Northern Goa’s Beaches: A Day Trip From Anjuna

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  Goa is India’s premier beach destination, boasting miles & miles of superb sandy coastline!… & Anjuna is the place to base for most backpackers in northern Goa. It offers a wide range of accommodation, & while the beach is nothing spectacular, the nightlife & services are top-notch… for India… & it’s easy to venture out to... Read More

7 Experiences that made us ask, “Why Do We Travel Again?!”

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Travel isn’t always so fun loving and carefree. Between all of the beautiful places you visit and smiling faces you meet there are countless hours spent on planes, trains, buses, horrific bathroom experiences, and situations that make you think, “Is traveling worth it?”, “Maybe it’s time to go home?” But than the next day we’ll meet some... Read More

Travel in India: The Inconvenient Truth

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Travel is awesome. It’s an experience, it’s an education. BUT!… it’s not always fun & games… particularly in India! There is no arguing that the subcontinent offers some of the world’s greatest sights & experiences, but India also throws up some difficult challenges that might have you questioning if it’s all worth it?! Culture... Read More

Photo Friday: A Rainbow of Prayer

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  Women offering prayers on the banks of the Ganges The Ganges. One of the most intense experiences. Most rewarding. Eye Opening. Hundreds of people praying and chanting on the river’s banks, bathing in it, washing sin away from the deceased with its holy waters. Cows, dogs, children, men, women… everyone coming together at the river for every reason imaginable.... Read More

Photo Friday: Son of a Sonamarg Shepherd

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  A mature young shepherd leading his herd   On our trek through the Kashmiri Himalayas we saw lots of hardened youngsters, punching well above the weight in maturity. This young shepherd was one of the toughest though. He was helping his father lead their herd of goats through the valley, wearing shoes 4 sizes to big & a heavy sack slung over his shoulder. It was... Read More

Photo Friday: The Taj Mahal

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  The One and Only Taj Mahal! Standing before the Taj Mahal after seeing it in countless movies and pictures… witnessing one of the great wonders of the world— amazing. I was in awe at the pearly white marble, the size, the perfection, and the love story behind it.    Read More

Photo Friday: Cute Kid Covered in Color

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  A cute kid covered head to toe in color!   One thing India has plenty of is C O L O R. From saris to spices, temples to tacky decorations, it’s no secret that Indians love their color & Hindus love their color festivals. Our experience was on Ganesh‘s birthday when a random guy dragged us into the middle of this fun but messy event in Bikaner. Singing,... Read More

Our Top 10 Indian Experiences

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  Our Top 10 Experiences in India   10. Floating on a small canoe past the burning bodies at the crowded ghats of the mighty Ganges River.   Every fire is a different cremation… 9. Taking our first steps onto the luxurious houseboat, floating on beautiful Dal Lake surrounded by mountains & silence.   Gazing out onto gorgeous Dal Lake 8. Jungle Johnnie’s... Read More

Photostory: Faces of India

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  /* PausePlayPlayPrev|Next An Indian Girl & Her Gorgeous Eyes, in Jodhpur, India    Read More

The Beautifully Dirty Ganges

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/* India never let me down, wherever I turned, everyday I spent there– I witnessed the most shocking sites, and Varanasi certainly didn’t let me down. Thanks to the The Ganges. The holiest, dirtiest, most-used river in the world. A whole lot of titles to claim for one very brown river! The walk along the riverside ghats or the short canoe ride past the ghats is... Read More

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