These images are captured from moments in Rishikesh, India during a trip to this part of the world.
These cows wandered the streets of Rishikesh, snacking on the ever present piles of garbage and poking their noses (and sometimes their whole bodies!) into shops looking for affection or possibly a treat. In India, the cow is holy. She represents the earth, motherhood, and generosity, always giving of her milk and taking nothing more than the grass that grows in her landscape. There was something so foreign and so beautiful about these animals wandering the streets much like pets- something sweet, gentle and playful in their eyes that captured our hearts and will forever remind us of the wild beauty that we experienced in India.
Proceeds from the postcard sales will go to Ramana’s Garden, an orphanage in Rishikesh where children and animals are cared for in the midst of heartbreaking poverty and incredible love. To purchase postcards or prints on aluminum, contact Lindsey or Crystal directly.
The images are prints of original watercolor by local artist, Lindsey Hannula with graphic design and motivational support of her travel buddy, spiritual companion, and eternally good friend, Crystal Borup.
We are grateful to share with you a glimpse of what we were so very lucky to experience.