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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 great adventures must come to an end…

And as I sit here admiring the newly opened Mumbai International Airport, I realize my sneakers are still full of sand from yesterday’s camel safari :D. A little of India is coming back with me.

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The train to Agra – Part II

I was trying to explain to the conductor with my 10 words of Hindi that I wanted to change my seat.  I rubbed my belly trying to indicate I didn’t feel well and needed a seat with a window.  Pointing … Continue reading

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Scared witless in Varanasi

In case you can’t tell…I’m scared witless! I don’t care if everyone around me told me they don’t have their venom. The little one smells fear on my hand and I think he wants to eat me! First one cobra! … Continue reading

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Medical Class, Part 2

A young woman was hanging in rope Sirsasana when Guruji came over.  Instructions were given to bring a table.  He told her how to hold the sides of the table moving her into an intense backbend. “Head up, chest down!” … Continue reading

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7 hours in a Rickshaw, Part III – Time

Seven hours in a rickshaw gives you a lot of time to ponder important things in life, such as the array of footwear (or lack of footwear) used while driving scooters and motorcycles in India. There are the business men who … Continue reading

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