Nepal – Dawn to Dusk

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We have just arrived at Nagarkot escaping the dust, heat and diesel fumes of Kathmandu. Nepal seems like a parallel universe to India – this is how India would have been, but by some stroke of luck it managed to stumble ahead economically. Indian TV channels dominate the cultural narrative here, but Nepali are protective […]

Vrindavan – A Journey to your Heart

The chosen few get to visit Vrindavan

They say that it takes thousands of births to be able to come here. You need the permission of Radha Rani to visit Vrindavan, this is her realm. Her name is plastered all over the walls, the rickshaw puller shout Radhe Radhe instead of honking, she is the path to Krishna. The world wants Krishna, and Krishna Pines for […]

Road-trip through Rajasthan (Part 2)

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<< Road-trip through Rajasthan -Part 1 We had already driven 1200 km, but we were hungry for more.  I had been apprehensive that a road trip may end up feeling as stressful as my everyday commute, instead there was something about open roads and open expanses of Rajasthan that felt therapeutic. We left the sands of […]

Road-trip through Rajasthan (Part 1)

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Going on a roadtrip though the Great Indian desert was merely an idea a month ago, and now I was behind the wheel living it. We were entering deeper into this dry land where history was etched so deep that time and progress had not been able not erase it. We were slowly unwinding and […]