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Two weeks ago, I was having my afternoon siesta with Magic Man and Shanti. It was a hot day in the jungle and the late afternoon sun beat us into a dead sleep. When I finally woke up, I checked my phone and found frantic messages from my brother. Are you up? It’s mom. It’s … More Broken Heart News in Ann Arbor, Michigan
Since “the season” is gearing up around here, I figured it was time for a top ten list. Well, either that or I’m just in an extra good mood because the sun is out again and I have all clean laundry. Winning! Okay, so here’s some of the reasons I thought might swindle your emotions and … More 10 Reasons to Visit Anjuna, Goa
It’s been while, I know. I’m so sorry to keep everyone hanging around wondering where I’ve been, but life has been throwing some crazy curve balls and I think I’ve finally caught up. So, I had to do another ‘visa run’ and decided against riding mountain buses in Nepal during the monsoon season–perhaps escaping some … More Thailand–Bangkok, Buckets, and Birthdays!
The monsoon season is finally here. It’s wet, it’s unforgiving, and some days, I don’t think I’ll see a dry day ever again. Heh. It might sound funny to you, but I assure you your giggles are misconceived pleasantries, or my way with words is too good. If we’re lucky, we get a day of … More Anjuna, Goa Tales #15–Monsoon 101: Pros and Cons
Crossing the Nepal border from India on a bicycle rickshaw was pretty cool. . . even after an overnight train from Goa, a scathing visit in Delhi, another over night train to Gorakhpur, and then a 3 hour local bus ride to Sunauli. We got to Nepal exhausted and starving, wondering where to go next, … More Pokhara, Nepal. . . .La la la!
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