#12 – Freezing in Daramasala (Gaye)

We land in Daramasala and catch a glimpse of the Himalayas clad in snow. Our temperature change is about 28 degrees, from Delhi.Daramasala is nestled in the Himalayan foothills. We are greeted by Vika...

#11 – Delhi (Gaye)

Delhi is a world unto itself. We are staying in a green oasis on the edge of the city and on an international flight path. The sound of peacocks and birds accompanies the roar of take off. To illustra...

#10 – Jaipur #2 (Gaye)

Our days are so full that I am grateful for morning meditation that seems to give me the 'whatever comes is good' perspective that I need. Almost at every turn you come upon the contradictions in this...

#9 – Jaipur (Gaye)

I've been having trouble with the internet so I am far behind on my India escapades so let me begin with Jaipur.Jaipur is the first modern city in India. The streets are wide and it is easy to see the...

#8 – From Jaipur to Delhi (Gaye)

On the way from Jaipur to Delhi via road on an air conditioned bus:At least three or four lanes of traffic on a two lane highway; the constant sound of beeping every time someone passes, turns, comes ...

#7 – Beaches and Palaces

Near the southern tip of India is an incredible stretch of beaches in an area called Chirayinkil. We stayed in an Ayurvedic resort with a pool and lush surroundings. I do need to now confess that my s...

#5 – Seniors & Orphans (Gaye)

The last few days we have been spending time with Senior's from a seniors' centre and girls who are being cared for by nuns in a home. The church has a drop in program for seniors which features a sim...