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Finding Silence in India

Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

Infectiously curious, resilient, ambitious, colorfully tolerant and passionately stubborn. I am Tarynne Mingione. Once I settled into a career as a dietitian, a serious relationship and played housewife. I quickly admitted I wanted the opposite. I wanted ... Read more >
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Tags: 2014 Travel Photography Scholarship


60 Seconds in India

Thursday, 1 May 2014 | Views [543]

A white-bearded sweet old man with a genuine heart An elephant walking down a highway 19 people crammed into a single rickshaw An old man pushing his pedal bike uphill An entire family that thinks a white person is a zoo animal 4 religions living in ... Read more >

Tags: asia, backpacking, budget travel, culture, food, india, people, places, religion, travel


Block Printing in India

Sunday, 20 Apr 2014 | Views [1951] | Comments [1]

Block Printing Posted on   March 24, 2014 by   Tarynne Mingione Friday, March 14, 2014 Yeah sure, I love calling a tent home, having my nails be painted only with dirt, and I’m okay admitting that I am still ... Read more >

Tags: block printing, dying, india, jaipur, travel


Golden Temple

Tuesday, 1 Apr 2014 | Views [1485]

Golden Temple Posted on   April 5, 2014 by   Tarynne Mingione Friday, March 28, 2014 We left  Rishikesh  before we were ready. After an hour bus ride with our heads spending more time glued to the ceiling ... Read more >

Tags: amritsar, golden temple, india, religion, sikh, travel


I Lost My Chapstick in Pakistan

Tuesday, 1 Apr 2014 | Views [952]

I Lost My Chapstick in Pakistan Posted on   April 6, 2014 by   Tarynne Mingione Pakistan Border – 35 kilometers outside Amritsar The four of us wanted to go to the Wagah Border Closing Ceremony which was ... Read more >

Tags: border closing ceremony, india, national security, pakistan, travel


Kanha National Park: Tigers

Thursday, 27 Mar 2014 | Views [439]

Kanha National Park Posted on   March 11, 2014 by   James Jabalpur – Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014 Our train finally rolled into the Jabalpur Junction train station at 12:30 p.m. It was five and a half hours ... Read more >

Tags: animals, india, parks, safari, tigers


Varanasi

Saturday, 15 Mar 2014 | Views [804]

Varanasi Posted on   March 15, 2014 by   Tarynne Mingione Varanasi Warning: We saw some pretty intense stuff here. I write about it because this is our experience, but the detail included might be too much for some. Of ... Read more >

Tags: ganges, ghat, holy river, india, religion, rivers, the ganga, varanasi


Varanasi

Saturday, 15 Mar 2014 | Views [328]

Varanasi Posted on   March 15, 2014 by   Tarynne Mingione Varanasi Warning: We saw some pretty intense stuff here. I write about it because this is our experience, but the detail included might be too much for some. Of ... Read more >

Tags: ganges, ghat, holy river, india, religion, rivers, the ganga, varanasi


Jaipur, India

Friday, 14 Mar 2014 | Views [575]

Posted on   March 22, 2014 by   Tarynne Mingione Wednesday, March 12, 2014 We arrived in  Jaipur  at 4:50 a.m. A rickshaw took us from the train station to  Krishna Palace  in Bani Park where we would ... Read more >

Tags: budget travel, india, jaipur, travel


Taj Mahal

Wednesday, 12 Mar 2014 | Views [809] | Comments [1]

Taj Mahal Posted on   March 8, 2014 by   James Agra – Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014 We arrived in  Agra  at 9:30 on Saturday morning. When we pulled into the train station it was the culmination of our longest ... Read more >

Tags: iconic sights, india, love, sights, taj mahal


Kochi and South India

Thursday, 6 Mar 2014 | Views [593]

Kerala – Kochi Posted on   March 2, 2014 by   Tarynne Mingione Valentines Day Kochi We checked into  Mother Tree Inn  and all excited that we both had slept on the overnight train- went out to ... Read more >

Tags: beaches, city, cooking, cuisine, culture, india, travel


Munnar - Tea Lover's Paradise

Monday, 3 Mar 2014 | Views [495]

Kerala – Munnar (Tea Lovers Paradise!) Posted on   March 4, 2014 by   Tarynne Mingione Sunday, February 16, 2014 Happy Birthday Sweet Big Sis Carla!!!  We stood in the street for a few minutes ... Read more >

Tags: factory, hillside, mountains, sunrise, tea, travel, trekking


Jodhpur

Saturday, 1 Mar 2014 | Views [1646]

Jodhpur Posted on   March 16, 2014 by   James Tuesday, March 4, 2014 After spending more than 24 hours on the Marudhar Express train from  Varanasi  to Jodhpur , we finally arrived at the Jodhpur Junction ... Read more >

Tags: blue city, castle, city, jodhpur, zipline


Jaisalmer India

Saturday, 1 Mar 2014 | Views [650]

Jaisalmer Posted on   March 18, 2014 by   Tarynne Mingione Friday, March 7, 2014 Just before 5 a.m. we arrived on the platform of the Jaisalmer train station. An exceptionally bubbly young man greeted us and had us ... Read more >

Tags: desert, fort, india, jaisalmer, thar desert, travel


Camel Safari in India

Saturday, 1 Mar 2014 | Views [661]

“Ha!!!!!!!!! T he is checking you out. Look at him – Oh T… he is giving you the stare down.” James was beyond excited about my hot desert date with Papu. Meet  Kalu, Lalu and Papu:  Kalu: Kalu ... Read more >

Tags: budget travel, camel, camping, desert, safari, thar dessert, travel, travel


Holi Festival

Saturday, 1 Mar 2014 | Views [474]

Holi Festival Posted on   March 24, 2014 by   Tarynne Mingione Sunday, March 16, 2014 To watch the preparation for the biggest celebration in India, we headed to the streets to get a feel for just how crazy the ... Read more >

Tags: budget travel, holi festival, india, jaipur, rajasthan, spring, travel


Living in an Ashram in India

Saturday, 1 Mar 2014 | Views [371]

Living in an Ashram – Rishikesh Posted on   March 25, 2014 by   Tarynne Mingione Wednesday, March 19, 2014 While the Indian Railways booking system is the tiniest bit confusing we have finally managed to ... Read more >

Tags: ashram, budget travel, india, rajasthan, rishikesh, travel


Alleppey- Kerala, India

Saturday, 22 Feb 2014 | Views [298]

Alleppey – Backwaters Posted on   March 5, 2014 by   Tarynne Mingione Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2014 Alarms went off at 5:30 a.m in  Munnar . With the help of our headlamps we walked to the bus “station.... Read more >

Tags: boats, india, rivers, travel, water


Goa - Sunsets and Scooters

Thursday, 6 Feb 2014 | Views [538]

Goa – Snakes, Sunsets and Scooter Rides Posted on   February 19, 2014 by   Tarynne Mingione January 25-January 31, 2014 We had the lovely addition of two new volunteers at Mandala this week; Jackson and ... Read more >

Tags: beaches, food, india, markets, roads, travel


Goa, India

Monday, 20 Jan 2014 | Views [509]

Last Week in Goa – Goodbyes, Anjuna Market and Overnight Train Posted on   February 28, 2014 by   Tarynne Mingione February 9-12th  Our last few days at Mandala flew by. Actually, the whole five weeks ... Read more >

Tags: beaches, india, markets, sunsets, travel, trekking


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