Tag Archives: Transportation

Rajasthan in pictures: Camel Safari

   

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Rajasthan in Photographs: Jodhpur

                 

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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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Motorcycle rides and Baha’i temples

Hi. I’m sorry I missed you on the telephone, but the lectio divina (contemplative reading) was so good.  It has been each time I’ve done it – really stilling, grounding, centering, a time to connect with people in a really … Continue reading

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To Alden (part 2)

this is getting epic… Some highlights from the Bay Area were a lunch at Chez Panisse in Berkeley attended by Jon, myself, Shawnrey, Chris and Dave (much fun and delicious delicious food!!!!).  A dinner at an oyster bar (I forwent/forgoed???? … Continue reading

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News in a nutshell

June 3, 2009 Dear Mum and Dad, Hi!  Dad, thanks for the wonderful email.  I’m glad you’re home and well.  Life is good here.  Very very engaging and I find myself hardly having time to sit and write an email.  … Continue reading

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Uncertainty and Unrest: Kathmandu, May 3, 2009

Hi Everyone!  I’m not sure who has heard about the current state of affairs here in Kathmandu.  Here’s the link to BBC’s story “Nepalese army general fired by PM”  (though I don’t know if the link will work anymore) http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/8031302.stmContinue reading

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