"As you are my very first customer of the day, I am going to give you a special price."
R. and I feel like rock stars in India since the children constantly stop us in the streets and yell "HALLO! HALLO!
"A writhing, restless throng packs Delhi's streets. Masses of people crowd every inch of available pavement and it seethes with their energy."
"When we reached Munnar, we discovered that a huge Communist Party rally was in full swing. There were thousands of people who had been bused in from nearby villages all over the area."
images from Jodhpur (the "Blue City"), Munnar and Cochin.
"There doesn't seem to be a dull, uninteresting face in the crowds. Each one -- from grizzled old men with long beards and whimsical moustaches to wide-eyed children -- is compelling."
"Although I've taken nearly 600 photographs, I'm still enthralled by every face, pose and gesture I see."
"All of the villagers stare at us as we pass by, some stoically, some with a smile."