India Village Life

India Village Life in Images

Visiting a village family in rural India

Some of my favorite photos from villages in northern India. Some of my best memories are of conversations I had with these folks, with body language and facial expressions.

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A village man we encountered on a camel trek through the desert outside Jaisalmer, India.

India Village Life

Isn’t she just gorgeous?

India Village Life

India Village Life

These little kiddos followed me around begging for candy. I’m pretty sure the one in the yellow still has my red bangle; it was about five sizes too big for her tiny arm.

India Village Life

India Village Life

The sheep trough got plugged up with mud, so he had to clean it out while the thirsty sheep waiting impatiently.

India Village Life

India Village Life

Those eyes! So big and precious.

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Have you ever traveled to the local villages of a foreign country? What was your experience like?


India Village Life in Images
Written by:Jessica J. Hill
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18 Comments

  1. Gorgeous Photos – WOW!

  2. Amazing photos…I love the one of the girl!

  3. Some really great shots you have here. I especially like the man smiling on the ladder and the baby on the cot, that last one is so colorful.

  4. The pictures are so lively and gorgeous!

  5. Jennifer says:

    Beautiful photos of rural India. This isn’t often a side we see when people write about India, so thank you for sharing!

  6. Frank says:

    Great photos Jessica, must have been a great experience.
    Frank (bbqboy)

  7. Matthew Fine says:

    Awesome and beautiful pictures! How long did you stay in the village? I have always wanted to stay in a rural village and absorb the culture

    • jessicajhill says:

      Thanks, Mathew! These are from several villages that I passed through while on a camel trek, and one special one I wandered to in hopes of finding a toilet during an 8-hour camel festival in the hot desert with no bathrooms! I ended up finding a tree, and having chai with the sweet family who called the tree their bathroom. It was a fabulous experience! Thanks so much for your comments.

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