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The Monkey Whisperer

As I sit here my kitchen acknowledging all of the things I should be doing, I decide instead to write another blog. Galwar Bagh, the Monkey temple is an ancient Hindu pilgrimage site in the town of Khania-Balaji, about 10km … Continue reading

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Jorbeer, India (photos may be disturbing to some, please use caution)

Strong dust storms, shifting dunes, and hundreds of cattle carcasses can be found in this remote area of Bikaner.   I stood for a long time, amazed at the scene, taking it all in.  I wanted to learn more about this … Continue reading

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All roads lead home..but sometimes not as easily as you would like

I get to the check-in counter and the woman behind the counter tells me my bag is 9 kilos too heavy. Okay, I’ll just pay the surcharge. There is no surcharge maam you must take 9 kilos out of your … Continue reading

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I made it one of my unofficial goals to eat as many unknown fruits as I could while I was in India. Here are a few of the ones I tried.

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Pilgrims in Pune, India

On June 25th, 30,000 pilgrims marched through Pune to worship at a nearby temple. Here are just a few of them on their way home from the pilgrimage.

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Abhijata and Guruji

Abhi’s classes are wonderful. I wish we had more classes with her. She has the fiery nature, passion, clear instruction, and humor of her grandfather. When I arrived in Pune, she was still on her honeymoon and went directly to … Continue reading

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Pu La Deshpande Park another treasure discovered in Pune, India

My geocaching interest took me to this beautiful Japanese Botanical garden in Pune.

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