first day out in mount abu and its environs. the color here is intense. we tripped around broken glass on the side of the lake where people go to drink at night and smash the bottles when they're finished. during the day, families come here and watch the water. the rocks here remind me of the rocks that would come from an imagined prehistoric landscape, huge, seemingly as light as styrofoam, randomly strewn through the landscape that is made up of mountains, palm trees, bright blue skies, sharp, clear january sun.