Well, people, it’s hard to believe, but I’ve officially been living in India for ONE WHOLE YEAR. Whoa, dude. Time flies, doesn’t it? When you’re a kid an entire year seems like a lifetime, but as you get older, it’s really just a little blip in time. Funny how that happens. So, I say this … More 15 things I’ve learned from living ONE year in India
When I arrived in Goa, I spent the first few weeks in Anjuna calculating the daunting mission of obstacles out on the open roads. The cows, the goats, the cars, and those dang dogs that everyone warned me about. Going for a walk or a run meant that I had to face the great wonder … More Anjuna, Goa Tales #13–The Canine Revolution of Running in India
It was my birthday a week’ish ago, March 19th. I turned 36! That means I’m a monkey, and you know what? I’ve mentioned it once or twice, but this year is the Year of the Monkey, and that means it’s MY year! Woohoo! So far, it’s been a good one, but I’m hoping that with … More Anjuna, Goa Tales #12–Birthdays and Rainbows
A few weeks ago, me and my cartoon husband braved leaving our glorious jungle bubble in Goa to go on a trek of epic proportions across mother India. Heh. We traveled 1700 miles (2700 km) by train, bus, and rickshaw to a funny place on the Nepal border, called Sunauli. . . .to explore a … More India/Nepal Visa Run
Okay, okay, so there’s beach stuff here, and parties, and the usual “vacation” amenities and things to do. . . but what other stuff is there? If you’re the kind of person who loves a good hike with stunning views and serendipitous company, then Ping Pong’s legendary hippie walk is the THING to do. It’s … More Anjuna, Goa Tales #7–Ping Pong’s Legendary Hippie Walk
Last week, we piled into the bright orange TATA nano car, Dinky-Doo, and drove 18 hours north to a village in the state of Gujarat, called Valsad. Valsad is around 5 hours north of Mumbai, which is only 460 miles from Goa, but with the glorious obstacles of Mother India, cars can only go an … More Roadtrip from Anjuna, Goa to Gujarat!