I have visited India for the first time in 1980, and so many times after ( I even could not say how many times). Sometimes I traveled by myself, sometimes I guided groups from Holland. I have traveled most states, traveled from Dharamsala to Trivandrum, and all states in between, and loved it all.The more often I visited India, the deeper I felt connected to it. As a tourguide I had to learn a lot about the history, culture, religion. And the learning never stops. The more one learns, the more one gets fascinated by all there is to know, understand and feel about India. As you may understand, I have seen incredible changes in these past 33 years. Some for the better, some for the worse. Polution has increased, and when I visited India last year after not having been there for a while, I was seriously hurt by seeing the indifference of many people regarding the polution. Mother India should not be treated like that. Further on I hope that young Indians in this so rapidly developing India, will not forget about their culture and will not just adopt western habits and western likings. India has so many cultural elements which are so interesting and beautiful, to offer. Indian culture is rich, beautiful and profound and I certainly hope it will not get traded for superficial western materialism. This all be said with intense and sincere love to India.