Hello, world, it’s been awhile since I’ve done a good ol’ review of a cool place in Goa. I’ve been living here for five years and I must say, there’s always something new and fabulous hidden in the jungle. I’ve recently discovered the micro-universe of Mojigao. It is Artjuna‘s sister location and it is a … More Mojigao
It’s about that time again. I started packing. I’ve had my last hurrahs (for now). Two months ago when I arrived in the USA it seemed like I had so many days to fill. Now that it’s over, I’m wondering how did it go so fast?! But, I’m ready. I miss my fur babies. The … More Goodbye Tree Town, my Ann Arbor Home!
Being back in my beloved hometown, Ann Arbor, has been a full spectrum experience. I spend most of my time at the hospital giving my super mamma some love and healing energy, but I’ve been lucky to fit in a few nights of revelry with old friends and family. Thank goddess for small mercies, or … More Ann Arbor Shenanigans
Two weeks ago, I was having my afternoon siesta with 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 not good! Great. … More Broken Heart News in Ann Arbor, Michigan
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
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. In case you’re wondering where to travel to on your next big adventure, or a far away place to dream about. . … 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
In the state of Rajasthan, there is a small village near the Thar Desert called Pushkar. It has hundreds of temples and is home to the infamous Camel Fair in November, but is also a mystical place for the wanderers and the gypsies of the world. After our mega journey to Nepal and back to … More The Sacred City of Pushkar, Rajasthan
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, we 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 bit of Nepal and … More India/Nepal Visa Run