Category Archive: India

The Good, The Bad and The Thank you’s – India

It’s time for the final article on India (actually, well-past time thanks to a crashed computer which will cause my ever dwindling funds to dwindle further). This is where I tell you what… Continue reading

I’m Done

It’s time for me to leave India. No, my visa doesn’t expire until April 5, but I’ve been here eighteen days, which is the third-longest I’ve been in any country on a DMA… Continue reading

Grumpy

I wake up this morning just a bit grumpy; my back hurts (darn these hard Indian mattresses, darn this screwed up back and hips, darn the lack of a simple yoga class in… Continue reading

Jungle Spice

The plan for today is to tour Old Goa with Elvis (the friend of the friend) and his brother Elston. I believe I’ve mentioned that I used to work on board cruise ships,… Continue reading

Paradise Lost

Today is a sad day, for I must leave Dwarka. This has been a place of respite from the   challenges I encountered up north and I fear leaving the protective cocoon. Unfortunately, they’re… Continue reading

Paradise Found

I wake today, once again, to ocean waves crashing on the shore and birds chirping. You “dropped” me in India based on the theme of a Disney movie and it sort of feels… Continue reading

Gilligan’s Island

Just sit right back and you’ll hear a tale. . . Oh, wait, first we have to get there. Read on. . . After gathering my luggage at the Goa airport, and meeting… Continue reading

Goa, Goa, Gone

Today I leave Jaipur to head south to Goa. As I don’t need to be at the airport until 4:00pm, I choose to stay at the guest house and enjoy the lovely terrace… Continue reading

These Streets Were Made For Walking

After two great days in Jaipur, I awake cautiously optimistic. The plan for today is to grab a tuk-tuk, go back to the area of the Amber Fort to visit the Anokhi Museum… Continue reading

Bollywood in Jaipur

I wake today, renewed. I’ve had one day without fear, frustration and disappointment. Can I possible make it two in a row? After another filling breakfast at Jaipur Friendly Villa, truly the nicest… Continue reading