Author: intrica1

Handloom Sri Lanka Sri Lanka has held a fascination for many people with its tea estates producing exquisite flavors. The national parks have a variety of animals and birds that holds the interest of many intrepid safari goers. The west coast beaches...

Majestic Beauty The fascination and enchantment with the horse is a world wide phenomena within many cultures. I myself was born with that innate longing. In fact my earliest memories are of the milk deliveries at dawn. The steady clip clop of ...

Sensation of Silk When I was a child there was always a fascination with the silk worm and the mulberry tree. At that stage I don't think I found the silk fabric that interesting.  It was all about the worm and the cocoon. Now I find...

This is an account of my photographic journey encountering the hard working creatures of Morocco interwoven with other tales of travel. Where would mankind be without these placid resilient beasts of burden. I have enjoyed listening to legendary tales of donkeys,...

Raika Cameleers minding the young camels at the Pushkar Camel The dawning of a new day at the Pushkar Camel Fair Rain during the night has brought a crispness and freshness to the air. The rain had the effect of settling the dust of the previous...

Today Old walls of the citadel El Jadida ( translation the 'new town') is on the South coast of Morocco. In current times it is a relaxed town that does not reflect its turbulent past. Now days the town is a base for provincial administration...

Travels thru the crossroads of time with Intricate Weave Nomads High Atlas Moiuntains Travels by Midlife Ladies Travellers Club My travels in Morocco began 2013, it was a country that since a young women I had felt drawn too experience. It spoke to my soul and...

Dhaka hand-loomed Shawl Natural Fiber hand-loomed fashion item. The Himalayan Nettle ( Girardinia Diversifolia known in East Nepal as Allo) grows in the Himalayas at an elevation of 1500 to 3000 meters. It's a self perpetuating shade tolerant plant and grows well under the forest canopy....

My journey with Duti on the trail of the Dhaka weavers of Nepal. The Discovery "The art of Dhaka hand-loomed cloth is at risk of being  lost in time to a mere paragraph in a history book." The Dhaka designer explained as we sat...