Last year, I wrote this post about the festival of Ganesh, the God of auspicious beginnings. We had friends visiting from the Dominican Republic, at the time, and of course, we took them around the city,
Today, I received this picture from Genevieve. She created a little altar to Ganesha (see the small statue of the idol with the elephant head, lost in the foliage and flowers behind the candle?) in her home in the mountains of the Dominican Republic.
I love it that our friends took with them the colors, fragrances, and beautiful details of this joyous Indian festival and decided to recreate it on the other side of the world.