon1

A few images of our journey through India. A big thank you to India and its people.

 

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If you are interested to find out more about our 6 months travelling through India, you can read about it here:

http://whatisyourgoodname.weebly.com

 

 

 



Our journey though India by nikkirixon1
April 19, 2014, 11:49 am
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If you are interested to find out more about our 6 months travelling through India, you can read about it here:

http://whatisyourgoodname.weebly.com

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Srirangam by nikkirixon1
February 5, 2014, 2:21 pm
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We were in Srirangam – an island in the Kaveri River, Tamil Nadu and home to the largest functioning Temple complex in the world, built some two thousand years ago in honour of Sri Ranganatha, the creator of the universe. We instantly fell in love with the place. The atmosphere is magical to say the least, and imbues us with a deep sense of reverence. We feel as though we are explorers from an age long ago. We are the only Westerners staying on the island and we are enjoying immersing ourselves in the richness of Indian culture and tradition once more. The vibration is undoubtedly high in Srirangam – the locals are very friendly towards us and the general feeling is one of happiness. We have enjoyed getting up every day at first light to visit the Sri Ranganatha Temple before beginning our explorations of the island. Both of us feel that Srirangam is the most special place we have been to in Tamil Nadu, and it will forever hold a special place in our hearts.

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Portraits by nikkirixon1
January 1, 2014, 9:50 am
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Gokarna Puja by nikkirixon1

Recently we’ve been getting up early to wander the backstreets of Gokarna. It has a lot more to offer than the beach bum life as we discovered. There is an amazing walled ghat area where the locals do puja (prayers) and wash every morning at dawn. The ghat has the added bonus of a resident crocodile! It felt like we had travelled back in time where villagers were dressed and behaving as they would have done thousands of years ago…. Times like these remind us why we love travelling….

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Omkareshwar Parikramar (Holy Walk), Madhya Pradesh by nikkirixon1

In mid November hundreds of thousands of pilgrims descend on Sangam to bathe in the sacred waters of the Narmada and Kaveri Rivers, and then do a 7 kilometre holy walk around the island and do puja on the banks of the river. At the end of the walk they gather on the ghats and bake batimake (chapatti balls) on open fires.

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