Shimla, India

Located in the picturesque foothills of the Himalayas, the capital of Himachal Pradesh and once the summer capital of British India. Shimla is the terminus for one of the three Mountain Railways of India, a UNESCO World Heritage site. A 96 km long single rail link built in the mid nineteenth century connecting Kalka and … More Shimla, India

Trekking the Annapurna Circuit – Part 1: 50 Shades Of Green

Day 1 – 6:30 am. Packing only the essentials, a couple outfits to hike in, one to hang around in at the days finish, gore-tex gear, basic toiletries, a couple books, a little food (muesli for the mornings, granola bars and trail mix as snacks on the move), and of course my juggling balls I … More Trekking the Annapurna Circuit – Part 1: 50 Shades Of Green

2 Weeks in Goa

I can hear the faint whispers of the lives of thousands lured here and the many who were snared and never left. Come in, don’t worry, slip off the sandals, have a drink, smoke a joint, breathe in the air. Slowly becoming enshrouded by these emerald wisps of a maiden imprisoning me in this forbidden … More 2 Weeks in Goa

Week Six Transition

It has been six weeks… India… things have changed. Something at first turned me away from this country, an extreme culture shock. I didn’t think I would be upset to leave, or really want to return. Still just under the surface of a country that would take a lifetime to fully understand, I felt different. … More Week Six Transition