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Tall Tales of an Adventuring Prima Donna "Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So...Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover." -- Mark Twain

Trip: India

There are [13] stories from my trip: India


Namaste

INDIA | Tuesday, 5 Aug 2008 | Views [1424]

Initially, I had my ideas of "blogging" while backpacking through India.  About a month into my trip, I discovered that I came to explore, kept a more personal journal, and did my version of meditation on the back of a motorcycle for hours ... Read more >


Travelling India -- 101

INDIA | Friday, 6 Jun 2008 | Views [3836] | Comments [7]

Diet I never thought I would be able to eat as a vegetarian.  But, thats the thing about India -- you have to constantly alter your reality and perspective as to where you are in the present moment. In MY present moment, I don't trust the meat here!   ... Read more >


Gallery: Varanasi

INDIA | Thursday, 5 Jun 2008 | Photo Gallery


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Gallery: Agra & the Taj Mahal

INDIA | Thursday, 5 Jun 2008 | Photo Gallery

Taj Mahal & Agra Fort
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Swimming in the Ganges

INDIA | Wednesday, 4 Jun 2008 | Views [12986] | Comments [3]

Be forewarned:  This entry may be disturbing to those with a weak stomach! They say that swimming in the Ganges can kill you if you are not accustomed to the water, or at the very least, make a you so sick that you might wish you were dying.  And ... Read more >


Gallery: Delhi

INDIA | Wednesday, 4 Jun 2008 | Photo Gallery


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Monsoon brings Melancholy

INDIA | Thursday, 29 May 2008 | Views [1391] | Comments [3]

I entered my treehouse this afternoon to find a squirrel sitting on my backpack.  The cheeky little guy was nibbling through a bag of almonds I had brought from New York -- the last of my food staples brought along for nourishment during the long train ... Read more >


An Oil Spill

INDIA | Monday, 26 May 2008 | Views [1510] | Comments [5]

Ahhhhhhh...Ayurveda. The question is:  Did I really know what this means? Sure, it is discussed highly at my yoga studio in New York as being extremely detoxifying for the body, mind, and spirit; the definition being the "science (veda) of life ... Read more >

Tags: rejuvenation


In The Life of a Backpacker

INDIA | Monday, 26 May 2008 | Views [5675] | Comments [4]

Don't Leave Home Without... I am finding that my most prized possessions are toilet paper, tums antacid (which i make sure are with me at all times), and my flashlight (for when the power goes out -- which happens all the time due to faulty wiring ... Read more >

Tags: backpacking


Gallery: Periyar Wildlife Reserve

INDIA | Sunday, 25 May 2008 | Photo Gallery

On the lookout for elephants and tigers...
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Not for the Faint-Hearted

INDIA | Friday, 23 May 2008 | Views [1204] | Comments [5]

The truth is that I wasn't completely aware of what I was getting myself into when I arrived to India.  I had these great expectations of doing yoga, wearing beautiful silk saris and gold chandelier earrings -- in the glory of all their vibrant colors ... Read more >

Tags: challenges, introduction


Gallery: Kerala

INDIA | Thursday, 22 May 2008 | Photo Gallery

Exploring the Backwaters...
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Gallery: Mumbai and Goa

INDIA | Tuesday, 20 May 2008 | Photo Gallery

Just getting started...
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