Last week, we shared a story about a Thai photographer who unveiled the reality behind picture-perfect Instragram photos.
This time, a Singapore-based tech company decided to shed light behind stunning travel photos through a photo series called “Broken India”. Limitless aims to show the other side of the story the glamorous Instragram photos fail to show.
Mesmerizing Instragram photos shot in several places India were superimposed on sceneries that reveal issues plaguing the country such as pollution and poverty.
The creators hope to bring positive change and start a national conversation through the photos. The thought-provoking project truly reveals how cropping and filtering can change the way we view everything.
“The Broken India series was inspired by a post we saw online on how Instagram only shows you one side of the story. This design idea fit well into our concept of two India’s that helped us take it to a new level,” Limitless told Bored Panda.
Tips for Travellers to India
For first-time travellers to India, a trip to the country can be quite shocking because of its unique culture and one-of-a-kind traditions. Before exploring this vast country, familiarize yourself with the essential rules so you can get the best out of your visit.
Here are some tips for first-time visitors to India, according to Rough Guides.
1. Plan your trip wisely to avoid burnout.
First-time travellers to this country often experience fatigue because they try to do many activities in such little time. Make the most out of your travel by not jam packing your schedule as you can always return to India.
2. Dress conservatively.
Compared to other countries, India has a relatively modest culture so it’s always advisable to dress conservatively. Do remember to take off your shoes before entering someone’s home or a sacred place.
3. Be cautious with what you eat or drink.
Stick to bottled waters and try to stay away from street foods to avoid dodgy stomach.
4. Watch your feet and hands.
Since feet is considered unclean in India’s culture,immediately apologize if you touch someone with your feet. Don’t pass or eat using your left hand as it is considered unpleasant in their culture.
5. Prepare yourself for a lot of noise.
Bring earphones if you must.