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Photos: Mcleod Ganj

Friday, 10 May 2013 | Photo Gallery

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Deep Confectionery

Friday, 10 May 2013 | Views [553]

Joyfully we left Amritsar behind. We had spent ten days there while Fernando recovered from tonsillitis, holed up in room nine (aka The Tower) of the Tourist Guest House, sandwiched ‘tween the dual carriageway, and the railway tracks laden with ... Read more >

Tags: dalai lama, dharamsala, mcleod ganj, tibet

Photos: Amritsar

Sunday, 28 Apr 2013 | Photo Gallery

the Punjab! this state had a very different feel - more affluent, a certain elegance and of course handsome men with beards in turbans!!!
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Tags: amritsar, golden temple, jallianwalabagh, punjab

Passersby in Amritsar

Monday, 22 Apr 2013 | Views [779] | Video

2 minutes of people passing by at the Golden Temple in Amritsar on Wednesday 17th April.  

Tags: amritsar, golden temple


Monday, 22 Apr 2013 | Views [377]

Fear is the cheapest room in the house. I would like to see you living In better conditions,   For your mother and my mother Were friends.   I know the Innkeeper in this part of the universe. Get some rest tonight, ... Read more >

Tags: hafiz

Thumbs up in Rishikesh

Saturday, 20 Apr 2013 | Views [495] | Comments [1]

Fernando is feverish, literally, so between rinsing cold cloths and general nursing administrations, I have the perfect opportunity to write about our time in Rishikesh! We stayed the whole time in the part of town centred around the Ganges and slowed ... Read more >

Tags: rishikesh, surinder singh, yoga

Photos: Rishikesh!

Friday, 19 Apr 2013 | Photo Gallery

Had a lovely relaxing time here on the banks of the Ganges
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Photos: Holi in Kotabagh

Friday, 19 Apr 2013 | Photo Gallery

At the end of March we spent the Hindu spring festival of Holi in the mountains near the Nepalese border.
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Friday, 5 Apr 2013 | Views [328]

The Real love I always keep a secret.   All my words Are sung outside Her window,   For when She lets me in I take a thousand oaths of silence.   But, Then She says,   O, then God says,  ... Read more >

Tags: hafiz

Photos: Amritapuri

Sunday, 3 Mar 2013 | Photo Gallery

No photography allowed in the ashram so just a few from the outskirts ;)
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The envy of the universe

Sunday, 3 Mar 2013 | Views [416] | Comments [1]

We were curious to visit an ashram and a friend had recommended Amma´s in Amritapuri in Kerala. Amma means mother and she is also known as the ‘mother who hugs’, because she travels the world hugging those who seek her blessing (or ... Read more >

Photos: Karnataka

Tuesday, 19 Feb 2013 | Photo Gallery

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Photos: Karnataka

Tuesday, 19 Feb 2013 | Photo Gallery

Gokarna, Mysore
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Further adventures in Karnataka

Tuesday, 19 Feb 2013 | Views [466] | Comments [1]

There’s a delight in simply adventuring, which awakens every time we pack up and leave a place; I suppose this is the saving grace (and privilege) of those travelling for travelling’s sake. What is missed by a lack of structure in my being ... Read more >

Tags: gokarna, kodagu, mysore

Ab Fab Anegundi

Friday, 1 Feb 2013 | Views [342] | Comments [1]

Anegundi is delightfully tranquil and rustic and it’s the first place we visited where people respond genuinely to our ‘ Namastes’ and where people take their shoes off, if they’re wearing them, whenever they enter a shop, home ... Read more >

Tags: monkeys, sunrises, temples

Photos: Anegundi

Friday, 1 Feb 2013 | Photo Gallery

I love Anegundi :)
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St Theresa's prayer

Sunday, 27 Jan 2013 | Views [391] | Comments [1]

'May today there be peace within. May you trust that you are exactly where you are meant to be. May you not forget the infinite possibilities that are born of faith in yourself and others. May you use the gifts that you have received, and pass on the ... Read more >

Travelling companion

Sunday, 27 Jan 2013 | Views [257]

A travelling companion who can let you be, and who can also cut to the inner chase when needed, is a precious gift indeed; this is balanced by one who can fearlessly be and also listen deeply when fired at.

Photos: Arambol [Goa]

Sunday, 27 Jan 2013 | Photo Gallery

A slow week by the sea
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Photos: Bombay

Sunday, 27 Jan 2013 | Photo Gallery

Landing in India for the first time; five days in Colaba, Bombay
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