Category Archives: India

Udaipur

Udaipur, known for its European feel, is an easy place to be a tourist with its luxurious guest houses nestled on the shores of a lake, in the center of which is its Lake Palace, far beyond the meager funds … Continue reading

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Rajasthan in pictures: Camel Safari

   

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Rajasthan in Photographs: Jodhpur

                 

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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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Puri Photographs

mid August, 2010 As white tourists (read: non-Hindu outsiders), I was not able to enter into the temple grounds, so all of these photographs are from the outside of the temple complex.  I’d love to have input on captions for … Continue reading

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News and Rules (discerning love)

8.19.2010 Dear Mum and Dad, Thanks so much for the email and the instructions to honeymoon bridge and spades!  We’ll have a fun time playing those on the train.  Quick question about honeymoon bridge – what do you do with … Continue reading

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Orissa: photographs (Dhaulagiri and Bhubaneswor)

These are more photographs from Orissa, specifically from Dhaulagiri and Bhubaneshwor

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