New York-based jewelry designer
Jennifer Fisher decamped to India this month to take in the country’s breathtaking landscapes and architecture, colorful textiles, and world famous markets. She trekked all over, from Jodhpur to New Delhi to Mussoorie, and captured her adventures in this photo diary.
Starting our journey in Rohet. This is the original group before 30 more people joined us in the mountains.
Inside the courtyard of the Taj Mahal.
Sunset in Mussoorie with the Himalayas in the background.
Flowers at the Taj Mahal.
Day trip to Agra and the Taj Mahal.
Hiking in the Himalayan foothills.
This was my favorite night. We ate dinner outside on a long table underneath the trees in the garden; it was magical.
Outside the Agrasen Ki Baoli Stairs in New Delhi.
Humanyuns Tomb New Delhi.
Shopping at the clock tower market in Jodhpur.
Indian rough cut diamond, emerald and ruby necklace from Bharany’s in New Delhi. The owner’s son is an old family friend of Ayesha.
Sitting outside the Humanyun’s Tomb in Delhi.
Women harvesting lentils in Rohet.
Cows in Bishnoi Village in Rohet.
The architectural detail of Mehrangarh Fort was breathtaking and so inspiring.
Mehrangarh Fort. It was amazing to watch people tie up their offerings of colorful bracelets to the shine inside the fort.
It was so fun to travel with a large group on a single airplane.
On our drive to Mussoorie, it was incredible to see all the beautiful and vibrant colors in the women’s everyday wardrobe. It made me reevaluate my daily black ensemble.
Henna for Ayesha’s Desi lunch. A lot of the girls represented with Ayesha 40.
Ayesha’s Birthday dinner at her family home in Mussoorie. It was the last night and the night we realized how much the trip had changed our lives.