Monthly Archives: May 2012

Varanasi: karma catching up

Varanasi.  A place where they say your karma catches up to you.  A place where they say if you die, you are released from the cycle of birth, life, death, rebirth.  Freed.  It is intense, this place where people come … Continue reading

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arriving in Varanasi

August 25, 2010 Dear Mum, Dad, Mandla, Nicki and Shawnrey, How do you five like to be the folks that I send off my brief note about arriving in Varanasi?  How are you all?  J and I had a bit … Continue reading

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Return from the Sun Temple

Hi again from Puri.  J and I headed North to Konark to see the Sun Temple there yesterday afternoon, spent a lovely night and morning and are back again. We had rented  a scooter and we took this with us … Continue reading

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Konark – Seaside Temple

From Puri, our adventure took us by way of a little scooter (such a great way to travel in India) to Konark, home of the Sun Temple, once covered in Sand. They say that when it was built, there was … Continue reading

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