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Hand-washed and Fresh on the Annapurna Trail

By this point, after enough rain and sweat, all of our clothes smelled a bit (and/or had stains.) Our gracious tea house family not only treated us to complementary showers, but directed us to their washing station, where I washed, and then Patrick, momentarily regaining some energy, roused himself to scrub his clothes.

Travel

The Snow Leopard by Peter Mattheissen (1978; Penguin Classics edition 2008)

I’m not entirely sure how to categorize The Snow Leopard.  Travel diary?  Nature writing?  Guide to a Zen life? It’s a combination of those and more.  638 more words

Book Reviews

ITENERARY OF TOUR FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST'2014

1). IN BANGALORE FROM 1ST TILL THE 3RD

2). IN DELHI FROM THE 5TH TILL THE 9TH

3). IN THE KUMAON HIMALAYAS FOR “KRIYA YOGA SADHANA” FROM THE 10TH TILL THE 20TH.

MY ITINERARY

Day Three: Kathmandu it in a Day

Arrived in what could be the other side of the galaxy… or the world 100 years ago. Kathmandu is like stepping back in time with a few influences of modern day technology. 454 more words

Backpacking

Radio Silence...

Hello dear reader,

First I must apologize for the radio silence of the past two weeks…internet access was much more difficult to find on the move, since we lacked the appropriate technology (most of which begin with the letter i). 679 more words

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