My Experience Traveling to India with Aum Adventures Last December, I traveled to India for my second visit, this time with Aum Adventures. Based on my experience, I want to warn others about the likelihood of problems traveling through this agency. In fact, a head injury I suffered on the trip led to six emergency room visits Read More
“Mom!” Not easy being a kitten in India. I was kind of far away from them and it wasn’t an easy shot to get. I have slightly more focused versions but they’re not as interesting. “What now?”
I’m not a huge fan of the tourist traps in India but it was cool to see another snake charmer. His cobra seemed a bit younger and inexperienced at this type of work, even a bit edgy. I do not know much about the welfare of how these animals are treated – things are different in Read More
Even in the moments I feel confident and relaxed, there’s a voice in my head telling me I’m supposed to be afraid.
For a few minutes each morning at sunrise over Chennai, India, this object would appear, I think it’s a comet. Is it possibly comet ISON seen over Chennai in late 2013?
One of the unexpected things about Indian hotels was that many of them were loaded with lightswitches. In many rooms, only a few had any function – most were just a confusing, useless presence. The funniest example of this was in my small hut (shown above) at the Manaltheeram Ayurveda Beach Resort in Kovalam, Kerala. Read More
I was fortunate to travel to India in early 2014 with Portland-based yoga teacher Sarah Joy Marsh of the Daya Foundation and her travel group. The trip was organized by Redback Travels. My favorite photos from India are posted at Flickr here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/reifman/sets/72157642133542263/ Here was our itinerary (pdf): I’ve noted the hotels we stayed at Read More