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 …

 

Jaisalmer, and the rush…

Jaisalmer, and the rush…

Finally, after 24 hours of buses, 11 hours of train, 2 royal Rajput palaces, 3 restaurant dinners, countless pushy offers from desperate vendors, and one …

 

On the (bumpy Indian) road…

On the (bumpy Indian) road…

We’ve finally reached our traveling portion of the abroad, and we’ve started with a bang, moving through the deserty and arid region of northwest India. We’re …

 

The last days in Udaipur, for now..

The last days in Udaipur, for now..

Imagine researching on the streets of a country 1/2 way around the world for 4 weeks, 3 hours each day, then sitting in a cramped …

 

The drivers

The drivers

Ajaz Khan, 30, Muslim, lives in the Shivaji Najar slum area in Udaipur, Rajasthan with his wife and seven children in a 9×12-foot single-room house. …