Monthly Archives: November 2009

Namche Bazaar, 3443m and rising…

Namche Bazaar, 3443m and rising…

It takes a few days to really feel alive on these mountains. For the first few days it all feels like a dream.  Looking up …

 

Thanksgiving in Nepal…

Thanksgiving in Nepal…

It’s Thanksgiving day in 2009, and there’s a lot to be grateful for. I don’t want to talk too soon about how well this trip …

 

The long haul to Nepal…

The long haul to Nepal…

Nepal The group part of this abroad – that of India – is now over. Nepal begins. In fact my journey to Nepal began …

 

Nepal Adventure 2009

Nepal Adventure 2009

Aight, the Nepal 2009 Crew: Benjamin Chernivsky (dunno yet), Guy Walker (Climate Hero), Lyndsay Eaton (Fiver), and Graham Thatcher (The Boss).

 

Departing Delhi…

Departing Delhi…

It’s sweet to see minds departing, friends flying over seas To homes to see family, to be merry with Thanksgiving. To another side we’ve only dreamed of for these months away. Today we’re departing Delhi, …

 

Dharamsala Inspiration…

Dharamsala Inspiration…

Let’s step away from the informational for a few moments; and on Dharasala there is a lot of information to be shared. Dharamsala is incredible for …

 

A New India

A New India

Dharamshala.  It doesn’t even sound Indian. Far north, just below Jammu-Kashmir and to the east of Pakistan’s border, it rests one of the world’s …

 

Delving further into Punjab…

Delving further into Punjab…

Our final destination in Punjab brings us to a nearly-made capital city: Amritsar (Chandigarh won).  Just 30km from Pakistan, the group spends a few days …

 

Bhangra Music and Modernity

Bhangra Music and Modernity

The tour of northern India continues, and we’ve moved into a new state – Punjab. Our last two stays (Anandpur Sahib and Chandigarh) have …

 

Still moments & holding on…

Still moments & holding on…

The most memorable moments on this trip are just snippets in the day – they nearly wisp away in the adventure of our busy journey …