I’ve created a list of things that have happened to me in India that have produced unanticipated results. These outcomes were unexpected- not necessarily bad- just different and somewhat surprising. I’ll try to post one un-expecation every few days, assuming that I can get to zee internet cafe.
Number One: Unexpected Reaction
I was having tea with my host family and telling them about my interest in travel photography. My host uncle brought up that there was recently a photograph taken by a tourist in a nearby village that won a presitigous photo competition. “What was the photo of?” I asked.
“A woman feeding her child with one breast, and using the other breast to feed a deer.”
Upon hearing that a woman simultaneously feeds her baby and a feral deer from her bosum, i thought:
To my surprise, my host mom had a different take on it:
Let’s take a closer look at the side-by-side comparison:
Unexpected reaction? Yes sir.