Tag: Hinduism

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Almora: Photoblog and Guide from an Amateur

The stunning views along the drive from Kathogodam to Almora – worth staying awake for!  Followed by the mandatory chai stop and my first bread pakhora? I think that’s what these are called? Anyway they’re bloody delicious and basically hot morsels or crispy, carby goodness!  The beautiful “Blue House” And our “Happy Yellow” room 😀 The butterfly(!) that made my lap it’s home for half hour … Read More Almora: Photoblog and Guide from an Amateur

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Relaxing in Rishikesh: Not What You’d Expect

“Beatles ashram?” we asked hopefully to the two small village boys that stood idly across the overgrown forest trail. Our enquiry was met with vacant expressions. Apparently they weren’t fans. Yet despite the lack of guidance we found what we were looking for but a hundred feet or so further down the trail. And it was shut – fabulous. Our ‘relaxing weekend of yoga … Read More Relaxing in Rishikesh: Not What You’d Expect

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Maha Kumbh Mela: A Photoblog

Originally posted on For all those who wanderlust…:
Here are some more pictures of the friendly faces that we encountered during our journey through the Maha Kumbh Mela. Photos are from my old blog – I hope you enjoy! For all those who wanderlust… View original post

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Maha Kumbh Mela: The Great Gathering

“India is like LSD” proclaimed Raj, our guesthouse owner, adopted Indian Daddy and source of all wisdom. “You either have a good trip or a bad trip, but either way, at least you’ve had a trip! And,” he added, waving a chubby, ring-clad hand towards my face “you girls are going to have one hell of a trip at the Kumbh Mela”. It was … Read More Maha Kumbh Mela: The Great Gathering